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R. Buron

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Overland/Saia
« on: June 02, 2017, 11:50:27 AM »

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Re: Overland/Saia
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 12:27:54 PM »

Interesting article. Wonder if that means we will see TST trailers stateside soon.

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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2017, 09:05:42 PM »

Interesting article. Wonder if that means we will see TST trailers stateside soon.

Jon
I would see them once in a while when Estes was their border partner.

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Re: Overland/Saia
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2017, 09:59:20 PM »

Interesting article. Wonder if that means we will see TST trailers stateside soon.

Jon
I would see them once in a while when Estes was their border partner.

A lot of that freight was run on Canadian TL carriers returning north.
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2017, 06:34:47 PM »

A lot of that freight was run on Canadian TL carriers returning north.

Gary is correct - a trip along Maingate Drive past the Overland terminal shows all sorts of Canadian T/L carriers.
There used to be a number of Estes trailers there as well.
I will watch for Saia now.


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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2017, 09:07:19 PM »

A lot of that freight was run on Canadian TL carriers returning north.

Gary is correct - a trip along Maingate Drive past the Overland terminal shows all sorts of Canadian T/L carriers.
There used to be a number of Estes trailers there as well.
I will watch for Saia now.

In all the years they had Express Link I only saw 2 TST trailers being pulled by Estes.  Back in the day, I used to see Preston pulling trailers from their Canadian partners all the time.  Depending on the era: Overland Western (Pre-TNT), Inter-City, Dominion Consolidated and CP.  The partnership lasted into the InterLink era, but I never saw a trailer lettered as such.
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2017, 06:21:15 PM »
During the two years (1998-2000) of the TST Solutions Inc. ownership of Overland, one or two ESTES trailers pulled by TCEI (Transport Champlain Express Inc.) tractors come to Montréal each day,

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 During the previous ten years one or two TNT Red Star tractors pulling indifferently Red Star or Overland trailers come also
in Montréal each day. However, after the takeover of Overland by Transforce I didn't see anymore ESTES trailer coming to
Montréal.                                                                                               

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Re: Overland/Saia
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2017, 06:25:18 PM »
Reference to the previous post : TCEI was the truckload division of TST Solutions Inc.

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Re: Overland/Saia
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2019, 07:21:49 AM »
To bring an old thread back.

Here is a Saia trailer against the fence at the TST Overland terminal in Mississauga.

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Re: Overland/Saia
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2019, 08:36:31 AM »
Near thirty years now  Overland yard in Mississauga has always been a kind of Alibaba cavern where a large variety of trailers from numerous LTL and truckload different carriers could be seen. It tells a lot about the scope and transcontinental as well as
transborder capability of the company.

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Re: Overland/Saia
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