A.N. Webber Acquires Truckload Brokerage Firm Based in Arizona
KANKAKEE, IL (AUGUST 1, 2022) – A.N. Webber Logistics Inc., a technology-driven logistics provider and
subsidiary of asset-based truckload carrier A.N. Webber, Inc. has acquired Hicks Co., a full-service
truckload brokerage based in Queen Creek, AZ.
Hicks Co. has been a major force in the west-coast flatbed brokerage market since 1982. A company
built on honesty, integrity, and creative solutions; Hicks has always prided themselves on close attention
to detail and a “hands on” approach with their customers.
Alan N. Webber, CEO of the A.N. Webber companies, stated of the acquisition, “What we liked so much
about this opportunity is the similarities between our organizations. We’re both family-owned and
operated with long-standing customer, carrier, and employee relationships. We have a lot of the same
“We primarily operate in the dry van truckload market, while Hicks is known for flatbed brokerage
across the western part of the country. By combining our customer and carrier networks, we’ll be able
to benefit from each other’s strengths and limit gaps in our network” said Zach Webber, VP of Logistics.
Bryan Hicks, co-owner of Hicks-Co, stated “We’re really excited about the opportunity this will provide
our customers and our employees. We’ve been in talks with A.N. Webber Logistics for a long time and
have the utmost confidence in them to expand on our existing customer and carrier relationships.”
Hicks Co. will continue to operate under its own name and authority until the end of 2022, when
systems, operations, and branding will be united with A.N. Webber Logistics.
About A.N. Webber Logistics
A.N. Webber Logistics was founded in 2005 with the intention of supplying existing legacy customers
with additional capacity. Today, the company services customers new and old across the continental US,
Mexico, and Canada with the assistance of dedicated employees, advanced logistics technology, and
over 6,000 partner-carriers under contract. A.N. Webber Logistics has quickly gained a solid reputation
as a dependable and trustworthy source of freight capacity.