Robert L. Johnson Acquires R. Thompson Trucking

Robert L. Johnson Acquires R. Thompson Trucking

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and chairman of RLJ Equity Partners, today announced the acquisition of regional trucking company R. Thompson Trucking, now RLJ Thompson Trucking, from Linx Capital Partners.

RLJ will partner with President and CEO Richard L. Thompson and the rest of the senior management team of Thompson Trucking to expand the company’s footprint throughout the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states, said Rufus H. Rivers, managing partner of RLJ Equity Partners, in a written statement.

“My goal is to make RLJ Thompson the largest minority owned transportation company in the country,” Johnson said.