Werner acquires Indiana-based Baylor Trucking; management, drivers, and model to stay in place

On Monday, Werner Enterprises introduced the acquisition of a 200 truck service based mostly in Indiana.

On October 3, 2022, Werner reported closing on the acquisition of FAB9, Inc., doing enterprise as Baylor Trucking, Inc. 

Werner didn’t disclose the monetary phrases of the settlement.

Werner mentioned that they’ll add Baylor’s “234 highly-skilled, tenured {and professional} drivers” to their workforce, in addition to Baylor’s fleet of 200 vehicles (170 firm and 30 impartial contractor) and 980 trailers.

Baylor will retain its present management, together with President Cari Baylor, in addition to driver and non-driver workers. The trucking firm will proceed to function beneath the “Baylor” model title for the needs of easy integration and excessive driver retention.

Werner says that Baylor will function as a standalone enterprise unit inside Werner, and their monetary outcomes shall be reported in Werner’s One-Means Truckload unit inside Truckload Transportation Providers

“Baylor, with its highly-skilled skilled drivers and non-driver associates, additional strengthens our portfolio with their distinctive service and stellar status,” mentioned Derek Leathers, Chairman, President and Chief Government Officer. “I’ve recognized Cari Baylor for a few years and I’ve large respect for what Cari, her household and her management workforce have created at Baylor. This acquisition delivers on our Werner DRIVE technique and can place us for additional progress. We count on this transaction to be accretive in yr one and anticipate shopping for energy synergies via built-in administration of our mixed fleets.”

Leathers continued, “Each Werner and Baylor consider deeply that our skilled drivers are the spine of our firms. Each firms have been based by their first driver. We stay up for welcoming the Baylor workforce and dealing collectively to create further worth for our clients and shareholders.”

“I’ve admired and revered Werner for a very long time as an business chief. We’re extraordinarily excited to hitch the Werner workforce and stay up for continued progress as we leverage the strengths of Baylor and Werner to serve our current and new clients at even increased ranges. We’ll stand by our clients and proceed to offer them with the superior service they count on from Baylor. Aligning with Werner solely expands our service capabilities. Werner shares our ardour for delivering worth and regularly creating private {and professional} alternatives for our elite Baylor workforce,” mentioned Cari Baylor, President of Baylor Trucking.

Milan, Indiana-based Baylor Trucking was based in 1946 by Chester Baylor and offers  truckload companies to shoppers within the east central and south central U.S., with their community of two terminals.

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