David Sousa, president, CEO and managing director of Bermuda Export Sea Transfer Ltd, trading as BEST Shipping (BEST) made the announcement yesterday that Joe Vieira, president of Joe Vieira Trucking Ltd, purchased the majority of his company‚’s shares.

‚ It is with great pleasure that I can now announce that Mr Vieira has completed the purchase of the majority of shares previously owned by The Total Group and is now the majority shareholder of BEST Shipping, said Mr Sousa. ‚ This purchase completes the alignment of our two companies and brings with it a wonderful blend of synergies that will see continued enhancements to the services we can provide to our clients.

Joe Vieira Trucking Ltd has provided trucking services to BEST Shipping for the past 15 years.

‚ I saw a great deal of potential in BEST and after working with them and the Total Group team for the past several years I thought that the time was right to forge an even stronger relationship, said Mr Vieira. I am very much looking forward to the future and in bringing a great deal of value to the customer experience. Over the course of the next few years I intend to learn as much as I can from David.

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