About GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz is a privately held, Phoenix-based logistics company specializing in freight management services including LTL, Full Truckload, Supply Chain Management, and Domestic Air/Expedited shipping. We focus on innovative technology and partnering with sales professionals that possess energy, insight and a fervent customer service mentality.

Founded in 2003, GlobalTranz is a transportation management company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona specializing in LTL, FTL, Supply Chain Logistics and Warehousing. In addition to these services, GlobalTranz operates its own in-house Freight Forwarding Division via our Expedited Services department which offers expedited ground, ocean and air freight solutions. Local to National accounts engage our free state-of-the-art technology, CarrierRate.com, which optimizes the flow and storage of merchandise as the goods move within, and throughout, the customers' supply chain.

As one of the fastest growing transportation companies in the country, we have been recognized by the Inc.500 and received the Phoenix Business Journal's Arizona Corporate Excellence award as the 3rd Fastest-Growing and 12th Largest Private company in the state. With annual sales of over $200M, GlobalTranz has been able to double every year since our inception in 2003.

GlobalTranz has secured competitive pricing with thousands of national, regional, and local carriers. We leverage the infrastructure, systems, and personnel of world-class carriers to your benefit.

Through our proprietary TMS solution, CarrierRate.com, customers are able to quote, book, and manage their LTL shipments with a few clicks. For your larger accounts, our team of highly skilled rate negotiators will procure Customer Specific Pricing with multiple carriers.

We support shippers and carriers with strong relationships by providing competitive rates through superior supply chain and technology solutions that economically simplify the process of moving product.

GlobalTranz Truckload has grown leaps and bounds over the last 3 years. With this extreme growth, comes capacity to fit your needs. Let your Sales Representative know what type of equipment is necessary for you, and we are sure to be able to match you up with the right carrier. We provide you with service unmatched in the industry through proprietary software solutions that:

  • Give our brokers “Live” capacity feeds directly from carriers software systems, giving GlobalTranz a couple of days notice prior to other brokers taking your trucks.
  • Interactive software solutions that enhance your brokers capabilities to source the correct equipment for you.
  • 2 tracking calls per day / per load made directly to the driver hauling your freight.
  • Gives live tracking updates automatically when our operations team updates your load.

Value of Service

  • GlobalTranz is not always going to be the cheapest provider, but we are dedicated to making sure that your load gets picked up and arrives at it’s destination safely and on time.
  • GlobalTranz is a large Logistics company with a “Small” attitude, providing you with personalized service offerings to fit your needs.

A Message from our Founder and CEO

When I started GlobalTranz in 2003 out of my bedroom, I set out to build the best freight brokerage in the country using technology that would make the process more efficient, and give individuals in our industry the opportunity to realize the most value for their skills. Now, in 2012, my vision has come true.  I am very passionate about GlobalTranz and the industry we all love.  Join us as a shipper or partner and let’s make it a better place together.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, feel free to send me an email.

Sincerely,

Andrew Leto
Founder & CEO
aleto@globaltranz.com

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The Board of Directors

Andrew Leto - Founder, CEO, & Chairman of the Board

Andrew Leto has 13+ years in the Transportation Industry starting at Logistics Freight Systems based in Phoenix, Arizona. His mission with CarrierRate.com is to provide a "one-stop shop" for supply chain management.

Mr. Leto started GlobalTranz in 2003 out of his bedroom with only an unemployment check as his investment and until 2011, had not received any outside investment capital. He teaches other entrepreneurs how to start a company using the resources available and capitalizing on cash flow and profit.

Prior to being in the transportation industry, Mr. Leto honorably served 5 years in the United States Navy.

Larry Cheng

As a Managing Partner of Volition Capital, Larry Cheng focuses on investment opportunities in the Internet, software, and information services. Larry currently serves on the boards of Cortera, MFG.com, Mindshift Technologies, Prosper Marketplace, Stylesight, and Globaltranz. Prior to co-founding Volition Capital, Larry was a Partner at Fidelity Ventures where he led their investments in Verid (acquired by EMC) and Flock (acquired by Zynga). Prior to joining Fidelity Ventures, Cheng was a senior associate at Battery Ventures, where he was an early investor in Ruckus Network, OpenNetwork Technologies (acquired by BMC Software) and Ximian (acquired by Novell). From 1998 to 2000, Cheng was an associate for Bessemer Venture Partners where he focused on software investments. Prior to Bessemer, he was an associate consultant at Corporate Decisions Inc. Mr. Cheng earned a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard College.

Les Carmichael

Les Carmichael currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Companies LLC and as Senior Vice President, HSS&E of Gibson Energy Inc. Gibson Energy is a North American mid-stream energy company based in Calgary, Alberta. Taylor Companies is the largest independent crude oil trucking company in the United States. Mr. Carmichael joined joined Gibson Energy in May 2010 as part of the acquisition of Taylor Companies, LLC and joined Taylor Companies, LLC in October 2007 as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Carmichael has over 39 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry and has held senior management positions at Swift Transportation Corporation, M.S. Carriers Inc., Maersk and USFreightways.

