Arnold Transportation Announces Merger With LinkAmerica

August 9, 2023

Arnold transportation provides truckload transport and logistics services. The Company offers long haul, fleet conversion, day-cab, and sleeper truck services. It operates across the United States. Arnold Transportation Services serves customers in the construction materials, lumber, insulation, gypsum, and steel materials industries.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- U.S. Xpress Enterprises announced this week that it will acquire the assets of Arnold Transportation Services and merge them with LinkAmerica Corp., a regional truckload carrier. The combined entity will operate under the Arnold name and employ more than 1,800 drivers, according to a news release from U.S. Xpress. The combined company will be owned jointly by U.S. Xpress and Tenex Capital Management, the owner of LinkAmerica.

A new partnership signals the company's commitment to heavy-duty vehicle safety innovation. The company is collaborating with E-SMART, an ADAS/ISA provider that enhances vehicles by managing active speed management and low bridge collision prevention.

The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Drivers who work for this company say they like it because it offers a decent pay and benefits package, plus a solid work life balance. They also like that the company has a number of locations and is a very customer-oriented organization. They've also said that the trucks are reliable and they get great service from their dispatchers. In addition, they appreciate that the company makes an effort to make sure drivers are comfortable on the road and in their homes.


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