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Press release from CNW Group

TransForce Subsidiary Canpar Wins Major Ontario Government Contract

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

TransForce Subsidiary Canpar Wins Major Ontario Government Contract14:43 EDT Tuesday, September 28, 2010MONTREAL, Sept. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - TransForce Inc. (TSX: TFI-T), the leader in the Canadian transportation and logistics industry, today announced that its Canpar package and courier subsidiary has won a contract to supply overnight courier services to the Government of Ontario for a period of three years.The contract became effective on September 1, 2010 and runs through to 2013 with two year extension options. Canpar will hire about 90 new drivers and add new vehicles to deliver approximately 16,300 shipments a day for the government, with 95% of the shipments being completed within Ontario."Winning this competitive bid is a major step forward for Canpar. It not only adds about 20% to revenues, it increases the utilization of Canpar's sorting and distribution hubs and enhances the density of the company's delivery services across the province, which is a key factor in operating efficiency," said Alain Bédard, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TransForce. "We are convinced Canpar won this contract because of the investments we have made in equipment, infrastructure, technology and, especially, in ensuring we had the best people in the business. Together, these factors will ensure we can meet our commitment to the Ontario Government which, in turn, should create new opportunities to continue to build Canpar and our package and courier group."ProfileTransForce Inc. ( is the leader in Canada's transportation and logistics industry. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, TransForce creates value for shareholders through managing and investing in a growing network of wholly-owned, operating subsidiaries. TransForce provides a comprehensive and unique combination of capabilities, resources and geographical coverage in both domestic and trans-border markets. Its companies currently operate in four well-defined business segments: << - Less Than Truckload; - Package and Courier; - Specialized Services, which includes oilfield & oilsand services, waste management, logistics, fleet management, and personnel services; - Truckload, which includes specialized truckload services. >> TransForce Inc. shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TFI.%SEDAR: 00026947EFFor further information: Investors: Alain Bédard, Chairman, President and CEO, TransForce Inc., (514) 331-4200,; Media: John Lute, Lute & Company, (416) 929-5883,