HARTLAND, NB, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Day & Ross, a leading transportation group in North America, announced today its acquisition through a US affiliate of A&S Kinard and Buckler Transport, a Dedicated truckload and specialized services provider based in York, Pennsylvania.
A&S Kinard & Buckler Transport provide Dedicated services through truckload, logistics, flatbed, warehousing and specialized services. This acquisition further expands the operational footprint for Day & Ross Dedicated in the United States, building on their 2017 acquisition of REI Logistics & Korten Quality Systems, Ltd. in Michigan.
"We are very happy to welcome the drivers, employees, and customers of A&S Kinard and Buckler Transport to the Day & Ross family. This is a great fit for our organization, from both a culture and business perspective," said Bill Doherty, CEO, Day & Ross. "This is a strong, committed team with an impressive track record and great potential. We look forward to supporting them in growing the business."
"This is a significant acquisition and puts Day & Ross into the top 10 suppliers of Dedicated services in North America," said Doherty. "This move creates many synergies and strengthens our North American Dedicated network and capabilities to support growth in our Dedicated business, including expanding services with our established customers across their North American supply chains."
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 a growing presence in the USA. With over 6,000 employees, owner-operators and drivers, Day & Ross is a leading provider of logistics and transportation services in Canada, and cross-border TL/LTL transportation, with its US LTL partner R&L. The company's commitment to safety and sustainability is rooted in their family values and care for their employees and the communities where they work and live. Day & Ross is part of the McCain Foods Group of Companies. www.dayrossinc.com
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For further information: Media Contact: Michelle Allard, Director, Communications, 905 676-8941, Michelle.Allard@dayandrossinc.ca