JOPLIN, MO - December 20, 2018 -- CFI, a leading North American logistics and full-truckload carrier subsidiary of TFI International Inc. (TSX: TFII, OTCQX: TFIFF), will assume responsibility for the Optimal Freight logistics company effective January 1, 2019.
Since 2011, Optimal Freight has operated out of Chicago, IL under the TFI umbrella to provide transport of truckload and LTL shipments throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Its services include dry van, temperature controlled, expedited, over dimensional, LTL and intermodal.
"We are thrilled at the prospect of learning from the talented individuals at Optimal Freight while better supporting this group under the CFI Logistics umbrella," stated CFI President, Greg Orr. He continued, "The timing for this transition is ideal as CFI expands its logistics division and customer service offerings in 2019."
With US offices in Joplin, MO, Dallas, TX and now Chicago, IL, CFI Logistics is an asset-enhanced 3PL operating in North America utilizing all modes of transportation. The organization provides unique cross-border expertise and 24/7 bilingual customer support.
In the US, CFI manages 15 owned US terminals and drop lots, and through sister company CFI Logistica, CFI's Mexico operations include an LTL network and solutions through C-TPAT carriers into South America.
"We are very excited to begin working with the Optimal team to enhance the solutions we collectively provide our customers," stated CFI VP Logistics, Bill Carter.
Business continuity will remain intact as Optimal Freight rebrands and operates as part of the CFI Logistics organization.
For more information, visit CFI Logistics cfilogistics.com and Optimal Freight optimalfreight.com.
ABOUT TFI INTERNATIONAL
TFI International Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, operating across the United States, Canada and Mexico through its subsidiaries. TFI International creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned operating subsidiaries. Under the TFI International umbrella, companies benefit from financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TFI International companies service the following segments:
• Package and Courier
• Logistics and Last Mile
TFI International Inc. is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TFII) and the OTCQX marketplace in the U.S. (OTCQX: TFIFF). For more information, visit http://www.tfiintl.com.
CFI, a subsidiary of TFI International Inc., is a multifaceted leading transportation provider. Established in 1951, the truckload segment delivers time-definite 53-foot dry-van truckload transportation services. Operations in Mexico add an owned LTL network to the portfolio. CFI offers global logistics solutions to support all modes of transportation including ground transport, air freight, warehousing and intermodal with North American cross-border expertise and bilingual support.
Katlin Owens, Manager Corporate Communications (417) 623-5229 ext. 25359
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