Load Trail Acquires Cross Trailers

Posted By: Danielle Mapes (deleted) Community, Industry News,

SUMNER, TX, February 7, 2023 -- Load Trail LLC, an open steel trailer manufacturer based in Texas, has acquired Cross Trailers, an enclosed trailer manufacturer headquartered in Indiana. The acquisition of this highly reputable enclosed trailer company will accelerate Load Trail's plan to expand its products in the trailer industry and add a new segment to its lineup.

Load Trail, a family-owned and operated company since 1996, is one of the leading open steel trailer manufacturing brands in North America. It operates four manufacturing plants that focus on producing high-quality trailers and offering the best customer service.

Like Load Trail, Cross Trailers was founded with a vision to create jobs and beter the future of their community. They focus on running a solid company, producing professional-grade, high-quality products, and having excellent customer service. As one of the owners said, doing business with them is supposed to be, "The good ole' business feel."

The idea of selling the business started with a casual conversaion due to a long-standing friendship between the two companies and their aligned values and vision. Cross Trailers, much like Load Trail, aims to grow its brand while maintaining quality and integrity. They feel this acquisition to be an excellent opportunity to do just that.

"Growing companies means bigger opportunites for our customers. We expect to sustain quality, offer more optons, and have a beter outreach. Our customers should only benefit from this acquisition. We are excited to take it to another level,” Terry Lovely - Sales Director at Cross Trailers.

"We see a significant opportunity to get into the enclosed trailer world and are excited to partner with Cross Trailers to grow our family,” Jake Thiessen - CEO of Load Trail.

With this acquisition, Load Trail LLC and Cross Trailers look forward to offering a comprehensive range of high-quality open and enclosed trailers, setting the stage for cononued growth and customer satsfacton in the trailer industry.