Monday, January 18, 2021

Richardson grain buys Bison trucking

James Richardson and Sons Ltd. has bought Bison Transport of Winnipeg, one of Canada’s largest trucking companies. No terms of the deal have been disclosed.

Bison employs about 3,700 people and contractors, running 2,100 trucks and 6,000 trailers across North America, Richardson said.

“We are excited about the opportunity to acquire Bison, which has an outstanding reputation for customer service, dependability, employee relations and safety built over the past 51 years,” said chief executive officer Hartley Richardson.

Richardson is an old and large grain-trading company based in Winnipeg, but with extensive facilities in Ontario, including the port of Hamilton.