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Maverick Acquires Marine Transport Inc.

Maverick President John Culp said in a statement “We are very excited to make this addition to our dedicated service offerings and expand our service footprint in the boat and marine business.”

Maverick USA Inc. said it acquired substantially all of the assets of Marine Transport Inc., which is based in Au Gres, Michigan, including about 25 tractors and 80 trailers.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are very excited to make this addition to our dedicated service offerings and expand our service footprint in the boat and marine business,” Maverick President John Culp said in a statement.

Maverick USA ranks No. 74 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.

MTI, founded in 1983, is a family owned dedicated boat-hauling company that services the nation’s largest manufacturer of luxury pontoon boats and runabouts, it said.

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CCI Purchased by TruckPro reported last month that CCI Corp, a transportation retailer and distributor, was recently bought, for an undisclosed amount, by waste truck distributor, TruckPro LLC.

The addition of Lemont, IL-based CCI now gives Memphis-based TruckPro 165 retail store, service shop, and distribution locations throughout North America.

“The addition of CCI to TruckPro’s existing business positions TruckPro as the leading provider of heavy duty truck & trailer products and advanced repair services in North America,” said Steve Riordan, TruckPro chairman and CEO.

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Boyd Brothers Acquires Mid Seven Transportation – Facilitated by Transport Capital Partners

Boyd Bros. Transportation recently acquired Mid Seven Transportation in Des Moines, Iowa. Layover Magazine reports on the acquisition which was facilitated by Miller Welborn and Jim Parham of Transport Capital Partners. “It is exciting for me to see Mid Seven Transportation Company become a member of the Boyd Bros. family of carriers,” said Jeff Simpson of Mid Seven. “Both companies have long histories of operating with integrity, commitment to customer service and placing a high value on their employees and independent contractors.” Read the full article here.


TCP Facilitates Transaction Between E.W.Wylie and Walden Smokey Point

Commercial Carrier Journal reports the recent sale of E.W. Wylie of Fargo, N.D., to Walden Smokey Point. TCP facilitated the transaction between the two parties and was pleased to “help these two great companies find each other.” For more information about this recent sale, click here to read the full article.

Acquisitions a Great Way to Expand a Company’s Services

Transport Topics reports on the recent acquisition of Specialized Transportation Inc. by CRST International, a move that greatly expands the services the company is able to offer. Batts discusses how the aftermath of the Great Recession is causing carriers, like CRST International, must think differently about business practices in order to be competitive in today’s market; read more here.