Contrans Group Inc. announces acquisition of Truboy Freight International
Inc.

(TSX:CSS)

WOODSTOCK, ON, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Contrans Group Inc. (Contrans) is pleased to announce that it has acquired certain of the assets and business of Truboy Freight International Inc. ("Truboy"), an Ontario-based flatbed transportation business.

Contrans plans to blend Truboy into an existing operation - Laidlaw Carriers Flatbed LP - that currently operates from offices in Hagersville Ontario.

Stan Dunford, Chief Executive Officer of Contrans, stated that "adding Truboy to our existing flatbed operations in Ontario offers the existing Truboy customers a great platform for growth and expanded service capacity; and for the existing Laidlaw operation, this acquisition will extend our reach to a new customer base. This should prove valuable to all parties."

SOURCE Contrans Group Inc.

For further information: For further information: Stan G. Dunford, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, or Gregory W. Rumble, President and Chief Operating Officer, Phone: (519) 421-4600, E-mail: info@contrans.ca, Web site: www.contrans.ca

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