Jardine Transport Group acquires K&T Transport

HALIFAX — Jardine Transport Group has acquired K&T Transport Ltd., an open-deck, dry van and logistics transportation business based in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick.

K&T was established in 1984 and now operates a fleet of 60 power units servicing customers throughout Canada and the United States.

Jardine Transport Group has completed five acquisitions in the past seven years and now operates a fleet of over 210 power units.

“The acquisition of K&T is consistent with our strategy of building a leading transportation company based in Atlantic Canada,” said Dion Cull, president of Jardine Transport Group. “Tim Linton has built a very strong business and I’m pleased that he will remain as general manager of K&T. The company has a long track record of success and will complement our existing operations very well.”

Jardine Transport Group services a broad customer base in Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada, Western Canada and the US.

“I am pleased to have completed this transaction with Jardine Transport Group,” ssid Tim Linton, president of K&T. “I believe Jardine Transport Group will be a great owner of K&T and I am confident that we will continue to deliver strong service to our customers while providing excellent opportunities for our employees.”