TA Services Announces Acquisition of Alabama-based C2 Freight Resources
Acquisition Positions TA Services for Further Expansion in Brokerage Services
TA Services Inc., a premier full-service logistics provider and division of PS Logistics, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Houston, Alabama-based C2 Freight Resources, a high-end brokerage specializing in dry-van, flatbed, temperature-controlled, expedited and LTL services. The acquisition of C2 Freight Resources is part of TA Services’ commitment to continued brokerage growth and expanded services for new and existing customers. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
C2 Freight Resources was founded in 1998 by Jeff Gunnin and John Cunningham to bring third-party efficiencies to shippers across North America. Its customer base includes Fortune 500 companies in industries ranging from building materials, paper, and animal products to food and beverage, packaging, and consumer goods. C2 has been recognized for its top-tier service with awards including the NASTC Broker of the Year.
Scott Schell, CEO and President, TA Services explained that they share the value of developing long-lasting relationships with both shippers and carriers adding that this acquisition will be additive to the company’s vision and ability to continue providing top-level service across the board. The acquisition accelerates TA Services’ growth to over $600 million in revenue, 750 employees, and over 23 global locations, spanning from Monterrey, Mexico, to Toronto, Canada.
Jeff Gunnin, President and co-founder, C2 Freight Resources emphasized on how fairly carriers are being treated while putting a tremendous emphasis on customer service, which means a lot to the company. He expressed gratitude on how exited he was for the opportunity to unite their people, their carriers, and their customers with TA Services as a result of the acquisition.
The acquisition of C2 Freight Resources is another example of recent strategic developments in TA Services’ business, building on the acquisition of Scout Logistics in August 2021 and Top Gun Freight in November 2020, the merger with Sellers Logistics in February 2020, and the acquisition of certain assets of Celadon Logistics in April 2019. In 2021, TA Services was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Transportation Employer of the Year category in the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Great Employers and was named to Transport Topics’ Top 50 Freight Brokerage Firms of 2021. In 2020, TA Services was also named to Transport Topics’ Top 50 Freight Brokerage Firms and Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Providers lists.
About TA Services
Headquartered in Mansfield, Texas, with offices located in strategic markets throughout North America, TA Services Inc. has been trusted as the premier integrated solutions provider for Freight Brokerage, Managed Transportation, Warehousing and Fulfillment, and Cross-Border Logistics for over 35 years. TA Services has strategically situated 23 facilities across North America for maximum geographic coverage.
Founded in 2004, PS Logistics is one of the largest and fastest-growing transportation solution providers in the United States. PS Logistics provides a full range of asset-based transportation, brokerage, 3PL and supply chain services. This hybrid model delivers optimal flexibility to address customers’ transportation needs in various industries throughout the United States.