CRST International, an Iowa-based transportation company, has acquired BESL Transfer Company, it announced Tuesday.
“The acquisition of BESL will allow CRST to expand its flatbed operations nationwide footprint through their shorthaul, regional services and expanded agent base,” stated Group President of CRST John Gallardo. “For CRST and BESL, it means improved fleet utilization and increased operating efficiencies.”
Both companies serve customers in the steel and aluminum markets. CRST said it funded the purchase through existing cash reserves.