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Eagle Transport acquires dry bulk carrier

May 17, 2023
Acquisition of Bulk Carriers, Inc., in Dalton, Georgia, includes 22 tractors, 34 pneumatic tank trailers, 18 employees

Eagle Transport Corporation recently expanded its dry bulk operations with the acquisition of Bulk Carriers in Dalton, Georgia.

The deal includes 22 tractors, 34 trailers, and 18 team members.

“Bulk Carriers is a highly respected leader in the dry bulk logistics market, with a long reputation of service and safety,” Lance Collette, president and COO of Eagle Transport, said in a news release. “We are excited to welcome their team into the Eagle family. This acquisition supports our strategy of providing an even greater level of service to our growing list of dry bulk clients.”

Bulk Carriers, founded in 1998, provides dry bulk services to a variety of regional industries.

The acquisition continues Eagle’s mission to scale its company footprint, services, and operational capabilities through a combination of strategic acquisitions and organic growth initiatives, the company said.

“We are excited to move into the next phase of high-quality customer service as we merge with Eagle Transport Corporation,” said Kevin Brown, president of Bulk Carriers. “Like Bulk Carriers, Eagle Transportation Corporation shares the same passion for offering personalized customer service. We are excited to join the Eagle team and continue to serve our customers for many years to come.

“We also thank our customers and suppliers for supporting a locally owned small business and allowing us to serve and grow with you. We also extend a heartfelt and personal thanks to our dedicated drivers, maintenance crew, and office staff. Without those valued people, our success would not have been possible.”