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.
WILSON TRUCKING CORPORATION