TransForce, Inc. Expands into Southern Florida

ALEXANDRIA VA. – November 24, 2014 – TransForce is pleased to announce their expansion
plans to open in Fort Lauderdale servicing southern Florida including markets from West Palm
Beach to southern Miami. The expansion is led by John Creager, Vice President, Market
Development, Gene Nelson, Regional Sales Manager and Shannon Bolan, Vice President who
has direct responsibility of the TransForce Florida operations.

TransForce is the nation’s leading specialty staffing firm devoted exclusively to the
transportation industry. The Company provides qualified commercial truck drivers and
compliance services to motor carriers across the nation. The Southern Florida expansion
complements the existing Florida offices in Jacksonville and Tampa. TransForce has 45 branch
offices in 23 states across the country with near future plans for Orlando, Florida later in 2014.

David Broome, TransForce President and CEO says of the office opening: “We are excited to
expand our capacity to serve our customers in Florida. TransForce has aggressively pursued
growth in the southeastern United States over the last two years. Opening southern Florida and
later in the year Orlando, we are able to provide qualified drivers across the entire state.” In
December of 2012, TransForce acquired the operations of Superior Drivers and in January 2014
acquired Best Drivers. Both companies were strong regional providers based in the southeastern
United States.

The new Southern Florida’s office is located at 1451 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 300, Fort
Lauderdale, FL 33309

About TransForce (www.transforce.com):
Established in 1991, TransForce is the nation’s leading specialty staffing firm devoted
exclusively to the transportation industry. TransForce is committed to a culture of DOT
compliance and safe driving. TransForce operates in 23 states through a network of soon to be
46 branch offices.

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TransForce Expands to Jackson, Mississippi

ALEXANDRIA VA. – May 16, 2014 – TransForce Inc., the nation’s leading driver staffing firm, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in the Jackson, Mississippi market. While TransForce has served Mississippi for years from our Memphis, Tennessee office, the recent acquisition of Best Drivers enables TransForce to further enhance our service offerings in Mississippi.

TransForce operates a network of 44 offices in 23 states across the nation. David Broome, TransForce President says “We are committed to enhancing our services in the southeast and across the nation. The Jackson office compliments the new offices from our significant acquisitions in the region in the last 18 months.” TransForce has recently completed three significant acquisitions, including Best Drivers and Superior Driver Source in the southeastern USA. TransForce believes in being nationally resourceful, but locally responsive. Having local offices near our customers’ operations is an essential part of the recruiting and customer service processes.

The contact information for the new office is:
7048 Old Canton Road, Suite 2010, Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 769-300-2985

About TransForce (www.transforce.com):
Established in 1991, TransForce is the nation’s leading specialty staffing firm devoted exclusively to the transportation industry. TransForce is committed to a culture of DOT compliance and safe driving. TransForce operates in 23 states through a network of 44 branch offices.

To view the full press release please click here (PDF)

TransForce Purchases Best Drivers and Expands Further in the Southeast

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – January 6, 2014. TransForce, Inc., the industry leader in truck driver staffing, announced that it has acquired Best Drivers based in Alcoa, Tennessee. Best Drivers provides commercial truck drivers throughout the southeastern U.S., with operations in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Alabama. To ensure seamless customer service, Best’s management team has joined TransForce’s leadership team and will assume key regional management roles. The combined operations of TransForce and Best Drivers employ well over 2,000 truck drivers across the nation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Best acquisition further enhances TransForce’s national footprint, providing its national customers with increased geographical coverage of their operations. Among the new markets are those in South Carolina and Florida, two new states that will join TransForce’s current nationwide service area. TransForce and Best Drivers have similar corporate cultures and similar approaches to risk management. Both companies strive to provide only the safest and highest-quality commercial truck drivers.

David Broome, CEO of TransForce says “Best Drivers is the ideal acquisition for TransForce. Best and TransForce drivers share a well-earned reputation for quality. Both companies have worked hard to install the processes and controls to ensure that our truck drivers meet and exceed Federal standards. In addition, both Best and TransForce take great pride in our customer service. We stay in constant contact with our customers to prevent surprises.”

Brad Smith, CEO of Best Drivers adds that “The merger of TransForce and Best Drivers is an ideal match. Our combined management team is one of the strongest in the industry. By joining forces our ability to service a broader client base expands exponentially.”

Acquisitions continue to be a part of TransForce’s growth strategy. “While the Company traditionally has grown organically, we believe that the addition of high-quality companies such as Best provides a further boost to growth. It is especially helpful to acquire a company with such a strong reputation and commitment to quality as Best. We will continue to pursue such opportunities,” says David Broome, CEO.

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TransForce Driver Staffing Acquires DriveForce operations and expands Oklahoma Presence

Alexandria, VA – July 17, 2013, TransForce, Inc. the nation’s leading driver staffing firm, has acquired the assets of DriveForce Transportation Services and DriveForce Transportation Services of Tulsa (DriveForce). DriveForce is a regional provider of high-quality commercial truck drivers and skilled industrial personnel with operations throughout Oklahoma.
“DriveForce is another perfect acquisition for us. Like TransForce, DriveForce was founded on the bases of quality, compliance and safety. Both companies have had success in focusing on customer service and providing the best opportunities for our drivers. DriveForce is a great addition to our company and a perfect fit in our acquisition strategy” said David Broome, President and CEO of TransForce.
“The DriveForce employees are truly excited about our future with TransForce. Not only does TransForce mirror our quality business practices, they mirror our hearts and dedication to the transportation industry. Our futures together will be extraordinary,” said Stacy Wheeler, President of DriveForce.
“Future acquisitions are part of our growth strategy. Along with organic growth, we continue to seek acquisitions with like-minded companies such as DriveForce, that are market leaders in providing quality and professional drivers to the industry,” said David Broome, President and CEO of TransForce. TransForce was advised in this transaction by its equity partners, The Argentum Group and First Analysis, and its financing partners, Merion Investment Partners and SunTrust Bank.

