Maverick USA, Inc. announced the acquisition of Marine Transport, Inc. (MTI), based in Au Gres, MI. Through the purchase, Maverick acquired substantially all of the assets of MTI, including approximately 25 tractors and 80 trailers.
MTI, founded in 1983, is a family-owned, dedicated boat-hauling company. The company services the nation’s largest manufacturer of luxury pontoon boats and runabouts.
Wayne Bigelow, the founder and owner, will be retiring but his son, Bryan, has been integral in running the business and will join Maverick and continue to work out of the office located in Au Gres, MI.
“As the trucking industry continues to focus on safety and improvements, increasing regulations continue to be introduced. With these changes and along with my desire to retire, our family has decided that our employees will be better served in a larger organization that can support the regulatory changes and continue to grow the business,” said Wayne Bigelow.
John Culp, President of Maverick said, "We are very excited to make this addition to our Dedicated Service offerings and expand our service footprint in the boat/marine business."
Maverick USA, Inc. is the parent company of Maverick Transportation, LLC based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Maverick operates over 1,600 units providing OTR and dedicated services to the flatbed, glass, and temperature controlled transportation markets throughout North America. For more information, call (800) 289-6600. You can also connect with Maverick on Facebook or on Twitter.