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Pilot Freight Acquires Five Franchise Stations to Provide Trade Solutions for Cross-Border Clients
Monday 06 July 2020

Pennsylvania, US-based transportation and logistics services company Pilot Freight Services has acquired five franchise stations in strategic markets in the Midwest and along the US and Mexico border to enhance operational control over its nationwide network, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The franchises serve to enhance client-focussed solutions for the automotive, healthcare, home furnishings, industrial products and packaging industries.

By bringing the operations along the US and Mexico border in-house, Pilot further improves its ability to provide seamless trade solutions for cross-border clients.

Backed by ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corp., Pilot has acquired 25 franchise locations over the last three years and completed the acquisition of last mile logistics provider, Manna Freight Systems, in 2018.

As a result of these acquisitions, nearly 90% of Pilot's locations are company owned.

Pilot Freight Services, Inc. is a full-service transportation and logistics provider with 90 locations throughout North America. Pilot also has several locations in Western Europe and a presence in the Asia-Pacific marketplace.
Date Published: 06/07/2020