Company History

1928

Founded by Jack Cooper as a carrier for General Motors from the Leeds Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Missouri.

1972

We established Auto Handling which provides yard management services at 6 Jack Cooper terminals, including rail loading and unloading, receiving vehicles at manufacturing plants, shuttling and baying of vehicles, and scanning and dispatching vehicles.

2009

We combined with Active Transportation LLC of Joplin, Missouri making us one of the largest auto and truck transport carriers in the nation.

2010

We established Jack Cooper Logistics to engage in the global non-asset based automotive supply chain for new and used finished vehicles.

2011

We acquired AES, Inc. to provide worldwide shipping services for autos, trucks, boats, construction equipment and various other pieces of heavy machinery.

2011

We acquired DMT Trucking, Inc. the fourth largest union carhaul trucking company in the United States.

2013

We acquired substantially all of the operating assets of Allied Systems Holdings, Inc. and certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, including AXIS, CT Services, and AXIS Mexico.

Today

We are the largest over-the-road transporter of light-vehicles in both the US and Canada. We service most of the major domestic and foreign automotive manufacturers' with 57 terminals primarily in the midwestern and eastern regions of the U.S. and Canada. We are one of the largest inspectors and shippers of pre-owned vehicles with 21 inspection sites across the United States. We have a decade-long track record of operating in Mexico, managing plants, yards, and rail operations.

This count is as of the end of 2015, as reflected on the Form 10-K available on our investor website.