Manitoulin Transport Acquires Penner LTLMississauga, Ontario –  Manitoulin Transport today announced it has acquired the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) business of Penner International Inc., based in Steinbach, Manitoba. Penner International has made the decision to focus on its Truckload business and has concluded an agreement with Manitoulin Transport to purchase its LTL book of business.

The LTL business segment operates through seven terminals: Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, and Surrey in Canada, and Minneapolis, Minn. and Fargo, N.D. in the United States. The primary consolidation points are Winnipeg and Minneapolis.The additional freight to and from the U.S. will allow Manitoulin to provide direct service coverage between Minneapolis and Winnipeg, improving service times to all of Western Canada.