Kuecker Pulse Integration (KPI) has hired Patrice Satterfield as the company's senior director of business development. The company also added six more to the team: Ryan McDaniel, director of strategic planning; Gary Jones, resident maintenance technician; Johnathan Holloway, site supervisor; Dianne Brady-Peters, executive administrative assistant; Eric Ongtooguk, solutions design engineer; and John Davis, resident maintenance technician.
Fortune Fish & Gourmet, a leading processor, distributor and importer of seafood, meats, and gourmet products, has acquired CCT Logistics, a Theodore, Alabama-based 68,000-square-foot cold storage facility. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Old Amsterdam Cheese, the market leader in branded aged gouda in Holland and a product of the third generation, 100% family owned and run Westland Cheese Company names Norseland as the Old Amsterdam distribution partner in Canada.
Constellation Cold Logistics, a pan-European platform comprising cold storage businesses, announced that its partner company in Belgium, Stockhabo, has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Frigologix. This acquisition strengthens Stockhabo’s leading position and service offering in the Belgian market and expands the Constellation network into France.
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.