EAGAN, MN- January 2, 2020 - TFI International Inc. (TSX: TFII, OTCQX: TFIFF), a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, announced today that Eric Anson has been named president of U.S. Truckload operating company Transport America (TA).
Anson joined TA in 2017 and moves into the company's top leadership role from his previous position as vice president of operations. He will have executive responsibility for the company's overall operating and sales strategy, market growth and financial performance and will report to Greg Orr, executive vice president of TFI responsible for TFI's U.S. truckload operations.
"Eric is a respected industry executive with proven experience building successful, profitable truckload operations," said Orr. "I'm confident Eric's leadership skills combined with his background of progressive growth and innovation will complement our team and continue to improve the quality and depth of the service offerings we provide our customers."
Anson brings a deep background in truckload industry operations to his new role. Prior to TA, he served in increasingly senior operations and management positions with Knight Transportation, Marten Transportation and Interstate Distributors.
He's a graduate of Oregon State University where he earned his bachelor's degree.
Anson will be based at TA's operating headquarters in Eagan, Minn.
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.
ABOUT TRANSPORT AMERICA -- Transport America, a wholly owned subsidiary of TFI International Inc. (TSX: TFII, OTCQX: TFIFF), is a leading provider of truckload transportation and logistics services throughout the US, Mexico and Canada. Headquartered in Eagan, MN, founded in 1984, Transport America is the trucking company that is changing trucking. The company's broad portfolio of services includes solo and team over-the-road, dedicated, regional, intermodal and brokerage. For more information, visit transportamerica.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
Transport America media contact: Caitlin Powell, Marketing Project Manager, (214) 560-9409, Caitlin.Powell@transportamerica.com
More Info: http://www.transportamerica.com