February 20, 2017

Central Freight Lines, Inc of Texas signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Wilson Trucking

Dear Valued Customer:

Wilson Trucking Corporation announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Central Freight Lines, Inc. of Texas whereby Central Freight Lines will buy certain assets of Wilson Trucking and expand Central Freight Lines' service territory into the Southeastern US. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2017.

"This is very good news for the many loyal customers of Wilson" said C.L. (Chuck) Wilson, Chairman and CEO of Wilson Trucking. "Central Freight Lines has been in business for over 90 years just like Wilson Trucking and I'm confident Wilson's customers will be quite impressed with the many service offerings of Central Freight Lines."

Don Orr, President and CEO of Central Freight Lines, said "This is an important move for Central Freight Lines. It allows us to fulfill our strategy of being the premier coast-to-coast Sunbelt LTL provider in the industry. We look forward to adding Wilson's customers to Central's list of highly satisfied customers."

As with any transaction like this there will be additional information coming out about a wide array of topics. Our commitment to you is to keep you informed in a timely fashion about all topics that directly affect our business relationship. In the meantime, rest assured we'll make sure Wilson Trucking continues to provide you and your customers the best available LTL service in the Southeast.

As always, thank you for your continued support.


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