Michael Garnreiter

Michael Garnreiter currently sits on the boards of Knight Transportation and Taser International as well as GlobalTranz. Mr. Garnreiter is also currently a managing director for Fenix Financial Forensics; a Phoenix Arizona based consulting organization, and has served in that capacity since January 2010. Mr. Garnreiter is also a board member and Audit and Governance committees Chair of Amtech systems, a supplier of horizontal diffusion furnace systems. Mr. Garnreiter also serves as an Audit committee member for PAAMCO, a privately held company. From August 2006 through December 2009, Mr. Garnreiter also is managing member of Rising Sun Restaurant Group, L.L.C., a private restaurant operating company. From April 2002 through June 2006, Mr. Garnreiter was Executive Vice President, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer of the Main Street Restaurant Group. Mr. Garnreiter previously served as a partner of the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen from 1974 through March 2002. Mr. Garnreiter holds a B.S. degree in accounting from California State University at Long Beach and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  

Recognition

Inc. 500

2008 Inc. 500

Ranked #326 Fastest Growing Private Companies - 884.4% Growth

Ranked #5 Top Business in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Ranked #4 in the Top 100 Transportation Companies

2009 Inc. 500

Ranked #175 Fastest Growing Private Companies - 1,104.80% Growth

Ranked #2 Top Business in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Ranked

Ranked #7 in Logistics & Transportation

2010 Inc. 500

Ranked #724 Fastest Growing Private Companies - 421% 3-year Growth

Ranked #7 in Phoenix

Ranked #15 in the Logistics & Transportation

Arizona Corporate Excellence

2011 Arizona Corporate Excellence

Ranked 2nd Fastest-Growing Company in Arizona

Ranked 29th Largest Revenue for privately held companies in Arizona

2012 Arizona Corporate Excellence

Ranked 5th Fastest-Growing Company in Arizona

Ranked 24th Largest Revenue for privately held companies in Arizona

2013 Arizona Corporate Excellence

Ranked 3rd Fastest-Growing Company in Arizona

Ranked 12th Largest Revenue for privately held companies in Arizona

Our Partners (The Short List)

Our Partners

Andrew Leto

Founder, CEO, & Chairman of the Board

Andrew Leto has 13+ years in the Transportation Industry starting at Logistics Freight Systems based in Phoenix, Arizona. His mission with CarrierRate.com is to provide a "one-stop shop" for supply chain management.

Mr. Leto started GlobalTranz in 2003 out of his bedroom with only an unemployment check as his investment and until 2011, had not received any outside investment capital. He teaches other entrepreneurs how to start a company using the resources available and capitalizing on cash flow and profit.

Prior to being in the transportation industry, Mr. Leto honorably served 5 years in the United States Navy.

Marty Sinicrope

President & Chief Operating Officer

Marty Sinicrope brings 30+ years of industry experience to GlobalTranz.

Most recently, Mr. Sinicrope held the title of Senior Vice President of Station Sales with Echo Global Logistics, where he was responsible for creating and managing Echo’s agent and station divisions.

Prior to joining Echo Global, Mr Sinicrope held Senior Vice President of Sales for QW Express, the agent and station based third party logistics division of Quad Graphics/Quebecor World, the second largest printer in North America.

Mr. Sinicrope also held Director level positions with Harte-Hanks Logistics, Circle International and W.R. Grace throughout the years. Mr. Sinicrope attended Harvard University’s ALB program (continuing education, evening division).

Michael Leto

President, Direct Sales

Michael Leto has spent over 15+ years successfully growing freight companies in the transportation industry. He first began as an air freight Operations Manager, was shortly thereafter promoted to Director of Sales, and has virtually been involved in every facet of the transportation industry. Mr. Leto is well versed and highly experienced in all facets of the transportation industry including LTL, Truckload brokerage, industry specific technology platforms, carrier pricing, air freight, Intermodal, and international shipping.
 
As the developer of the GlobalTranz Agent Network, Mr. Leto  built a hybrid Agency model from scratch that has been the driving force behind the tremendous growth of the entire organization since 2007. In 2011 Mr. Leto took over the Full Truckload brokerage that has since become a $250M vertical in 2014 with projections showing $320M in 2015. He also created the Direct Sales division that has gone from $0 to $120M in the same time period. 
 
Mr. Leto is happily married with two daughters.

Michael Bookout

Chief Operations Officer

Michael Bookout started in the industry in 2000 with Motor Cargo Industries.

Mr. Bookout quickly climbed the sales ladder throughout his career with Motor Cargo, winning the "Salesperson of The Year" each year he was employed at Motor Cargo.

His distinction as a top performer awarded him the position of Corporate Account Manager where he captured National Accounts such as Newell Rubbermaid, CSK Auto, and Office Depot.

Mr. Bookout's primary focus at GlobalTranz is to build and develop strategic relationships with the top National, Regional, and Local carrier partners. Mr. Bookout is happily married with four children.

John Hess

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Hess, our Alumnus of Texas A&M, is a hands-on engineering leader with broad experience in mechanical, electrical and software projects. He also has a history of passionately building teams and processes to deliver compelling products. He brings with him 14 years of experience in working with high-tech startups.

As our Chief Technology Officer, John is responsible for creating, developing and motivating highly effective technical and operational teams. He will be overseeing the much anticipated release of CarrierRate, as well as continuing developments in the evolution of CommandCenter.

Renee Krug

Chief Financial Officer

Renee is the Chief Financial Officer of Globaltranz. She is responsible for all financial reporting, treasury, accounting, tax, and HR. Renee brings over 15 years of executive leadership and 7+ years of transportation industry experience.

Most recently, Renee was CFO and EVP of Clear Channel Outdoor North America where she was responsible for all financial reporting, budgets, capital, acquisitions, forecasting, accounting, FP &A, and procurement.

Prior to Clear Channel Outdoor, she was Vice President of Finance & Corporate Procurement at Swift Transportation. Renee also held various senior finance leadership roles at Honeywell which included accounting, finance, information systems, operations and Six Sigma experience.

Renee earned an Executive MBA from Arizona State University and a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting from Indiana University. Renee also completed the Wharton CFO Leadership program in 2013.

 

Locations

Prescott Valley

3001 Main Street, Suites 1E and 1F
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

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High Street

5415 E. High Street, Building A9, Suite 460
Phoenix, AZ 85054

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Riverwalk

7500 N. Dobson Rd Ste 300
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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