PRESS RELEASES 4/25/2013 12:35:00 PM | Canada News Wire

TransForce Inc. reports on shareholders' voting results for the election of directors

MONTREAL, April 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ -TransForceInc. (TSX: TFI), a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, held its Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders earlier today. All candidates proposed as directors were duly elected to the Board of Directors of TransForce by a majority of the votes cast by shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:

NameFor       Withheld  
Number     %   Number   %
Alain Bédard    65,992,378     89.97%       7,360,212   10.03%
André Bérard    71,004,725     96.80%       2,347,865   3.20%
Lucien Bouchard    69,742,502     95.08%       3,610,088   4.92%
Richard Guay    71,834,915     97.93%       1,517,675   2.07%
Neil Donald Manning    73,150,955     99.73%          201,635   0.27%
Vincent Musacchio    73,282,523     99.90%            70,067   0.10%
Ronald D. Rogers    72,318,604     98.59%      1,033,986   1.41%
Joey Saputo    70,971,112     96.75%      2,381,478   3.25%

Shareholders present or represented by proxy at the Meeting also voted 81.14% in favour of a special resolution ratifying, confirming and approving the 2012 Stock Option Plan of TransForce.

TransForce Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry. Operating across Canada and the United States, TransForce creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned, operating subsidiaries. Under the TransForce umbrella, companies benefit from corporate financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TransForce companies service the following segments:

  • Package and Courier; 
  • Less-Than-Truckload; 
  • Truckload, which includes specialized truckload and dedicated services;
  • Specialized Services, which includes services to the energy sector, waste management, logistics and ancillary transportation services.

TransForce Inc. (TFI) is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). For more information, visit

Except for historical information provided herein, this press release may contain information and statements of a forward-looking nature concerning the future performance of TransForce. These statements are based on suppositions and uncertainties as well as on management's best possible evaluation of future events. Such factors may include, without excluding other considerations, fluctuations in quarterly results, evolution in customer demand for TransForce's products and services, the impact of price pressures exerted by competitors, and general market trends or economic changes. As a result, readers are advised that actual results may differ from expected results.


For further information please contact:

Alain Bédard
Chairman, President and CEO
TransForce Inc.
(514) 331-4200

Rick Leckner
MaisonBrison Communications
(514) 731-0000