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More M&A activity to end the year — Great Quarter, Guys

Knight-Swift upping its LTL game with Midwest Motor Express acquisition

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This year has been huge in the mergers-and-acquisition space, particularly for transportation and logistics companies. 

On this episode of Great Quarter, Guys, Tony Mulvey looks at the latest mergers announced, including Knight-Swift’s decision to buy Midwest Motor Express. He breaks down how this fits with Knight-Swift’s goal of building out its LTL profile, especially in conjunction with the AAA Cooper acquisition from this summer. 

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The FREIGHTWAVES TOP 500 For-Hire Carriers list includes Midwest Motor Express (No. 206).

Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.