Greatwide Names Experienced Canadian Broker to Lead Gallop Logistics

DALLAS — Jan. 26, 2011 — Greatwide Logistics Services, a national provider of third-party logistics services, has selected Andrew Johnson as Vice President of Gallop Logistics, a subsidiary of Greatwide Logistics Services.

Johnson comes to Greatwide with more than 32 years of transportation and produce industry experience, having held increasingly important roles in business development and sales. Prior to Gallop Logistics, Johnson served as Business Development and Sales Manager for NACC Transport in Ontario where he generated new business for ground and air freight services.

“Andy will be a strong and instrumental addition to our team,” said Tyler Ellison, Greatwide’s Group President of Transportation Management and Corporate Sales. “He brings much desired experience to Greatwide in a time when we are focused on investing to grow our Brokerage and Transportation Management divisions.”

Greatwide is one of the top 25 brokerage and transportation management companies in the USA.

About Greatwide Logistics Services
Greatwide Logistics Services is a privately held third-party logistics provider serving the United States and Canada. Greatwide offers an integrated service platform to customers including managed transportation services, dedicated, full-service brokerage, warehouse-based logistics and irregular route truckload. Greatwide is the largest provider of dedicated refrigerated transportation in the United States. The company ranks 11th among Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Providers, is a Food Logistics Top 70 3PL Provider and an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carrier. For more information, visit www.greatwide.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Greatwide.

About Gallop Logistics
Working with a vast network of fast and reliable carriers, Gallop Logistics provides FTL and LTL freight and warehousing services throughout North America – at guaranteed competitive rates. The company has proven transportation expertise and a comprehensive range of unique, flexible solutions to securely deliver perishable, non-perishable and fragile freight. Backed by Greatwide’s state-of-the-art technology, Gallop consistently delivers the highest levels of service with advanced capabilities that include satellite tracking, rapid fax delivery and inventory control. Gallop has received numerous awards and was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.
 

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