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PHOENIX, AZ – June 16, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced it has acquired Worthington Logistics Solutions, a freight brokerage and logistics company. The acquisition further solidifies GlobalTranz’ position as a top freight brokerage firm and enhances its freight agent business model.

Worthington Logistics Solutions brings years of freight management expertise and an unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service, making it a valuable acquisition for GlobalTranz.

“We have worked with GlobalTranz as a freight agent for seven years, and its freight brokerage technology and back-office services have really helped us be successful,” said Kiki Worthington, founder of Worthington Logistics Solutions. “We are excited to become part of GlobalTranz, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth.”

“Worthington Logistics Solutions is a great addition for GlobalTranz,” said Bob Farrell, chairman and chief executive officer of GlobalTranz. “They bring a strong customer service focus and expertise in freight brokerage operations that will be valuable assets for our organization. I’m excited to have Kiki and her team on board.”

This is the company’s third acquisition in six months and comes just weeks after its announcement on the acquisition of Logistics Planning Services and its receipt of the ACG Arizona Deal of the Year Award for the acquisition of Global Freight Source.

About GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.

PHOENIX, AZ – May 18, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced it has won the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Arizona Deal of the Year Award for its acquisition of Global Freight Source, Inc. The award was presented at the ACG Deal of the Year Award Dinner on May 16, 2017.

The “Deal of the Year” is an award given by the Arizona Chapter of the ACG to recognize a company or private equity firm for its accomplishments regarding a merger, acquisition or capital market transaction. The acquisition of Global Freight Source (GFS), a leading freight brokerage and logistics company, was a strategic move that helped GlobalTranz further solidify its position as a top freight brokerage firm.

Partners who were instrumental in helping GlobalTranz in this deal include: law firm Quarles & Brady LLP, Wells Fargo bank and accounting firm RSM US LLP.

“We are thrilled to be the recipient of the ACG Arizona Deal of the Year award for our acquisition of Global Freight Source,” said Bob Farrell, chairman and chief executive officer of GlobalTranz. “We hope to be in the running again in the future as mergers and acquisitions will continue to be a key component of our growth strategy.”

On the same day that GlobalTranz was recognized with the ACG Deal of the Year Award for its acquisition of GFS, the company announced its latest move – the acquisition of Logistics Planning Services (LPS), a leading managed transportation provider and freight brokerage company. The LPS addition will further accelerate GlobalTranz’ growth and significantly increase its market share in third-party logistics (3PL) services.

About GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.

 

 

PHOENIX, AZ and MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 16, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced it has acquired Logistics Planning Services (LPS), a leading managed transportation provider and freight brokerage company. The acquisition further solidifies GlobalTranz’ position as a top freight brokerage firm and significantly increases its market share in third-party logistics (3PL) services.

LPS has operated successfully for 30 years and has an extensive managed transportation client base as a result of its expertise in 3PL/4PL services. Its strong freight brokerage business brings added scale and capabilities to GlobalTranz. The LPS acquisition will also expand the types of freight GlobalTranz is able to move, adding large-scale and specialty freight management to the company’s roster of services.

“As a company that has always focused on customer success and long-term partnerships, we are extremely pleased to be joining a market leader like GlobalTranz,” said Kirsten Castillo Hall, chief executive officer of LPS. “GlobalTranz will enable us to more quickly grow our managed transportation and freight brokerage businesses and provide us with a strong, innovative logistics technology platform that I know will be attractive to our clients.”

“Logistics Planning Services is a significant acquisition for GlobalTranz and we are excited to have the team on board,” said Bob Farrell, chairman and chief executive officer of GlobalTranz. “LPS will enable GlobalTranz to immediately increase its focus and market share in managed transportation, which is directly in line with our vision to further our leadership in the 3PL industry. In addition, LPS brings additional scale to our freight brokerage operations and extends the type of freight we can move for our clients. The LPS addition will further accelerate our company’s growth.”

About Logistics Planning Services

Logistics Planning Services (LPS) is a third-party logistics (3PL) company providing single-source transportation management and logistics services for customers throughout the US and overseas.  Through state-of-the-art transportation management technology and dedicated logisticians, LPS simplifies the shipping process while providing meaningful cost reduction and complete visibility to cargo throughout the supply-chain.  For more information, visit www.shiplps.com.

About GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.

PHOENIX, AZ – May 11, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced it has been named one of three finalists for the ACG Arizona Deal of the Year Award for its acquisition of Global Freight Source, Inc. The award recognizes the most significant merger and acquisition transactions that took place in Arizona in calendar year 2016.

The “Deal of the Year” is an award given by the Arizona Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) to recognize a company or private equity firm for its accomplishments regarding a merger, acquisition or capital market transaction. The award will recognize a deal/transaction in the Arizona marketplace involving established businesses with between $10 million and $750 million of revenue that closed in calendar year 2016. The winner will be announced at the Deal of the Year Award Dinner on May 16 at the Arizona Biltmore.

GlobalTranz made the finalist list for its acquisition of Global Freight Source, a leading freight brokerage and logistics company, which further solidified GlobalTranz’ position as a top freight brokerage firm.

“We are very pleased to be named one of only three finalists for the ACG Arizona Deal of the Year award,” said Bob Farrell, chairman and chief executive officer of GlobalTranz. “The Global Freight Source deal was strategic for us in that it brought a considerable amount of best practice knowledge that can be transferred to our other freight agents to accelerate revenue growth. Mergers and acquisitions will continue to be a key component of our growth strategy going forward, and we are pleased that this deal is being recognized by ACG.”

About GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.