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Challenger Motor Freight Acquires Sandrock Specialized Carriers

Challenger Motor Freight Inc. has acquired the special commodities business of Cambridge, Ontario-based Sandrock Specialized Carriers. Challenger said it plans to make available special-commodities services, particularly over-dimensional transportation, to a wider range of customers. Challenger employs more than 2,300 people and operates 1,500 trucks and 3,300 trailers. The company said it is the largest privately owned truckload carrier in Canada, and the fifth-largest trucking company in the country. In addition to its facility in Cambridge, Challenger has terminals in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto. The company also operates Elgin Motor Freight, Cam Hiltz Trucking, Lodwick Transport and MCX as separate entities.

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Challenger Motor Freight Inc. has acquired the special commodities business of Cambridge, Ontario-based Sandrock Specialized Carriers. Challenger said it plans to make available special-commodities services, particularly over-dimensional transportation, to a wider range of customers. Challenger employs more than 2,300 people and operates 1,500 trucks and 3,300 trailers. The company said it is the largest privately owned truckload carrier in Canada, and the fifth-largest trucking company in the country. In addition to its facility in Cambridge, Challenger has terminals in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto. The company also operates Elgin Motor Freight, Cam Hiltz Trucking, Lodwick Transport and MCX as separate entities.

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