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August 30, 2022

Atlas Logistics® Acquires Progressive Transportation, Inc.

  • Press Release
Strategic partnership accelerates logistics provider’s growth of padded-van solutions, delivers additional capacity within service offerings

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Aug. 31, 2022) – Atlas Logistics®, a subsidiary of Atlas® World Group and full-service logistics provider, announces today the acquisition of Progressive Transportation, Inc. of Wausau, Wisconsin, a premier provider of over-the-road pad-wrap transportation. The strategic decision enables Atlas Logistics to further its comprehensive transportation management solutions and drive sustainable financial and operational growth.

“The acquisition of Progressive Transportation accelerates the growth of padded-van solutions within Atlas Logistics’ service offerings and delivers additional capacity to our network of agents across the company,” said Phil Wahl, president and COO of Atlas Logistics. “The timely decision was founded upon the principle of diversification, laying a foundation for organizational advancement as guided by the aggressive goals outlined in Atlas World Group’s Strategic Roadmap, Vision 2025. It is with great pride and excitement that we welcome Progressive Transportation to the Atlas family.”

Founded in 1995, Progressive Transportation, Inc. has built lasting relationships with its customer base, including Progressive’s two largest clients having worked with the company for over two decades. The executive management team has over 30 years of experience in the transportation field and over 25 years in the pad-wrap market. By providing up-to-date assets, including a fleet of late-model tractors, and fostering an environment of openness and transparency between all employees and contractors, Progressive Transportation has developed an experienced and loyal driver base. The company has positioned itself as a valued service provider through its commitment to service, safety, and customer support.

“The robust logistics offerings, brand power, and strong industry reputation of Atlas World Group is unparalleled and gives us vast potential for growth,” said Craig Olsen, president of Progressive Transportation. “We are thrilled to be aligned with the highest-quality logistics provider, and our employees and customers will undeniably feel the benefits.”

Atlas Logistics and Progressive Transportation, Inc., share a similar strategic vision, culture, and focus on building innovative logistics-based solutions for clients. The companies’ complementary services will offer benefits for clients, the Atlas® Agent network, and other stakeholders across a diverse set of markets. Additionally, Atlas Logistics and Progressive Transportation will be well positioned to solve customer challenges, leveraging transportation synergies through the application of industry-leading technology, products, and services.

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About Atlas Logistics®
Atlas Logistics Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas World Group, Inc., is a full-service logistics provider with specialized fleet capabilities and a well-developed network of third-party partnerships. Turnkey services include supply chain management, freight brokerage, padded-van transportation and project management. Atlas Logistics has a unique ability to serve customer needs because of the unique combination of its own fleet and extensive third-party network of logistics providers. For more information, visit
About Atlas® World Group
Headquartered in Evansville, Ind., Atlas World Group, Inc. comprises a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners. Atlas is distinguished by agent ownership and a shared commitment to help people go new places® more easily and more securely. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 800 people throughout North America. Through a continuing emphasis on service excellence, the company has achieved extraordinary growth. For more information on Atlas® World Group, visit

About Progressive Transportation, Inc.
Progressive Transportation was founded in 1995 to serve the air ride pad-wrap transportation market. Since its start, the company’s mission is to provide the best personalized service to its clients, staff, group of company drivers and its owner operators. Today Progressive Transportation, Inc. is recognized by its clients for its commitment to quality, service, and customer satisfaction. Learn more at