Pride Logistics Group acquires Arnold Transportation Services

DALLAS and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Pride Group Logistics announced Tuesday that it has acquired Arnold Transportation Services.

Based in Grand Prairie, Texas, Arnold Transportation operates a fleet of 414 tractors and 1,400 dry vans in the United States.

“The acquisition of Arnold Transportation Services will allow us to expand our domestic transportation offering in the United States to our new and existing customers,” said Aman Johal, vice president of Pride Group. “We look forward to providing Arnold with many additional resources that will help grow the fleet and continue to provide safe, high-quality transportation services to customers. I am also pleased to announce that Michael J. DelBovo will remain President of Arnold Transportation Services.

“Arnold Transportation Service is ‘the original regional carrier,'” said Michael J DelBovo, president of Arnold Transportation Services.

“We are an asset-based truckload carrier headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas. Arnold’s heritage dates back to the 1930s, when we established a strong foundation in safety and regional service. Today, we provide truckload services, dedicated solutions and logistics support. Our operations are strategically focused in the South Central and Midwestern states. Family-owned and operated, Arnold operates in regional markets for customers who need a flexible, performance-oriented carrier.

PGL says it is committed to growing Arnold’s service by adding new equipment to the fleet and plans to add a refrigerated division to the business in 2022.

The acquisition will bring PGL’s total fleet of transportation assets to 805 trucks and 2,600 trailers.

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