Heartland Express, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Gordon Trucking, Inc. of Pacific.

With combined total revenue of approximately $1 billion and a terminal network spanning from Washington to Florida and from Pennsylvania to Southern California, Heartland estimates the combined companies will operate the fifth largest asset-based truckload fleet in North America.

Steve and Scott Gordon have joined Heartland's management team. Larry and Virginia Gordon will retire after 50 years of building Gordon Trucking, and Larry Gordon has joined Heartland's Board of Directors.