Davenport Transport joins Lone Star Transportation

| Thursday, May 07, 2015

Two more companies within the trucking industry have merged. Davenport Transport and Rigging has joined Lone Star Transportation LLC, according to a Daseke press release. Daseke is the parent company of Lone Star Transportation.

Lone Star President and CEO Tex Robbins in the press release called Davenport one of the premier super-heavy transport companies in the country. David and Donnie Davenport have a combined 80 years of industry experience. Davenport Transport and Rigging began as Dave Davenport and Sons Trucking Co., which was started by their father in 1971.

Davenport will continue to operate super-heavy transport from its facility in Angleton, Texas. Beyond that, the terms of the merger were not announced.

Lone Star specializes in time-sensitive transportation of aerospace parts, renewable energy, building and construction materials, oil and gas equipment, and heavy equipment. More than 1,500 open-deck trailers and 500 tractors are driven by owner-operators.

Two more companies within the trucking industry have merged. Davenport Transport and Rigging has joined Lone Star Transportation LLC, according to a Daseke press release. Daseke is the parent company of Lone Star Transportation.

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