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Sentinel Transportation Acquires Fuel Delivery Fleet in California

paste3Sentinel Transportation has acquired the fuel delivery fleet of United Pacific, a leading convenience store chain and gas station operator in Southern California, according to a statement by Gardena, California-based United Pacific.

Sentinel, based in Wilmington, Delaware, and jointly owned by DuPont and Phillips 66, provides bulk transportation of chemicals and petroleum products and ranks No. 82 on the Transport Topics top 100 Private Carriers list with a fleet of 439 tractors, 55 straight trucks, 41 trucks and cargo vans and 1,168 trailers.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Joe Juliano, CEO of United Pacific, said the sale “will enable United Pacific to focus on its core compentencies and continued expansion.”

Earlier this year, United Pacific acquired 251 gas stations and convenience stores in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Colorado from Pacific Convenience & Fuels, bringing to 380 the total number of retail locations and making United Pacific one of the largest independent convenience store and gas station operations in the Western United States.

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