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Seaboard Transport Group acquires Armour Transportation Systems

Date Closed

April 1, 2021

Lead Office


In April, 2021, Seaboard Transport Group acquired Armour Transportation Systems, enabling Seaboard Transport Group to further grow its diversified operations. Following the acquisition, Armour Transportation Systems will continue to operate under the Armour brand name.

Armour Transportation Systems, headquartered in Moncton, New Brunswick, is a family-owned Canadian transportation company with over 2,000 employees, 24 terminals and more than 4,000 pieces of equipment. With its affiliated companies, including Armour Courier Services, Armour Logistics Services, Diamond’s Transfer Ltd., Hillman’s Transfer Limited, Pole Star Transport, RJS Terminals, Triple B Trucking and Way’s Transport Ltd., the company serves local, national, and international markets.

Seaboard Transport Group, based in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is a family-owned organization comprised of numerous transport brands across Canada and the United States. Seaboard Transport specializes in bulk truckloads. In recent years, the company has added rail terminal transload services and options for bulk storage of dry and liquid products. 

McCarthy Tétrault advised Armour Transportation Systems, as competition counsel, with a team led by Jason Gudofsky that included Michael Caldecott.