TransWood Carriers Acquires Kane Transport of Minnesota - December 13, 2019
TransWood Carriers Acquires Kane Transport of Minnesota
Omaha, NE: TransWood, a privately-owned trucking company specializing in liquid and dry bulk transportation,
announces the purchase of Kane Transport. Kane is a 150 plus truck, bulk carrier based in Minnesota; hauling
petroleum products, construction, and agricultural related commodities in the upper Midwest. This addition
increases TransWood’s service area, and broadens its portfolio of transportation solutions, while adding 6
additional locations to TransWood’s existing network of 35 locations across the country.
“Kane is a strategic addition to the TransWood family. They mirror our longevity in the transportation industry
as well our core values and commitment to safety and service. Kane’s pledge to quality, and on time service,
without compromising on safety, or the environmental stewardship are major factors in this acquisition;” Brian
Wood, President of TransWood stated.
“Through this acquisition of skilled people and equipment, we can provide the additional hauling capacity of
liquid bulk products to our customers in a larger service area including more capacity in core markets of the
upper Midwest. We are thrilled to be able to gain so many high-quality transportation professionals, including
drivers, with the same qualities of safe and caring service that our current TransWood employees pride
themselves on,” said Stan Meier, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
“Kane Transport is excited to continue dependable and quality services to complement TransWood’s
commitment to excellence;” said Pete Kane, CEO of Kane Transport.
Kane’s day to day operations will continue with the Kane family and current management team in place. Pete
Kane will serve as General Manager, and Pat Kane will serve as Operations Manager of Kane Transport. Future
plans will include integrating TransWood’s technology and operations experience to enhance Kane’s ability to
service their customers.
A family-owned nationwide hauler of bulk commodities has been in business since 1928; steadily growing by
achieving excellence through superior systems, training, and dedication which ensures TransWood will provide a
level of disciplined quality service that exceeds customers’ expectations. For more information on TransWood,
please visit www.TransWood.com.
About Kane Transport:
A third-generation owned business beginning in 1949 in Sauk Centre, MN. Operations include locations in
Duluth, Mankato, Marshall, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, Fargo, ND, and Chippewa Falls, WI. The mission of Kane
Transport is to deliver high quality transport services while protecting the health of its employees, the public,
and the environment.
Todd Sanning - TransWood
Director of Marketing & Recruiting
2565 St. Mary’s Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105
Office: 402.346.8092 ext 2224
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