HARTLAND, NB, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - As part of its growth strategy, Day & Ross has acquired Stonehammer Transport Inc., an established carrier based in Okotoks, Alberta.
"This acquisition in Western Canada is a significant complement to our Eastern flatbed fleet, bolstering our national network to better serve our customers," said Bill Doherty, CEO. "We are proud to welcome the Stonehammer team to the Day & Ross family, and we look forward to working together to provide quality service with a commitment to safety."
Stonehammer currently operates in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia serving clients in the energy, construction and power industries with a fleet that includes 53' Step Decks, Flat Bed Trucks, Cargo Trucks and 1-Ton Trucks. 'This is a great addition to our fleet and another key step in expanding our service offering," said Doug Tingley, President, Day & Ross Freight.
About Day & Ross
From humble beginnings in the 1950s to a comprehensive suite of integrated transportation and logistics services, Day & Ross has grown to become one of the largest transportation companies in Canada. With over 5,500 employees and owner operators, Day & Ross, a wholly owned subsidiary of McCain Foods Limited, has become a dominant player in cross-border and TL/LTL transportation, continuing to offer a diversified portfolio of transportation and logistics solutions for our client base through our four divisions: Day & Ross Freight, Day & Ross Dedicated Logistics, Day & Ross Supply Chain and Trade Networks, and Sameday Worldwide. Day & Ross is a Platinum Member of Canada's Best Managed Companies.
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For further information: Michelle Allard, Director, Communications, Day & Ross, 905 676-8941, Michelle.Allard@dayandrossinc.ca