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Jardine Transport Group announced today that it 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 forty 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, commented “Danny Soucy has built a very strong business, and I am pleased that he 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. We welcome Danny and the entire Gil Trucking team to Jardine Transport Group”.

Danny Soucy, President and owner of Gil Trucking stated “We are pleased to have completed a transaction with Jardine Transport Group, a member of the SeaFort group of companies. I believe Jardine Transport Group will be an excellent owner of Gil Trucking, and I look forward to working with Dion and the Jardine Transport Group team to pursue further growth opportunities”.

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R.E.M. Transport announces the roll out of an increased pay package for Company Drivers

R.E.M. Transport is pleased to announce that they have made the following changes to their Company Driver Pay Package:

  • Increased the mileage base rates paid to $0.43 per mile for Van drivers and $0.44 per mile for Flatbed drivers;
  • Added a performance bonus of $0.02 per mile for attaining mileage targets of 10,000 miles per month; and
  • Instituted a driver loyalty program that will reward company drivers each year with an increase to their mileage base rate to reflect their commitment to R.E.M. Transport, to a maximum of an additional $0.04 per mile.

This positive change is a significant commitment by R.E.M. Transport to support our existing group of loyal Company Drivers and as well as welcoming new Company Drivers to join our growing team.

We encourage any other Company Drivers to contact our recruiter, Jamie White, at 506-465-6254 to learn more about the opportunities to join our growing team at R.E.M. Transport.   At R.E.M. Transport, you will be treated extremely well by our dedicated staff, be compensated very well and receive good quality, long miles throughout the USA.


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Dartmouth-based Jardine Transport is taking over R.E.M. Transport, an international, long-haul trucking company based in the southern New Brunswick community of Saint Stephen.

“This is a strategically important transaction for Jardine. The acquisition adds scale to our existing operations and increases network density, which will result in improved overall efficiency,” Dean Cull, Jardine Transport’s chairman, said in a statement.

The dollar value of the deal announced Wednesday was not divulged.

Since April 2015, Jardine Transport has been owned by Halifax-based SeaFort Capital, an investment firm controlled by the Sobey and McCain families. When SeaFort Capital picked up Jardine Transport, it was then based in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

With its announcement Wednesday that it has acquired all the outstanding shares of R.E.M. Transport, Jardine is picking up another 50 trucks and 60 trailers and adding roughly 70 employees.

R.E.M. Transport president and co-owner Graydon Murphy said he and his partner will stay on during a transitional phase to provide support to Jardine Transport’s management team.

“We are pleased to have completed a transaction with Jardine Transport, a member of the SeaFort group of companies,” said Murphy in a statement. “We know that our employees will be well looked after and that the company will have access to capital and additional resources that will support future growth.”

See Orignal News Posting
http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/1485744-jardine-transport-buys-n.b.-trucking-firm


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DARTMOUTH, NSJuly 12, 2017, /CNW/ – Jardine Transport Ltd. (“Jardine Transport”) announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of R.E.M Transport Ltd. (“R.E.M. Transport”), an international long-haul trucking company based in Saint Stephen, New Brunswick. R.E.M. was established in 1973 and currently operates a fleet of more than fifty power units and sixty trailers servicing customers throughout most of Canada and the United States. The company has approximately seventy employees.

“This is a strategically important transaction for Jardine. The acquisition adds scale to our existing operations and increases network density, which will result in improved overall efficiency” said Dean Cull, Chairman of Jardine Transport.

Dion Cull, President of Jardine Transport, commented “I have a lot of respect for Graydon Murphy and Mike Bishop, and I am impressed by what they have been able to accomplish at R.E.M. Transport. The company has established a loyal base of customers by delivering reliable, efficient service across a network of key lanes. We look forward to working with Graydon, Mike and the entire R.E.M. Transport team”.

Graydon Murphy, President, and co-owner of R.E.M. Transport stated “We are pleased to have completed a transaction with Jardine Transport, a member of the SeaFort group of companies. We know that our employees will be well looked after and that the company will have access to capital and additional resources that will support future growth. Mike and I will stay involved with the business on a transitional basis, to provide support to Dion and the Jardine team”.

About Jardine Transport
Founded in 1978, Jardine Transport has developed a reputation as a reliable carrier. The Company services a broad customer base in Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada, Western Canada and the United States from its offices located in Fredericton and Saint Stephen, New BrunswickDartmouth, Nova Scotia, and St. John’s, Newfoundland. Jardine is part of the SeaFort group of companies. Learn more about Jardine at http://jardinetransport.ca/.

About SeaFort
Halifax-based SeaFort Capital makes controlling investments in small and medium-sized Canadian businesses and partners with experienced managers to build value.

SOURCE Jardine Transport Ltd.

For further information: Dion Cull, President, Jardine Transport Ltd, (902) 407-2501

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https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/jardine-transport-acquires-rem-transport-634035763.html


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JARDINE TRANSPORT

60 Melissa Street, Unit 1
Richibucto Road, New Brunswick
Canada E3A 6W1

Local 506-453-1811
Fax 506-453-1897
Toll-Free 1-800-561-0206

Monday – Friday
8 AM – 5 PM

R.E.M. TRANSPORT

4 Hall Road
Old Ridge, New Brunswick
Canada E3L 5E1

Local 506 466-2918
Fax 506 466-6388
Canada 1-800-561-9049
U.S. 1-800-561-0103

Monday – Friday
8 AM – 5 PM

GIL TRUCKING

66 Rue Industrielle
St-Jacques, New Brunswick
Canada E7B 1A2

Local: 506.737.8121
Fax: 506.737.8130
Toll Free: 888.575.7070

Monday – Friday
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