St. Cloud, MN - Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. (ATS). of St. Cloud, Minnesota, announced today its purchase of the assets of Waylon Transport, Ltd of Devon, Alberta, Canada, which is located near Edmonton, the Capital of Alberta.
According to Brent Anderson, Vice President of Heavy Haul and Wind Energy Services at ATS, "We are excited about the service possibilities for our customers that can be provided by the combined efforts of Waylon and ATS, and are pleased to welcome Waylon to the Anderson Family of Companies."
Waylon was founded in 1982 as an Intra-Provincial carrier in the Province of Alberta. Its proximity to roadways, railroad yards and the Edmonton International Airport provides easy access for loading and unloading both imports and exports. This geographic advantage coupled with its passion for superior service has given Waylon a reputation as an expert in handling both international and domestic distribution needs as well as transportation of Alberta oil field equipment and supplies. Currently Waylon operates 22 trucks and 40 open trailers along with an extensive freight brokerage.
Blaine Campbell, General Manager added "I am very excited about the new and expanding path the company is taking, and am looking forward to the upcoming opportunities and integration of the companies while maintaining Waylon's identity and the high level of service we are known for."
Dave Iwanicka, founder of Waylon Transport agreed. "It will be rewarding for me to see that Waylon Transport will continue to grow with the Anderson group. I would like to say it has been a pleasure to deal with ATS."
Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. is headquartered at 725 Opportunity Drive in St Cloud, Minnesota. Founded in 1955, Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. has become a recognized leader in flatbed, specialized, wind energy, van and international transportation. Its service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Mexico and Canada, as well as Puerto Rico and other international points. Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. with offices in St. Cloud, MN, Gary, IN, Waterloo, IA, Fontana, CA, Dallas, TX, Hickory, NC, Laredo, TX, Manitowoc, WI, Jacksonville, FL, San Juan, PR, Bridgewater, NJ, and Missoula, MT, is the largest truckload carrier in Minnesota, and the 39th largest for hire carrier in North America, operating over 2400 tractors and over 8600 trailers. ATS operating revenue for the calendar year of 2011 was over $750 million.
For more information please visit www.atsinc.com.