Kottke Trucking, Inc. purchases Walbon & Company, Inc.’s over-the-road division

BUFFALO LAKE, MINN –   Kottke Trucking, Inc. has purchased Walbon & Company, Inc.’s over the road operations including Walbon’s routes, trucks, trailers and Wildwood, Florida based terminal. In addition, Kottke has set up an office in Eagan, Minnesota to manage the newly acquired lanes and accommodate staff from Walbon. The acquisition will not affect the Buffalo Lake, Minnesota based operations that Kottke has held for nearly eight decades.

“Our family continues to grow and we are excited to welcome the Walbon employees into our business.  We have and will continue to build a company of great people, great customers and great service,” stated Kurt Kottke, President.

Kottke Trucking, Inc. is a third-generation interstate hauler that focuses on refrigerated and dry van transportation. Kottke has been in operation since 1938 and currently operates over 175 semi-tractors. Proudly based where it all began in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, Kottke Trucking, Inc. also holds terminals in Eagan, Minnesota and Wildwood, Florida.

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  1. Mike Meyer says:

    Damn proud to have been a member of the team. I was an Owner/Operator with them and was always treated very well. If anyone wonders why I am not there at this time – does 71 years old make sense???

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  1. […] Kottke Acquires Walbon’s OTR Division Kottke Trucking, Buffalo Lake, Minn., has purchased Walbon & Co.’s over-the-road operations, including Walbon’s routes, trucks, trailers and terminal (based in Wildwood, Fla.). In addition, Kottke has set up an office in Eagan, Minn., to manage the newly acquired lanes and accommodate staff from Walbon. Click here for more information. […]

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