Landair Acquires Summit Logistics

Landair announced it has acquired Summit Logistics Services, Inc., headquartered in Knoxville, TN. Summit specializes in dedicated contract carriage and distribution for business and industry.

Summit operates 205 dedicated trucks and 11 distribution centers across the country. Landair said, “This acquisition furthers Landair's customer commitment to provide experience and leading edge technology to drive supply-chain solutions and optimization.”

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"We are excited about this relationship with Landair. We feel this partnership will bring added value and opportunities to our customers and employees," said Scott Batey, who will remain as president of Summit Logistics.

Landair specializes in truckload services, dedicated contract services, and warehousing. "We are excited about the new opportunities this acquisition brings to our organization,” said John Tweed, president of Landair. “Summit brings with them a dynamic routing technology that will definitely be a value added product for existing and new customers,” he added.

The acquisition will also allow Landair to expand geographically, noted Tweed. With the acquisition, it will move into the Western and Northern states, including Texas, Washington, California, Utah and Massachusetts.

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