Uber Freight: a Real Disrupter for 3PLs?

Bob Farrell Blog Post, Homepage, Technology

The launch of the Uber Freight app in 2016 naturally received a lot of attention when parent company Uber shared its vision of a future that marginalizes the value of freight brokers and 3PLs in the nation’s supply chains. The app is designed to connect shippers with truck drivers and carriers by communicating in real-time. Uber Freight believes its app …

GlobalTranz’ Jeffrey Simmons Receives First Chair Award

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – July 28, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced that Jeffrey Simmons, General Counsel, has received the prestigious First Chair Award for Top General Counsel. The First Chair Awards is an annual selection of in-house counsel who have, through their hard work and innovation, made significant contributions to the legal …

GlobalTranz Voted Top 10 3PL to Watch by Inbound Logistics

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – July 26, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven third party logistics (3PL) solution provider, today announced that it has been voted a Top 10 3PL to Watch by Inbound Logistics and has been named in the list of Top 100 3PL Providers for the third consecutive year. Inbound Logistics has long been regarded as the leading …

Freight Brokerage Technology Leader GlobalTranz to Present at the 2017 ATA Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – July 12, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced the company will be presenting at the 2017 ATA Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel, to be held July 16-19, 2017 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Jeffrey Simmons, general counsel for GlobalTranz, will speak on a panel session titled “Put It in …

Freight Brokerage Technology Leader GlobalTranz to Present at McLeod CFO Conference

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – June 27, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced the company will be presenting at the McLeod CFO Conference, to be held June 29, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Renee Krug, chief financial officer for GlobalTranz, will speak on a panel session titled “M&A: Integration and Navigating the Aftermath” on Thursday, …

Freight Brokerage Technology Leader GlobalTranz to Present at Supply Chain Cargo & Security Summit

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – June 21, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced the company will be presenting at the Supply Chain Cargo & Security Summit, to be held June 29-30, 2017 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Jeffrey Simmons, general counsel for GlobalTranz, will speak on the opening panel session titled “The Transportation Industry …

GlobalTranz Announces Acquisition of Worthington Logistics Solutions

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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 …

Are you ready to ride the e-commerce wave?

Bob Farrell Blog Post, Homepage

By Bob Farrell, chairman and CEO of GlobalTranz Consumers and businesses buy everything online – from furniture and electronics to toilet paper and fresh groceries. There is hardly anything you can’t buy online. Digital shoppers account for an amazing 90% of Internet users and the National Retail Federation estimates 8-12% growth in US e-commerce in 2017. According to market researcher …

Freight Brokerage Technology Leader GlobalTranz Announces Gold Sponsorship for eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – June 7, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced the company will be a Gold Sponsor for the 2017 eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit, to be held June 14-16, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Several of GlobalTranz’ top executives will be participating in the event, including Bob Farrell, chairman and …

Freight Brokerage Technology Leader GlobalTranz Announces Addition of Kirsten Castillo Hall as Chief Operating Officer

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PHOENIX, AZ – May 22, 2017 – GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced that Kirsten Castillo Hall has been named chief operating officer. Hall joins GlobalTranz as part of its recently announced acquisition of Logistics Planning Services (LPS), where she was chief executive officer. She brings 21 years of supply chain and operations management …