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Manitoulin buys B.C. logistics company

May 14, 2019 / Truck News

Manitoulin Transport has purchased Trident Freight Logistics, marking its first logistics acquisition in B.C.The company says the purchase strengthens the national scope of its logistics operations, with five operation centers across Canada. Trident focuses on the mining, heavy machinery, steel and pipe and railroad industries.It’s also strong in the overdimensional and temperature-controlled segments, Manitoulin announced.“Bringing Trident into the group enhances the flexibility of our ground transportation offerings,” said Jeff King, president, Manitoulin Transport. “This enables us to accommodate the bigger, more complex and highly customized moves. We will continue to expand our logistics division through acquisitions and organic growth in keeping with our commitment to always anticipate customers’ needs and find new and better ways to provide them with convenience, quality, and choice, wherever they may be.”