NFI, Cherry Hill, N.J., acquired G&P Trucking Co., Inc., a Gaston, S.C.-based logistics provider specializing in asset-based transportation, port drayage and non-asset brokerage solutions. The acquisition further establishes NFI’s position as a transportation provider, strengthens NFI’s asset and non-asset solutions and expands its Southeast footprint.

The addition of G&P also increases the company’s footprint to over 300 locations throughout North America, employing more than 12,600 associates.

G&P’s asset-based transportation solutions include dedicated, regional, long haul and Mexico border crossing. With G&P’s 370 tractors and 3,000 trailers, NFI’s asset-based transportation fleet will grow to more than 3,000 tractors and 12,500 trailers. With the addition of G&P, NFI’s asset-based fleet will be operated by 2,700 company drivers and utilize the services of 400 owner operators.

Operating at the ports of Savannah, Ga.; Norfolk, Va.; and Charleston, S.C., G&P will expand NFI’s drayage presence in those ports. With the addition of G&P’s 120 owner operator partnerships, NFI’s drayage fleet will grow to more than 1,500 tractors. NFI’s expansive drayage presence spans major ports, terminals and logistics hubs across the United States, offering a full suite of supply chain solutions that includes transloading, consolidation, deconsolidation and customs exams. The acquisition will also enhance NFI’s brokerage service offerings.

“G&P is a well-respected, family-owned transportation company with a deep-rooted history, and our shared values of family and integrity create a perfect cultural fit,” says Sid Brown, chief executive officer of NFI. “Unifying the talents of both NFI and G&P teams, we are excited to bring even greater value to our customers through our robust suite of solutions. Together, our combined footprint will distinguish us as one of the largest dedicated transportation providers in North America.”

“Powered by the same philosophies as G&P, NFI will allow for greater opportunities for our employees, partners and customers,” says Clifton Parker, president and general manager of G&P. “We look forward to the future and are eager to continue our growth and success with NFI.”