News & Alerts

Central States Trucking (CST) Expands Market Leading Position with Purchase of Southwest Freight Distributors, Inc.
Oak Brook, IL – October 18, 2018 - CST, founded in 1980, and currently one of the largest intermodal drayage companies in the United States (22 National Offices, with over 1,500 total Employees and Drivers), has entered into an agreement to acquire Southwest Freight Distributors, Inc. (Southwest). The transaction is expected to close on or about October 28, 2018. Once closed, Southwest will be the eighth acquisition CST has completed since it was acquired by Forward Air Corp. (FWRD).


Central States Trucking (CST) Expands Market Leading Position with Purchase of Multi-Modal Transport Inc. (MMT)
Oak Brook, IL – July 25, 2018 - CST, founded in 1980, and currently one of the largest intermodal drayage companies in the United States (22 National Offices, with over 1,500 total Employees and Drivers), has acquired Multi-Modal Transport Inc. (MMT).


Central States Trucking (CST) Expands Market Leading Position with Purchase of Kansas City Logistics (KCL)
Oak Brook, IL – October 23, 2017 - CST, founded in 1980, and currently one of the largest intermodal drayage companies in the United States (22 National Offices, with over 1,500 total Employees and Drivers), has acquired Kansas City Logistics (KCL).


Central States Trucking (CST) Significantly Expands Market Leading Position with Purchase of Atlantic Trucking Company (ATC). 
Oak Brook, IL – April 10, 2017 - Central States Trucking (CST), founded in 1980, and currently one of the largest intermodal drayage companies in the United States (20 National Offices, with over 1,500 total Employees and Drivers), has acquired Atlantic Trucking Company.  


 Central States Trucking (CST) Expands Midwest Service Model with Purchase of Triumph Transport, Inc. (TT).. 
Bensenville, IL – August 3, 2016 - Central States Trucking (CST), founded in 1980, and currently one of the fastest growing trucking companies in the Midwest and Southeast (14 National Offices, with close to 1,000 total Employees and Drivers),


 Central States Trucking (CST) Expands Midwest Service Modal with Purchase of Ace Cargo, LLC (AC)
January 25, 2016 Central States Trucking (CST) has acquired Ace Cargo LLC. The combined entity will become the largest and most complete Intermodal Drayage Service Provider in the state of Indiana and greater Indianapolis market.  


Central States Trucking Expands Midwest Service Modal with Purchase of Multi-Modal Trucking (MMT) and Multi-Modal Services (MMS)
CST has acquired Multi-Modal Trucking (MMT) and Multi-Modal Services (MMS). The combined entity will become the largest and most complete Intermodal Drayage Service Provider in the Indianapolis market.


Central States Trucking Inc. Expands Midwest Operation with Purchase of RGL Express
CST, the Midwest market leader in international supply chain trucking and warehousing, has acquired RGL Express (RGL). The acquisition will allow CST to further expand its portfolio of services to the Northeast Ohio market.