Werner boosts final mile business via acquisition, TFI adds reefer capacity

November 29, 2021

Werner Enterprises (CCJ Top 250, No. 13) on Monday announced it has acquired Monroe, Connecticut-based NEHDS for $64 million – a move that expands the Omaha, Nebraska-based mega-carrier’s final mile capacity.

NEHDS operates a fleet of over 400-plus delivery trucks primarily in the Northeast and Midwest U.S. and delivers primarily bulky products with a two-person delivery team performing residential and commercial deliveries through a network of 19 cross-dock, warehouse and customer facilities.

“The addition of the NEHDS operations, management team, talented staff and strong customer relationships to the Werner family represents a significant step forward in our Final Mile delivery program,” said Derek Leathers, Werner chairman, president and chief executive officer. “The combination of award-winning service that NEHDS provides to its clients, along with the