In October 2018, GlobalTranz Acquired AFN Logistics

“We are excited to welcome the AFN team and to combine the unique strengths of our respective companies,” said Bob Farrell, executive chairman of GlobalTranz. “AFN combined with GlobalTranz creates a powerful 3PL with a market-leading end-to-end logistics tech suite, an expansive network of high-quality and dedicated-capacity, and top talent in the industry. Our joint company will further accelerate our ability to provide sophisticated technology and transportation solutions that drive operative and competitive advantages for our customers.”

Read the Press Release.

The AFN team is grateful for the trust our shipper clients and carrier network have placed in us over the years. We look forward to continuing to serve your needs and to introducing you to GlobalTranz’s expanded suite of technology, solutions, modes and services.

We encourage you to continue working directly with your contacts in the Niles and Chicago offices.

Niles Office
7230 N. Caldwell Avenue
Niles, IL 60714

Chicago Office
101 N. Wacker, Suite 1130
Chicago, IL 60606

To log into the AFN TMS to track shipments, find bills of lading and order numbers, and more, please click here.

For a listing of open positions in our Chicago and Niles, IL offices, please click here.

About GlobalTranz

As a full-service transportation and logistics provider, GlobalTranz understands that a trusted partnership goes beyond moving freight. It requires dependable relationships with carriers, diverse industry experience and market-leading technology to deliver the logistics you need for today and anticipate the solutions you need for what’s next.

Industry Leader

GlobalTranz continues to emerge as a fast-growing market leader with an extensive customer base serving all industries.

  • $1.7 Billion 3PL and Growing
  • Network of 34,000+ Carriers
  • More Than 25,000 Shipper Customers
  • Top 3PL for Technology (GlobalTrade Magazine)
  • 8th Largest Freight Brokerage in the US (Transport Topics)
  • Top 10 3PL in 2018 and 2019 (Inbound Logistics)
  • Top 25 Freight Brokerage (Transport Topics)
  • 9th Largest Privately-Held Company and One of the Fastest Growing in Arizona (Business Journal)

Multimodal Transportation Services

GlobalTranz provides shippers of all sizes with fast and reliable transportation services across all major modes of freight.  Leverage our industry expertise and one of the nation’s largest networks of qualified carriers to help drive value and results to your business.  Whether you ship by rail, road, or sea, GlobalTranz will help you connect the right mode and route to meet your cost and service expectations.

Managed Logistics Solutions

GlobalTranz provides a partnership-approach to transportation and supply chain management that enables you to focus on growing your business. Whether you want total management of all your transportation needs or just a specific segment of your transportation needs, we’ll work as an extension of your team to deliver on your business goals.