Sterett Heavy Hauling has acquired Arlington Heavy Hauling based in Jacksonville, FL. One of the largest specialized haulers in the Southeast, Arlington Heavy Hauling has long-time expertise in the movement of large, oversized machinery and construction equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Gary Ayers, vice president of Arlington Heavy Hauling, will stay on in the management of the new Sterett division.
“Arlington Heavy Hauling has a rich heritage and a well-deserved reputation for quality service,” said Mike Carroll, CFO of Sterett Companies, who led the team pursuing the acquisition. “We share Arlington Heavy Hauling’s commitment to hard work, honesty, and reliability. We look forward to working with Gary Ayers as we take the next step in realizing our full potential in this market.”
Carroll said that Sterett is excited to partner with Arlington’s existing customers.
“Sterett understands Arlington’s business and supports the integrity upon which this company has been built,” he said.
In addition to their core business as a leading heavy hauler in the Southeast and Florida, Arlington Heavy Hauling offers additional services catering to customers shipping in and out of Jaxport, according to a press release. These services include staging and storage, as well as equipment assembly and disassembly. Arlington services the entire United States, with a strong emphasis on Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.