TransForce

TransForce

TransForce, Inc., is a $2.7 billion transportation holding company with package, LTL, truckload and specialized trucking subsidiaries. At the end of 2011, the company operated 11,390 trucks and vans, with 334 terminals in Canada and 75 locations in the U.S. spread among more than 50 subsidiary companies. The firm is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

28 Jul 2014
Fresh from acquiring U.S. truckload carrier Transport America, Canadian trucking giant TransForce is offering nearly C$500 million for Contrans, a publicly owned Woodstock, Ontario-based holding company specializing in bulk, flatbed, and tank trucking.
07 Jul 2014
One of North America’s largest trucking operators grew a little more last week, as TransForce officially finalized the acquisition of Transport America, Inc.
02 Jun 2014
Canada’s largest trucking operator, TransForce, will purchase U.S. trucking company Transport America for $310 million, including the assumption of $150 million in debt held by the Eagan, Minnesota-based carrier, the companies said today.
27 Mar 2014
Canada's largest trucking operator, holding company TransForce, completed its acquisition of Vitran, increasing its LTL market share in Canada and raising its North American profile.
Higher construction spending will translate to more opportunities in flatbed haulers of steel and other commodities used in commercial and residential buildings.
02 Jan 2014
CRST International started 2014 by acquiring BESL Transfer, a flatbed trucking company in Cincinnati. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Vitran truck
30 Dec 2013
TransForce today agreed to acquire Vitran for approximately $136 million, including $29 million in debt.
05 Nov 2013
Vitran is putting a buffer between its profitable Canadian trucking operations and any unwelcome suitors, adopting a “shareholder rights plan” designed to slow or ward off any unsolicited bids.
30 Oct 2013
TransForce reported its profit in third quarter of 2013 was C$44.0 million (about US$42.0 million), down 18.2 percent year-over-year.
01 Oct 2013
Matthew Moroun just may have made the trucking deal of the decade, if not the new century. For only $2 million and the assumption of about $30 million in debt, the vice chairman of CenTra and son of trucking magnate Manuel “Matty” Moroun hopes to pick up the U.S. operations of $703 million Toronto-based Vitran.
26 Sep 2013
TransForce, through its subsidiary Dynamex Canada, has acquired all of the shares of Total Delivery Systems, a British Columbia-based courier and distribution services company.
26 Sep 2013
Vitran will review an offer for its Canadian business from trucking giant TransForce. Will there be a bidding war for the company?
26 Sep 2013
TransForce, the $3.1 billion Canadian trucking operator, is bidding to acquire the Canadian operations of less-than-truckload carrier Vitran, less than a week after Toronto-based Vitran announced the sale of its U.S. business.