HOUSTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Adams Resources & Energy, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: AE) ("Adams" or the "Company") today announced that Service Transport Company ("Service Transport"), Adams' transportation subsidiary, has closed on its previously announced purchase of substantially all of the assets of CTL Transportation, LLC ("CTL"), a subsidiary of Comcar Industries, Inc.
The acquisition grows Service Transport's collective fleet size through the addition of approximately 163 tractor trailer trucks and 328 trailers, and expands its footprint of operations into Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri and Ohio. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings.
Adams Resources & Energy, Inc. is primarily engaged in the business of crude oil marketing, transportation and storage, tank truck transportation of liquid chemicals and dry bulk and ISO tank container storage and transportation through its two subsidiaries, GulfMark Energy, Inc. and Service Transport Company, respectively. For more information, visit www.adamsresources.com.
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Contact: Tracy E. Ohmart
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
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