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Readers Choose Big Freight Systems For Shipper’s Choice Award for Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Big Freight Systems has received the Shipper’s Choice Award in the less-than-truckload (LTL) division from Canadian Shipper magazine. The win marks the seventh time overall that Big Freight has taken home this prestigious award in the LTL and truckload categories. Each year, Canadian Shipper conducts a survey asking respondents — shippers, third-party logistics […]

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Kelsey Trail Trucking Joins Forces with Big Freight

If you had to name a trucking company that rules the roads of Canada, two would likely come to mind: Big Freight — which celebrated its 70th anniversary in June — and Kelsey Trail Trucking, a 38-year veteran of the industry and one of the original B-train haulers. Over the years, mutual admiration has grown between […]

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Big Freight Celebrates 70th Anniversary With Big Plans For Growth Ahead

Big Freight Systems Inc. President and Chief Executive Gary Coleman isn’t one for big celebrations, but he also says “deep down I’m very proud of what we’ve accomplished.” What the Coleman family and its drivers and employees have accomplished is building Big Freight from a four-truck local hauler of less-than-truckload goods in southeastern Manitoba into […]

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Journal of Commerce: Daseke Helping Drive U.S. Truck Consolidation

Reynolds Hutchins, Associate Editor | May 05, 2017 Read this article from the Journal of Commerce, here. Daseke acquired Bulldog Hiway Express in 2015. Two more companies have joined the Daseke family of open ­deck, flatbed, and speciality trucking operators, marking the firm’s 10th and 11th merger in fewer than 10 years and increasing its […]

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Daseke Family of Companies’ Commitment to Safety Pays Off in Thirteen Awards

The Daseke family of open-deck specialized carriers has built a reputation for handling the biggest, bulkiest and heaviest of cargos efficiently and safely. Lately, they’ve been hauling away items you won’t ever see on their diversified fleet of trailers, but for what they represent to drivers, customers and others on the highway, they might be […]

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Two Leading Open Deck Transportation Companies Merge with Daseke

ADDISON, Texas – May 1, 2017 – The Schilli Companies and Big Freight Systems Inc. to Join Daseke and Continue Company’s North American Expansion Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE, DSKEW), the largest owner and a leading consolidator of open deck specialized transportation solutions in North America, welcomes two leading open deck specialized transportation companies – The Schilli Companies, […]

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