RoadOne acquires Oakland-based R&A Trucking Company


RANDOLPH, Mass. — RoadOne IntermodaLogistics has announced its entry into the Oakland market and the expansion of its national footprint with the acquisition of R&A trucking company based in Oakland, CA.

R&A Trucking, which will now be known as R&A LogisticSolutions, a RoadOne company, is a full-service drayage, trucking, brokerage and transshipment company with 20 drivers and 370,000 square feet of warehouse space and transhipment in the Oakland Bay area. R&A is a specialty operation that handles a significant portion of the aluminum coil and laminate inventory to supply the automotive industry arriving in the western region of the United States.

“With on-site rail service and state-of-the-art equipment designed to support this custom operation, R&A is uniquely positioned in the market,” a press release read.

“R&A provides services in Oakland, as well as throughout the State of California, and provides RoadOne with greater penetration of the coastal transshipment market on the West Coast. Additionally, the R&A warehouse has Free Zone designation, indoor and outdoor rail access to the facility, and a 35-ton indoor overhead crane.

Eric Weakley, president and co-founder of R&A Trucking Company, will remain with the company and serve as senior vice president to manage the day-to-day operations of R&A LogisticSolutions.

“R&A’s presence in Oakland is a perfect fit for RoadOne as it provides a missing piece in RoadOne’s national service network,” said Eric Weakley, president and co-founder of R&A Trucking Company. “Our full-service capabilities will help streamline and speed up supply chains and ensure that our customers can rely on us to provide the specialized and reliable services they need.”

Ken Kellaway, CEO of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, said “The expansion of our capabilities on the West Coast of the United States, and specifically in Oakland, is an important development that enhances the services we provide to our chain customers. supply owners of goods. R&A is a well-established nearly 50-year-old company with dedicated transloading, trucking and intermodal services that further strengthen our national portfolio. We welcome R&A to the RoadOne family of companies.

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