DEFINANCE, Ohio — Keller Trucking, an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group, has merged with Everhart Trucking to bring the total fleet to 200 tractors and 550 trailers.
“Our two companies have a lot of similar philosophies and attributes,” said Keller Logistics Group President and CEO Bryan Keller. “Everhart Trucking and Keller Trucking are two very successful businesses with family cultures, great customer service, and are very safe trucking operations. We will take the best business processes from each company to make an even stronger company, providing customer diversity for all of us to have a more sustainable business for generations to come.”
Everhart Trucking started in 2000 when Kent Everhart purchased the company he drove for as one of the original eight owner-operators.
The Everhart fleet consists of 32 company trucks and eight owner-operators hauling primarily automotive freight, giving access to Keller Trucking to new geography for drivers, including Lima and Findlay, Ohio as the company plans continued growth.
Keller Trucking is retaining all Everhart employees in the merger.
“The Everhart team is excited about joining the Keller family and making this a great thing going forward for both teams,” said Kent Everhart, Everhart Trucking CEO.
Established in 1978, Keller Trucking is an asset-based carrier headquartered in Defiance, Ohio, consisting of 200 tractors and 550 53-foot dry van trailers, serving customers across the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and southern United States.
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