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ProDrivers Acquires Road Dog Drivers

| December 4, 2018
ProDrivers, a leading U.S. provider of professional drivers, announced the acquisition of Road Dog Drivers, one of the top regional transportation staffing firms on the West Coast. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We’re thrilled to have the Road Dog team joining the ProDrivers family,” said ProDrivers Division President Mike Mitchell. “The leadership at Road Dog has built a great business with a strong culture and a foundational commitment to serving their customers, drivers and staff. Together, we’ll be able to build on ProDrivers’ growth momentum as we create more value for all those connected to our business.”

“We see joining with ProDrivers as very positive for our employees, drivers and customers,” said Road Dog Drivers COO Todd Warner. “We took the time to make sure this combination would be a great fit, one that creates more opportunities for our people to grow and advance our business as part of ProDrivers.”

Operating under the name ProDrivers, the combined organization will strengthen its position as a preeminent U.S. transportation staffing business, serving nearly 4,000 customers with an expansive footprint of more than 70 branch and on-site locations across North America. With its marketplace scale and reach, ProDrivers creates enhanced opportunities to serve its customers while providing increased opportunities for its more than 3,700 valued drivers.ProDrivers

“This combination will expand ProDrivers presence in key markets and accelerate our responsiveness to our customers’ increasing demand for drivers,” explained EmployBridge President and CEO Tom Bickes. “In Road Dog, we saw a strong, highly compatible partner, and we look forward to providing more customers with effective and efficient transportation solutions while creating more opportunities for the drivers who do so much to move our nation’s economy forward every day.”

In particular, the addition of Road Dog Drivers’ branch locations will expand ProDrivers’ service footprint in the state of California and the entire West Coast while adding incremental coverage in key growth markets in the states of North Carolina, Texas, Michigan and Illinois.

Paul Galleberg, head of mergers and acquisitions at EmployBridge, added “Our long-term strategic growth plan is based on continuing to accelerate the growth of our existing businesses while looking for opportunities to acquire and invest in high-performing companies that share our values, business goals and specialty focus along with our ongoing commitment to innovation and improving the customer experience. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the Road Dog team to our EmployBridge family.”

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