Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of Triple Express brings us a proven team of professionals who will strengthen our leadership in transportation brokerage services, said Charlie Hornecker, President and COO of Market Transport Services. Our strategy to enhance our transportation services offerings to customers continues to fuel our growth and profitability.
Founded in 1983, Triple Express now facilitates the movement of more than 20,000 truckloads per year. The firms 27 professionals will join the Market Transport Services core brokerage team in
For more than 20 years, we have successfully connected shippers and carriers by demonstrating professionalism and building partnerships with our customers. We are delighted to join forces with a company like Market Transport Services that demonstrates the same commitments to service, integrity and innovation, said Mark White, President of Triple Express, who will remain as a consultant to Market Transport Services during the transition.
There will be no other changes in management or employment as a result of the transaction.
Triple Express General Manager Larry Friend will be Vice President of the Brokerage division, working directly with Don Farthing, who became President and COO of Market Transport Services Brokerage in 2004. Market Transports senior executive team also includes Brian Fitzgerald, Chairman and CEO, and Gary Wilson, Executive Vice President.
The combined companies will now employ more than 235 people, 412 drivers and owner/operators and maintain more than 103 affiliate offices in 32 states and
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