Tallman Group acquires assets of Peel Truck and Trailer

Tallman Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of certain assets of Peel Truck and Trailer, effective September 1st, 2015. Peel Truck and Trailer has been servicing the transportation industry since 1971 and offers complete truck and trailer repairs, and a full Collision Center with onsite sandblasting, frame straightening capability, and two 65’ downdraft paint booths, at their 50,000 sq. ft. facility located on Britannia Rd E. in Mississauga.
“This acquisition gives us the people and infrastructure we require to rapidly expand our Trailer Division, and to provide full Collision Centre services to our customers, throughout the GTA. This deal is consistent with our strategy of becoming a one-stop shop for our customers. I would like to welcome all the employees of Peel Truck & Trailer to the Tallman Family, and we look forward to continuing to provide great service to the many customers of Peel Truck & Trailer”, says Kevin G. Tallman, President of Tallman Group.
“I would like to extend my gratitude toward the employees, customers, and suppliers of Peel Truck & Trailer over the last 44 years and look forward to assisting in the transition and to what the future holds with Tallman Group” adds Benny DiFranco, President of Peel Truck & Trailer.
Tallman Group is also pleased to announce the promotion of Ray Veeneman to Vice President, Trailer Division. Ray will be responsible for the leading the team at Peel Truck & Trailer.
In addition to Peel Truck & Trailer’s current service offerings, Tallman Group will also sell new and used trailers & shunt trucks. Trailer lines being offered include Trout River Live Bottom Trailers, Fontaine Platform Trailers, Fontaine Heavy Haul Trailers, Cobra Aluminum Dump Trailers, and Kalmar Ottawa Shunt Tractors.
Founded in 1973, Tallman Group sells and services the complete line of International trucks, Isuzu trucks, Autocar refuse trucks, Kalmar Ottawa Shunt tractors, Cobra Dump Trailers, Fontaine Flatbed and Heavy Haul Float Trailers, Trout River Live Bottom trailers, Bobcat construction equipment, and emergency power generation systems. Tallman Group offers a wide range of rental and leasing options through its Tallman Idealease Division. Tallman Group has 10 full service dealerships and 7 associate locations throughout Ontario, making it one of the largest commercial truck dealers in Canada. For more information, visit www.tallmangroup.ca.