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Manitoulin Transport acquires Québec trucking company

Express Havre St-Pierre offers truckload, less-than-truckload services
Trucking company Manitoulin Transport has acquired Express Havre St-Pierre, a Québec-based company. (Photo supplied)

Manitoulin Transport has strengthened its footprint in Québec with the acquisition of Express Havre St-Pierre (EHSP).

Express Havre St-Pierre provides truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL), dangerous goods, temperature controlled, and white glove services, for a wide variety of industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Havre-St-Pierre, the company has terminals in Québec City, Varennes, Baie-Comeau, Sept-Îles, and Chicoutimi in Que., and also in Labrador City, NL.

"Express Havre St-Pierre has stood the test of time and built a solid name for itself as a well-run, customer-centric business," said Jeff King, president at Manitoulin Transport, in a Nov. 6 news release.

"Having served the Québec marketplace for more than 40 years, their knowledge of its communities, roads, and the unique needs of its industries is second to none. This depth of experience, combined with their broad range of equipment and process-oriented operations, have been key to EHSP providing consistent, quality service for many years."

"We look forward to combining our knowledge and experience with Manitoulin's," said Félix Bélanger, general manager, Express Havre St-Pierre. "We believe our customers will be delighted with their easy access to Manitoulin’s various transportation and logistics services and global reach."

EHSP will operate as a stand-alone entity with the current management team remaining in place.

Headquartered in Gore Bay on Manitoulin Island, Manitoulin Transport is a leading North American transportation and logistics solutions provider. As a single-source carrier, it offers a wide array of transportation solutions, including expedited less-than-truckload and truckload, transborder, intermodal, private fleet, guaranteed service, heavy haul, temperature-controlled, dangerous goods and supply chain management.