The transaction further establishes the Company in the 53-foot flatbed trailer market, enhancing its over-length service offerings in the Southwest.
November 9, 2021 – (BIRMINGHAM, AL) – PS Logistics today announced that one of its subsidiaries, DMT Trucking, LLC, has completed the acquisition of substantially all transportation assets of Daryl Thomason Trucking, Inc. (collectively, “Daryl Thomason Trucking” or the “Company”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Daryl Thomason Trucking, headquartered in Broken Bow, OK, has approximately 108 trucks and 167 53-foot flatbed trailers, along with excellent drivers and a seasoned management team leading the Company. The Company, founded with one truck in 1978 by Daryl Thomason and his wife Shelly, is committed to providing excellent service to its established customer base and supporting its drivers.
The transaction will further strengthen PS Logistics’ operations in the Southwest U.S. and provide it with additional terminals in Broken Bow, OK and Nashville, AR. The combination of DMT Trucking and Daryl Thomason Trucking provides PS Logistics with further inroads to the 53-foot trailer market and the ability to enhance its over-length service to existing and future customers.
“We are proud to welcome Daryl Thomason and his great company to the PS Logistics family” said Scott Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of PS Logistics. “We look forward to working with their great flatbed drivers and operations group, while continuing their top-notch customer service.”
“I have known the PS Logistics team for many years, and I am happy to be partnering with them,” said Daryl Thomason, President and Founder of Daryl Thomason Trucking. “Over the last four decades, we built a successful flatbed trucking operation serving outstanding customers with dedicated employees and we will strive to continue that tradition with the same commitment to excellence.”
The Daryl Thomason Trucking acquisition continues PS Logistics’ acquisition strategy of partnering with family owned and culture driven companies within the flatbed trucking segment. Since 2014, PS Logistics has successfully acquired and integrated 22 trucking and logistics operations.
“PS Logistics has been a great partner for us at DMT Trucking and we are thrilled to welcome Daryl, Shelly and the entire Daryl Thomason Trucking family to our company. PS Logistics has been very supportive of our employees, customers and drivers and we have grown our business significantly because of that great support and partnership. We look forward to doing the same with Daryl Thomason Trucking with the continued support of PS Logistics” commented Harold Smith, who will manage the combined entities.
About PS Logistics
Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Birmingham, AL, PS Logistics is one of the largest and fastest growing flatbed transportation and logistics providers in the United States. PS Logistics provides full-service transportation services, including asset-based transportation, non-asset-based transportation, brokerage, third-party logistics managed transportation, warehousing, and supply chain services. This hybrid model delivers optimal flexibility to address customer’s flatbed transportation needs across various industries throughout the United States. For more information, visit: www.pslogistics.com.