About TransForce
TransForce was founded in 1991 and has operations across the nation. TransForce specializes in providing high-quality commercial truck drivers to the transportation industry, including trucking companies, third party logistics companies and private fleets. TransForce also offers Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance services that include DOT audit preparedness, file qualification services and training, and federal motor carrier regulation education. TransForce is the only national staffing company exclusively devoted to the transportation industry. Accordingly, TransForce provides a high level of expertise with respect to both employing highly-skilled truck drivers and understanding the regulatory requirements that apply to truck drivers. No other national staffing company can provide such an exclusive focus.

TransForce acquires Superior Driver Source of Tennessee and the Carolinas

Alexandria, VA – January 21, 2013. TransForce, Inc., an industry leader in providing professional commercial truck drivers on a temporary, contingent or contract basis and transportation compliance services, announced that it has acquired Superior Driver Source, Inc. and Superior Driver Source of the Carolinas (Superior). Superior provides commercial truck drivers in the southeastern U.S. with operations in Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina. Superior’s senior management has joined TransForce’s leadership team and will assume key regional management roles, ensuring seamless customer service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Superior acquisition enhances TransForce’s ability to serve a wide range of customer needs within this region. Including Superior’s operations, TransForce serves over 40 markets throughout the U.S., serving national, regional and local motor carriers.

“Superior is the perfect fit for us. Both companies have a keen focus on providing quality drivers with impressive safety records. This combination has allowed both companies to prosper by providing exemplary customer service and a great working environment for our drivers” said David Broome, CEO of TransForce. Gina Colbert, President of Superior, will be leading the transition under the TransForce banner. According to Gina, “The combination of Superior and TransForce provides increased opportunities for professional development for both our drivers and our staff. More importantly, our existing customers can now benefit from a broader and deeper range of services supported by the nationwide resources at TransForce.”

Future acquisitions are part of the TransForce growth strategy. “Traditionally, we have pursued a strategy of organic growth. We now plan to accelerate our growth trajectory by acquiring companies like Superior that provide quality professional drivers with safe operating histories to a broad range of customers. Our goals are to increase the number of markets we serve and to be the market leader in each and every market in which we are present” said David Broome, CEO of TransForce. TransForce was advised in this transaction by one of its equity sponsors, The Argentum Group, with financing provided by SunTrust Bank.

2012 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Today marks the start of the 2012 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (9/16 to 9/22). We would like to take this opportunity to thank you and to show our appreciation for what you do for TransForce all year long. Our offices are often complimented on your driving skills, your concern for safety, your professionalism, your customer service and your willingness to make our customers happy.

TransForce now employs over 1,500 professional truck drivers across the country. Combined on an annual basis, we drive over 100 million miles and we have the safest record of any driver staffing company and better than most U.S. motor carriers. We are extremely proud of our safety record and even more proud of the professional drivers that support our network of 38 offices and drive for our 2,000 customers across this great country.

As you know, our standards are higher than those of many motor carriers. Being a TransForce driver is a badge of honor and we are honored you have chosen TransForce as your employer. We are continuously looking for business partners who want to team with us for our professional drivers. TransFerce is also always recruiting for additional drivers like you. Reach out to your local branch to learn about the driver referral bonus plan and refer a friend for some easy cash . .

Safety is our first concern. Please help us to help you stay safe. Read our safety newsletter – In the Safety Zone TM – – and take the time to practice the following safety tips:

• Lift with your legs, not with your back.
• Always keep three points of contact when climbing in and out of the cab.
• Wear your seatbelt! It may save your life someday.

Thank you for your professional service. TransForce is the nation’s top provider of driver solutions because we work with drivers like you. You are the key to our success and we are proud to work with you each and every day. Please visit your local office to pick up your driver appreciation gift. And please be careful out there!

TransForce Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

TransForce Inc. is pleased to announce our Twentieth Anniversary. Established in 1991, TransForce is the nation’s leading specialty staffing firm devoted exclusively to the transportation industry. TransForce has grown from its original three offices in 1991 to its present 33-office network through a very deliberate approach based on safety, DOT compliance and customer service.

President, CEO and Founder David Broome says: “We are proud of our drivers’ collective record of safe driving. Truck drivers are a critical part of the nation’s supply chain. Safety is a shared commitment among our drivers, our customers and TransForce. We strive to provide personal service to each of our customers so we can meet their unique needs.”

TransForce is raising the awareness of its services and of its safety leadership position in the industry. David Broome is a leader of the Driver Employment Council of America (DECA), the industry trade group. He actively promotes high standards throughout the driver staffing industry. Joe Dolan, Vice President of Operations, says “We want all motor carriers to be aware of our capabilities so we can contribute to their supply chain solutions. Our staff is diligent in trying to meet our customers’ needs and we actively communicate with our customers at all stages of the process.”

In addition to David Broome, many of TransForce’s managers have been with the Company for ten or more years and have contributed to the growth of the Company. Cassie Smith, Vice President of Human Resources, herself a ten-year veteran, says: “The stability of our managers contributes to our long-term focus on customer service and compliance. We have worked with many of the same customers for many years and we strive to be a key part of their risk management processes.”