Jardine Transport buys Gil Trucking

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

DARTMOUTH, NS – Jardine Transport Group has acquired Gil Trucking, an open-deck, long-haul trucking company based in Saint Jacques, New Brunswick.

Gil Trucking was established in 1987 and currently operates a fleet of more than 40 power units servicing customers in Canada and the United States. With this latest acquisition, Jardine Transport Group operates a fleet of 150 power units and is the fastest growing truckload carrier in Atlantic Canada.

“The acquisition of Gil Trucking represents a continuation of Jardine Transport Group’s growth strategy that will enhance our geographic coverage and expand our customer base” said Dean Cull, chairman of Jardine Transport Group.

Dion Cull, president of Jardine Transport Group, noted that Gil Trucking’s president Danny Soucy has built a strong business, and will remain as general manager of Gil Trucking.

“The company has earned a loyal base of customers and assembled a high calibre team of employees and owner-operators,” Dion Cull said. “We welcome Danny and the entire Gil Trucking team to Jardine Transport Group.”

Founded in 1978, Jardine Transport Group serves a broad customer base in Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada, Western Canada and the United States from its offices located in Fredericton, Saint Stephen and Saint Jacques, New Brunswick, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and St. John’s, Newfoundland. Jardine Transport Group is part of the SeaFort group of companies.