Evansville Company Buys Franklin Business

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Evansville-based PD&S Agent Inc. has acquired a Johnson County employer. The company says the deal for Hurricane Leasing LLC is part of a plan to grow in central Indiana. July 15, 2013

News Release

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - PD&S (Pickup, Delivery & Shipping), a minority-owned Indiana based company and source for international shipping solutions executed an agreement to purchase a local flat bed carrier company based in Franklin, IN, USA. A year ago PD&S publicly expressed its intent to create jobs and open a new location in the Indianapolis, IN area. The PD & S headquarters and main shipping terminal is located in Evansville, IN. The company provides on-demand courier services and expedited trucking throughout the continental United States and Canada. PD&S started their business in Evansville, IN in 1983.

"Our expansion to new markets and into the flatbed specialized sector is encouraging and a sign of our continued growth and investment," says PD & S CEO Matt Taylor, "It has always been our goal to grow our company not only through partners but having a physical presence in many of our target markets in order to provide our clients with exceptional cost-effective and value-added supply chain logistics solutions in a global market."

PD&S is currently considering a new location for their Northern Indiana offices as well. They will add up to 20 more jobs during their expansion phase, making them one of the largest minority owned logistics companies in the state of Indiana.

"PD&S will continue to expand by hiring highly skilled employees and leveraging a good business climate to support our growth and create jobs," says Brighton Dube, Director. "We are investing wisely in a strong business environment and strive to build PD&S to be a Global Minority Owned Firm."

About PD&S

PD&S (Pickup, Delivery & Shipping) is a logistics company that provides premier shipping solutions from inter-city to international operations. PD&S utilizes a fleet of cars, cargo vans, straight trucks, tractor trailers, and flat beds to transport confidential documents, medical supplies, lab specimens, small parts, electronics, heavy freight and much more. They are the one solution for all of client shipping needs. Whether it's an envelope or a truckload, there is no shipment too small or too large for PD & S to handle. For more information, please visit www.pdsagent.net .

Source: PD&S Agent Inc.