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Slide #5. Universal Truckload Services, Inc. Westport Axle Corporation

Acquirer: Universal Truckload Services, Inc. (UACL)
Acquiree: Westport Axle Corporation
Details: Universal Truckload Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: UACL) announced today that it will acquire the sole shareholder of Westport Axle Corporation ("Westport") from an international industrial group headed in Brazil by SM Brasil Participacoes S/A. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Westport provides value-added warehousing and component distribution services to U.S. manufacturers of Class 4-8 trucks, RVs and super-duty trucks. Westport also machines and distributes steering knuckles and axle components for the automotive industry. For the year-ended December 31, 2012, Westport had operating revenues of $58.4 million, and $66.0 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2013.

Universal Truckload Services is an asset-light provider of transportation and logistics solutions throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada, and Colombia. Co. has three service categories: transportation, which include dry van, flatbed, heavy haul, dedicated, refrigerated, shuttle and switching operations as well as domestic and international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, final mile and ground expedite; value-added, which include material handling, consolidation, sequencing, sub-assembly, cross-dock services, kitting, repacking, warehousing and returnable container management; and intermodal support, which include rail-truck, steamship-truck and support services.

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