News | August 18, 2014

P&S Transportation Purchases TA Services Inc., Solidifying Its Position In Third-Party Logistics And Freight Brokerage

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

P&S Holdings, the parent company of P&S Transportation, announced it has purchased TA Services, Inc. to expand its trucking services in third-party logistics, full-services brokerage and materials handling. The acquisition is part of P&S Holdings’ long-term strategy to provide growth and sustainability for drivers, carrier partners, employees and customers.

The combined companies will go forward under the ownership of P&S Holdings and continue to operate under their respective, independent names.

“Combining these two companies provides customers of both organizations with access to a diverse brokerage company, a nationally recognized flatbed fleet, unsurpassed technology, and a range of complete third-party logistics solutions,” said Robert Pike, Chief Executive Officer of P&S Holdings. “The unified efforts of both companies possess the talent and experience in all areas of transportation to better serve our customers.”

“As the industry continues to embrace regulatory and industrial changes, partnering with P&S will provide our customers, drivers, carrier partners and employees a sustainable platform to create greater value and growth across multiple modes of transportation,” said Scott Schell, President & CEO of TA Services, Inc. “We are proud to unite with P&S and believe this purchase will be coveted for many years to come.”

“Since our founding in 2004, P&S has focused on providing our customers with value-added solutions for their freight transportation needs,” said Scott Smith, Executive Vice President of P&S Holdings. “With the acquisition of TA Services, we further our commitment to customers by offering an even broader range of options to match their diverse and unique freight transportation requirements.”

About TA Services, Inc.

Headquartered in Mansfield, TX with offices located in strategic markets throughout North America, TA Services, Inc. provides customers a wide range of trucking services in third-party logistics, full-service brokerage, and on-site materials handling. The company has continuously operated for over 28 years. For more information: www.taservices.us.

About P&S Transportation

Based in Birmingham, AL, P&S Transportation is a national flatbed trucking and logistics company, primarily serving customers in the building materials, oil and natural gas, and steel industries. With over 1,300 trucks and 13 terminals nationally, P&S works primarily in lanes between the Southeast, the Northeast, Texas, California, and the Midwest. For more information: www.pstrans.com.


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