TransForce Inc. Augments Management Team - New Corporate Structure Supports Continuing Growth

MONTREAL, May 24, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - TransForce Inc. (TSX: TFI), a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry today announced that following a recommendation from Alain Bédard, Chairman, President and CEO, the Company's Board of Directors has approved a new corporate structure which includes the nomination of five Executive Vice-Presidents. The move will assist Mr. Bédard in dealing with the development and growth strategy of the Company.

Those named are Jean-François Dodier, Marc Fox, James P. Houston, Brian Kohut and Rob O'Reilly. All have extensive senior operational experience with TransForce and will oversee the daily operations of the various companies within the TransForce family.

"Each of these gentlemen has my strong personal endorsement as they have made solid contributions to the Company over the years. Their proven management skills and commitment are exemplary," commented Mr. Bédard.

"TransForce has expanded materially within the past few months and this enhanced corporate structure will ensure that all new operations are fully and efficiently integrated and that service to our customers remains the number one priority.  Their well-earned promotions will allow me to focus more fully on the further expansion of the Company, particularly into U.S. markets, so that we can continue to deliver meaningful returns to shareholders," he concluded.

TransForce Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry. Operating across Canada and the United States, TransForce creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned, operating subsidiaries. Under the TransForce umbrella, companies benefit from corporate financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TransForce companies service four well-defined reportable segments:

  • Package and Courier; 
  • Less-Than-Truckload; 
  • Truckload, which includes specialized truckload and dedicated services;
  • Specialized Services, which includes waste management, energy sector services, logistics and ancillary transportation services.

TransForce Inc. (TFI) is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). For more information, visit

Except for historical information provided herein, this press release may contain information and statements of a forward-looking nature concerning the future performance of TransForce. These statements are based on suppositions and uncertainties as well as on management's best possible evaluation of future events. Such factors may include, without excluding other considerations, fluctuations in quarterly results, evolution in customer demand for TransForce's products and services, the impact of price pressures exerted by competitors, and general market trends or economic changes. As a result, readers are advised that actual results may differ from expected results.


For further information:

Alain Bédard
Chairman, President and CEO
TransForce Inc.
(514) 331-4200   
Rick Leckner
MaisonBrison Communications
(514) 731-0000

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