SpartanNash announced it has realigned its BRT Indianapolis and Managed Freight Minnesota teams into one organization and rebranded as SpartanNash Logistics. The centralized third-party transportation logistics solution will enable SpartanNash to better serve its more than 150 corporate-owned retail stores in nine states, independent and national account customers nationwide, U.S. military commissaries and exchanges and third-party logistics customers.
RLS Logistics has announced its second freight brokerage office opening in Nashville, Tennessee. This location complements the company’s first freight brokerage office located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
RLS Logistics announced plans to develop a state-of-the-art 83,000 sq. ft. temperature-controlled facility in central Massachusetts. This site will be the newest addition to the RLS Partnering Regional Operator (PRO) network of family-operated cold chain experts and is scheduled to open in Q4 of 2021.
RLS Logistics announced a service expansion in Terrell, Texas, to handle temperature-controlled direct-to-consumer fulfillment. The move expands the RLS footprint for its temperature-controlled D2C fulfillment services while enhancing capabilities in the region. What it means for many D2C start-ups and established eCommerce companies is that they can now reach 95% of the U.S. population with a 2-day ground service and 27% within one day.
Inspired to help during pandemic, TQL ramps up Moves That Matter program, providing no-cost transport of charitable truckloads to food banks, hospitals and more.
September 16, 2020
Deepening its commitment to tapping the power of the U.S. trucking industry to improve lives, Total Quality Logistics (TQL) has pledged to cover $1 million in transportation costs for charitable loads by 2025. The nation’s second-largest freight brokerage firm is ramping up its Moves That Matter program to impact even more lives by covering the cost to haul food, water, medical supplies and other potentially life-saving goods to food banks, communities in need and nonprofits around the country.
The transaction marks Lineage’s entrance into the Canadian cold storage market.
July 25, 2020
Lineage Logistics, (“Lineage” or the “Company”), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario Refrigerated Services, Inc. (“ORS”), a leading family-operated cold storage company offering temperature-controlled space in the Greater Toronto market, marking Lineage’s entrance into the Canadian market. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
New venture provides cold storage companies with entrepreneur-led platform.
July 22, 2020
RLS Logistics, a third-generation cold chain solutions provider in the U.S., recently created a joint venture that will offer customers the ability to work with regional family-run cold storage providers on a national basis. The cornerstone of the plan is to partner with existing best-in-class operators in ten to twelve mega-regions of the U.S., as well as Eastern and Western Canada.
Conveyco Technologies, one of the premier order fulfillment and distribution center systems integrators in North America, announces their strategic partnership with Geek+, a global provider of smart logistics solutions that utilizes advanced robotics and artificial intelligence technologies, to help support organizations across North America. According to Interact Analysis, Geek+ is the No. 1 supplier of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) in the world with 10% market share.