Serv U AcquisitionNEW FREEDOM, PA BALTIMORE, MD—DECEMBER 11th, 2013: A&S Services Group, LLC announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Serv U Inc. The terms of the assets purchased were not disclosed. Additionally, the company signed Hale Transport to an exclusive Agency Agreement.

Combining A&S Services’ existing intermodal resources with those from the  Serv U acquisition and Hale Transport creates a pool of approximately 60 company and independent power units operating from a secure container freight station and cross-dock warehouse in close proximity to the Port of Baltimore. The high functioning terminal purchased as part of the acquisition gives the company a high security, six-acre yard with a 30-dock door cross-dock facility for transloading of freight and temporary warehouse storage capability.

The shipping capacities of Hale Transport and Serv U Inc. combined with A&S Services’ vast inland transportation capabilities make A&S Services the premiere transportation partner for all major companies in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

About A&S Services

A&S Services Group, LLC is a premier provider of transportation, warehousing, distribution and logistics solutions focused on high quality, best-in-class customer service through the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest United States. The company has more than 500 employees who are supply chain and warehousing specialists. They deliver solutions that inspire confidence and bring satisfaction.


About Hale Transport

Ed Hale, Jr. founded Hale Transport in 2004. The company comprises 25 independent contractors who haul ocean containers to and from the Port of Baltimore and across the nation. The fleet services retail, manufacturing, and distribution companies. Hale has an excellent reputation for just-in-time service at competitive rates.

Please note that Hale Transport is joining A&S Services as an agent effective December 1st. Please update their e-mail address as ehale@haletrans.net. All orders should be directed to the group e-mail Baltimore@haletrans.net.

About Serv U Inc.

Serv U Inc. is a second-generation company, founded in 1967. Starting as a LTL carrier company based in Baltimore, Serv U Inc. grew to have terminals in Baltimore, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Savannah and Charleston. Today, the company services major steamship lines in these ports as well as internationally. They focus on serving Baltimore and Savannah in anticipation of the Panama Canal expansion.

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