OMAHA, NEB. – Greater Omaha Express LLC, a subsidiary of Greater Omaha Packing Co., announced that the acquisition of meat distributor Universe Trucking Co. based in Omaha, Neb. should be finalized on July 15.
Since its inception in 2006, Greater Omaha Express has grown to 100 tractor units and 200 refrigerated trailers. With this acquisition, the company plans to increase the size of its fleet by 20%.
“Universe Trucking Co. was a great opportunity because, like Greater Omaha Express, their values of integrity and excellence are clearly demonstrated in their quality of service,” said Henry Davis, general manager of Greater Omaha Packing. “As we seek to provide the highest quality beef, care for our employees and support our customers, we are excited for the future.”
Greater Omaha Express said it has one of the highest Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) scores in the industry and works with vehicles mostly under two years old.
Universe Trucking Co. will bring long-serving employees to Greater Omaha Express with low turnover and a strong safety rating.
“At Greater Omaha Express, we strive to provide the highest quality of customer service through honesty and integrity,” said Brenton Falgione, president of Greater Omaha Express. “We treat our drivers as family and strive to maintain strong relationships with our customers and drivers. As we acquire Universe Trucking Co., we look forward to continuing this legacy.