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OUR HISTORY

We started as a small family owned company in 1945.  See the timeline below how Vince Anderson trucking in 1945 became what it is today--A&A Express.  With hundreds of trucks on the road, we have grown into a multi-million dollar company with hundreds of employees.  We also provide freight and logistics for companies and brands we see in stores every day.  Our attention to detail and safety record is second to none.

  • 1945 Vince Anderson Trucking Is Born

    In 1945, Vince Anderson felt the need to introduce a new philosophy into Minnesota's livestock hauling business. Through hard work, honest work, and utmost attention to every detail, this philosophy gained the trust of cattlemen throughout the region.

  • 1978 A&A Express

    Vince's small family business began to grow. In the late 1970's, Vince Anderson Trucking, Inc. diversified as the demand for the work ethic he introduces into the livestock hauling expanded into the refrigeration arena. Through careful planning and input from customers, a new family business, A & A Express, Inc. was started.

  • 2014 RRTS Acquisition

    In 2014, Roadrunner Transportation Systems acquired A&A Express. Roadrunner's strong position in the trucking industry has allowed A&A Express to streamline its operations.

  • 2018 Company Mergers

    In 2018, A&A Express completed a temp controlled merger with R&M Transportation (Omaha, NE), Sortinos Transportation (Des Moines, IA), and M Bruenger Co (Wichita, KS) for a combined fleet of 400 power units and 650 trailers under the leadership of Tim Anderson, President of A&A Express.

  • 2020 Laurel Oaks Acquisition

    In 2020, Laurel Oaks ownership combined with the A&A leadership team under Tim Anderson, A&A Express is taken back to their roots to concentrate on what they do best--long and short haul refrigerated transportation.