Customer Letter Regarding Acquisition

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Customer Letter Regarding Acquisition


Wednesday, August 7, 2013 9:58 am MST



Swift Transportation Company is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Central Refrigerated Service, Inc., one of the largest temperature controlled truckload carriers in the nation. We are immensely proud of this acquisition. By bringing Central Refrigerated into the Swift family, we are able to offer you additional refrigerated resources. The combination of highly talented Swift and Central employees coupled with a complementary portfolio of services will help us create a stronger company. At Swift Transportation, our mission is to attract and retain customers by providing Best-in-Class transportation solutions and fostering a profitable, disciplined culture of safety, service, and trust.

Perhaps you are wondering how this change affects you — our valued customer. There are no effects on your accounts. Please continue to address inquiries and business transactions to the usual account representatives. Furthermore, we encourage you to contact your sales representative to learn more about our expanded refrigerated service. You now have access to one of the largest fleet of temperature-controlled trailers in the United States with access to multiple terminals and drop yards located throughout the country.

This is an exciting time to be a customer with Swift Transportation. I have great confidence in our ability to serve your refrigerated needs and provide you the most comprehensive Best-in-Class transportation solutions in the industry. If you have questions specifically about the acquisition, please email

Richard Stocking
President and Chief Operating Officer