Titanium Transportation Group Engages Left Lane to Enhance Strategic Acquisition Growth

BOLTON, Ontario, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Titanium Transportation Group Inc. ("Titanium" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TTR) is pleased to announce it has expanded its M&A team by engaging Left Lane Associates (“Left Lane”), a transportation mergers and acquisition advisory firm founded by Mike McCarron.  Left Lane will enhance Titanium’s acquisition growth strategy with uniquely tailored marketing strategies and in depth transportation sector expertise.

Left Lane was founded by Mike McCarron who has over 35 years of experience in the transportation industry, including 20 years of service on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Trucking Alliance and the Ontario Trucking Association.  Mike co-founded MSM Transportation, which was sold to Wheels Group in 2012, and is an award-winning writer for Today’s Trucking.

“We are excited to have Left Lane and Mike McCarron join our team of M&A specialists as we continue to actively seek out established businesses that offer strategic long-term growth,” said Ted Daniel, CEO of Titanium.  “As the transportation industry consolidates and transforms through technology, our goal is to be the buyer of choice in the cross-border truck-load market.  We are confident that Left Lane will further augment our acquisition growth prospects with new opportunities, given their team’s thorough understanding of a seller’s unique value proposition as well as Titanium’s strategic acquisition criteria.”

Mike McCarron, President, Left Lane added, “We look forward to working alongside the Titanium team and introducing them to our extensive network of Canadian transportation leaders.  With a proven business model that has resulted in many successful transactions, we look forward to being part of Titanium’s dynamic growth story.”

About Left Lane

Left Lane is a premier transportation mergers and acquisition advisor company founded in 2015 by Mike McCarron.  With combined 80 years of industry experience, Left Lane is a trusted, vested Canadian transportation leader that uses technology based strategic solutions unique to each client to produce measurable results using Canada’s largest logistics database, unique probability model and out of the box marketing.

About Titanium

Titanium is a leading asset-based transportation and logistics company servicing Canada and the United States, with approximately 450 power units, 1,500 trailers and 550 employees and independent owner operators. Titanium provides truckload, dedicated, and cross-border trucking services, freight logistics, and warehousing and distribution to over 1,000 customers. Titanium is a recognized consolidator of asset-based transportation companies in Ontario, having completed ten asset-based trucking acquisitions since 2011. Titanium has also been ranked by PROFIT magazine as one of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies for nine consecutive years.

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Titanium Transportation Group Inc.
Kasia Malz, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
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