Vancouver-based VersaCold Logistic Services, a Canadian supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature-sensitive products, has announced that it has acquired the assets of Calgary-based Gary Heer Transport Ltd.
Gary Heer Transport provides refrigerated truckload cross-border transportation services between Western Canada and the U.S.
The asset acquisition marks VersaCold’s entrance into the U.S. cross border transportation market segment. It will also establish the company’s newest subsidiary, VersaCold North America Transportation Solutions Limited (VNATS), which is set to launch in Q1 of 2016.
“This acquisition marks an exciting time of growth and service expansion at our company,” says Douglas Harrison, president & CEO of VersaCold. “By offering cross-border transportation services through VNATS, we continue to live our vision of being our customer’s most trusted and reliable long-term partner by providing new and innovative solutions and services that enable them to achieve great business success.”
“We are proud to join VersaCold and to be a part of a team that is not only the leader in its space, but the fastest growing,” adds Gary Heer, president of Gary Heer Transport Ltd. “We are excited to combine our decades of experience and expertise to provide exceptional cross-border transportation services to customers across North America.”