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PLS Logistics acquires Kansas-based D&L Transport


This week, Pennsylvania logistics company PLS Logistics Services announced the acquisition of a Kansas brokerage company.

Overland Park, Kansas-headquartered D&L Transport has been acquired by PLS Logistics Services, according to a Monday announcement from the companies. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

D&L Transport will continue to operate under its authority and remain an independent subsidiary of PLS.

Following the acquisition, PLS will expect annual revenue of approximately $1.2 billion in 2022.

Greg Burns, Chief Executive Officer of PLS Logistics, said, “D&L Transport through its national agent network has developed a broad range of services, with particular strength in the dry van, flatbed and refrigerated modes, and an outstanding reputation for customer service.”

Brian DeFrain, President of D&L Transport, remarked, “We are excited to partner with PLS Logistics and get immediate access to its broad service offering and industry-leading technology, while maintaining our independent operations.”

D&L Transport was founded in 2004 and provides freight brokerage services throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Headquartered in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, PLS is a third-party logistics provider, handing 1 million loads each year through all major freight modes: truckload, LTL, rail & barge, air and ocean, and intermodal.


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