Fastfrate Group Boosts Crossborder Service Offering with Purchase of Bestway Cartage and Bestway Global10 August 2020
Fastfrate Group is excited to announce its acquisition of cross border carrier, Bestway Cartage Limited and Bestway Global Limited, effective August 1st, 2020. Bestway has been serving Ontario and the USA since 1976 and over the years have established a strong presence in key U.S. markets. The development of this purchase began approximately two years ago, however discussions started picking up once Bestway relocated into Fastfrate’s Woodbridge facility in September of 2019.
President and CEO of Fastfrate Group, Manny Calandrino is thrilled with this latest addition to their group of companies and explains, “There couldn’t be a better fit for us right now. As our group continues to grow and build momentum, the next logical step was to increase our foothold in the USA marketspace. Bestway brings a lot of great experience and relationships to our group, allowing us to better-serve our customers on both sides of the border.”
Fastfrate Group consists of four companies including Fastfrate, CDI, Fastfrate Integrated Logistics and Bestway. The ever-growing group continues to take an asset-based approach to transportation and combines the unique strengths of each company to provide end-to-end solutions for their diverse customer-base. Mr. Calandrino adds, “It’s all about providing simple and seamless service. The integration of Bestway into our operation allows us to keep all north and south-bound shipments in our care and control from pickup to delivery.” Manny continues, “A closed-loop method for crossborder shipments reduces the amount of touch, accelerates transit times and keeps the process very simple for our customers.”