is this a rumor or not

Discussion in 'AAA Cooper Transportation' started by DMT, Jun 18, 2006.

  1. DMT

    DMT Well-Known Member

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    One of our other drivers(OD) in orlando was told by AAA driver there may be a merger or buyout with or by Southeastern Freight.I am not trying to start a rumor just asking if any one else has heard this.
     
  2. rellie777

    rellie777 New Member

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    Why would their be merger with AAA Cooper and Southeastern. Come up with something better like AAA Cooper and NEWF.
     
  3. DMT

    DMT Well-Known Member

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    I am not suggesting this to happen because it would not make sense since they are almost exactly the same ,just heard it from another driver and wanted to ask others if they had heard this.
     
  4. Iceman

    Iceman Super Moderator Staff Member

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    My SEFL buddies say that would take care of SEFL wanting to cover the midwest, and AAA has some terminals in Ky, Il and MN.
     
  5. Double-Clutch

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    I don't think that is enough incentive for SEFL to buy AAA or merge.
     
  6. hasbeenking

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    I'd be more apt to say it is a rumor.Dayton Freight would be more promising to them for their northern coverage.
     
  7. ctyunit

    ctyunit New Member

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    no buyout or merg-same rumor floated when ups was looking to buy an LTL. kept hearing that ups was looking at AAA but turned out it was overnite.
     
  8. Nobody

    Nobody malcontent

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    The point is, why would you buy someone that duplicates your coverage? If you're going to buy someone, it would be to expand your coverage....... NEMF, Duie, some other central state company or a west coast company.
     
  9. ctyunit

    ctyunit New Member

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    dont use nemf enough to merge, maybe daylight be better choice.
     
  10. ctyunit

    ctyunit New Member

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    not nemf maybe daylight
     
  11. hasbeenking

    hasbeenking Member

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    Here's the latest(and I really hope it's a sick joke) Old Dominion wants to buy Cooper now.Heard that one from ODFL drivers all week.
     
  12. Skywalker1

    Skywalker1 Guest

    Buyout

    Heard that a while back and again yesterday.It's spreading like wildfire over here.Something is going on?
     
  13. Ozarkmutt

    Ozarkmutt New Member

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    took over 5 years for the WSKT rumor to take place. A couple of years for the Carter & Son's to finally take shape.

    I know the Navajo purchase went on for over a year (nothing going on ?)

    Somebody else told me about this rumor can't remember who or where now you just never know do you
     
  14. hasbeenking

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    Been hearing it all week (I thought that stuff only happened at fed -ex)
     
  15. DMT

    DMT Well-Known Member

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    The biggest difference would be the amount of equiptment that would flood in to OD and in some cases the lack of places to put them.I do not believe it would happen,maybe a company in the midwest such as Midwest Motor to complete the coverage in that area.The OD website shows an another OD terminal to open in ND in the winter,like it is a setup for MT.
     
  16. DMT

    DMT Well-Known Member

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    I also believe i said that WSKT would not happen so i can be wrong too.
     
  17. hasbeenking

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    I was really hoping for a Santa-Claus type buy-out.(Purely rumor)
     
  18. JIM BOB

    JIM BOB Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Been hearing

    Been hearing the AAA rumor for a while.I believe there would be too much duplication to be practical.Because O.D. already has so many terminals in this area there would have to be a lot of consolidating and closing and people out of work.What everybody needs now is more freight.We have freight now but because of the increased work force and more equipment it takes a whole lot of freight to keep the green machine fed.If anything I look for O.D. to go further west or north west for a buy out.Then again I used to believe in the tooth fairy,so who knows.
     
  19. fr8rookie

    fr8rookie Member

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    Just guessing alittle but what about Vitrans they just got Pjax and is rumoured to be expanding into the southeast.
     
  20. hasbeenking

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    Really like to see them explode into the Carolinas& Florida
     

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