Vitran Corporation Inc. Appoints David S. McClimon to Its Board of Directors

Vitran Corporation Inc. Appoints David S. McClimon to Its Board of Directors

TORONTO, March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vitran Corporation Inc.
(Nasdaq:VTNC) (TSX:VTN), a North American transportation firm, today announced
that David S. McClimon has joined Vitran's Board of Directors effective
immediately. The addition of Mr. McClimon confirms the previously announced
commitment to add another director preferably with industry experience. The
Board of Directors has determined that Mr. McClimon is independent under the
listing standards of the Nasdaq Stock Market and the standards specified in
Canadian National Instrument 52-110 - Audit Committees.Accordingly, Vitran's
Board now includes seven directors, six of whom are independent.

Vitran President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Gaetz stated, "We are
delighted to welcome Dave to Vitran's Board.He has spent his entire career in
the industry and we all look forward to his future contributions and counsel."

Dave has had exposure in both the Canadian and U.S. operating markets, which
mirrors Vitran's North American strategy.Dave spent the greater part of his
career with Conway Inc. as President of Conway Freight Inc. and Senior Vice
President of Conway Inc. Dave earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Miami
University in Oxford, OH and a Masters – Supply Chain Management at the
University of San Francisco in California.

About Vitran Corporation Inc.

Vitran Corporation Inc. is a North American group of transportation companies
offering less-than-truckload services.To find out more about Vitran
Corporation Inc. (Nasdaq:VTNC) (TSX:VTN), visit the website at

The Vitran Corporation logo is available at

CONTACT: Richard Gaetz, President/CEO
         Fayaz Suleman, VP Finance/CFO
         Vitran Corporation Inc.

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