Searcy Trucking Acquires Renold's Transport

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November 28th, 2014
Searcy Trucking acquires Manitoba based Renold's Transport
WINNIPEG, MB Searcy Trucking Ltd. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Renold's Transport Ltd. based in Altona, MB. Renold's was established in 1984 and is an owner managed specialized deck transport company. They provide transportation services between the U.S. and western Canada, primarily for the agriculture and construction industries. Combined, Searcy Trucking and Renold's Transport operate 110+ trucks, 150 trailers and they employ over 130 people. Searcy, a member of the Bison Transport group of companies, and Renold's will continue to operate as stand-alone companies over the next year.
"The acquisition of Renold's is part of our commitment to growing Searcy to meet the open deck and specialized transportation needs of the western Canadian marketplace" said Don Streuber, President & CEO of Bison Transport Inc. The combination of Searcy and Renold's brings together seasoned and committed management teams, support staff and driver base. Through Bison, they will have access to the depth and support of a much larger national carrier, including our systems, IT, and administrative services.
Renold Sawatsky, President of Renold's, said When I made the decision that it was time to hand over the reins of my business, I thought that Searcy and Bison would be a great partner for us. Both companies put their people and customers first which is a core value of Renold's. I have been blessed to lead an organization of great drivers and staff, who put our customers first. We look forward to continuing to do what we do as part of the Renold and Searcy team.
Renold Sawatsky, will stay on and help the Searcy leadership group integrate and grow the business.
Searcy is one of the largest flatbed carriers in western Canada based in Winnipeg Manitoba. Searcy is recognized as an industry leader for innovative technology, exceptional customer service and superior quality performance. Searcy's long term approach to business relationships drives its commitment to continue seeking improvements in technological advancements and proactive safety initiatives to meet the increasing demands of our customers and shippers. From management to drivers and staff, we are all measured by our promise of quality service because Searcy Means Service.
Bison Transport is one of the largest carriers in Canada, offering award winning transportation solutions to the industry for over 45 years. Recognized by the TCA (Truckload Carriers Association) as North Americas Safest Fleet, Bison is a high-service, dependable and value creating supply chain partner. Bison offers full truckload service, full service logistics, intermodal, LTL, dedicated fleet operations, yard management and warehousing & distribution. Bison is an active member of Natural Resources Canada's FleetSmart Program, as well as a SmartWay Transport Partner, a national and voluntary partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Norm Blagden
Searcy Trucking Inc.
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Renold Sawatsky
Renold Transport
P. 204 324 6778 x 117
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