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January 2020

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January 2020 | Overdrive | 41 Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Schneider donated 10 used trucks to four community and technical colleges to use in their CDL driver training programs. The late-model Freightliner Cascadia tractors were donat- ed to Central Tech, Drumright, Oklahoma; Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, Wisconsin; Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa; and Houston Community College, Houston. BY DEAN SMALLWOOD ACQUISITIONS Louisville, Kentucky-based A&R Logistics, a supply chain services company for the chemical industry, acquired Plantgistix Holdings, a provider of transportation, packag- ing, warehousing and export ser- vices for the plastic resin industry. Plantgistix serves the world's larg- est chemical producers from three facilities in the Houston area. A&R also acquired Blue Water Plastic Transport last June. Flying Star Transport, a subsid- iary of the Davidson Oil Family of Companies, acquired Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Refined Fuels Transport, a tank-truck petroleum fuel hauler in the New Mexico, Arizona and West Texas markets. FST has 55 trucks and terminals in Albuquerque and throughout Texas. RECOGNITION Penske Logistics' Premier Driver Recognition Program added eight Diamond Class drivers to the compa- ny's 2019 Driver Wall of Fame for 20 consecutive years of safe driving. The Driver Wall of Fame now displays 49 members at Penske's headquarters in Reading, Pennsylvania. FACILITIES Dayton, Ohio-based Dayton Freight Lines opened its first Georgia service center in Dalton to help facilitate seamless full-state coverage in nearby Tennessee. The regional less-than- truckload company had been servic- ing the area from Knoxville. The new facility has 30 doors and is located off Interstate 75. Schneider's donated late-model Freightliner Cascadias have the latest technologies and automated manual transmissions. SCHNEIDER DONATES TRUCKS TO DRIVING SCHOOLS

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