posted on January 21, 2016 13:50
SCOTT LOGISTICS CORP. ANNOUNCES NEW BRANCH OPENING
Freight Broker Expands To Ann Arbor, Michigan
Rome, Georgia - Scott Logistics Corp., a nationwide leader in the freight brokerage industry, announces the opening of a new branch location today in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This new branch is the 9th satellite location the company has operating throughout the United States. With a corporate headquarters in Rome, Georgia, Ann Arbor now joins the growing list of branches which includes Atlanta GA, Jacksonville FL, Centre AL, Fort Worth TX, Lowell AR, Overland Park KS, Chattanooga TN, and Raleigh NC.
The new location will be managed by Gavin DeFer who has been working in the logistics industry for nearly a decade. DeFer, a Marine Corps veteran, brings a wide skill set of management, sales, operations, and customer service to the job. "I'm excited about being part of Scott Logistics," DeFer says.
"While Scott has been in business for over 20 years, it is still an organization that is looking to grow and to grow the right way. It's refreshing to join a company where the phrase 'value to the customer' is more than just a talking point, but a way of life."
Defer adds, "Scott Logistics manages the shipping needs of the customer as well as finding the capacity to best fit that need. We are a pick-up to delivery one call solution."According to Scott Logistics Owner Diane Manis, Scott Logistics "has built a successful business over two decades thanks to a lot of hard work from a dedicated staff. Our continued growth with new branches insures we will continue to provide that great customer service that sets us apart. We are thrilled to have Gavin and his team representing us in Michigan."
"The Midwest is a key area of the country for logistics," explains Scott Logistics President Jay Matthews. "We are very strategic with our growth and this new branch is a significant part of that process. We know Ann Arbor will be a tremendous asset for our customers."
In its 21st year of business, Scott Logistics Corp. is based in Rome, Georgia, and has nine branch offices throughout the country. As a freight broker, Scott matches empty trucks with available loads of freight all over the country. It is a certified 100 percent female owned company. Services include truckload, LTL (Less than a truckload), intermodal, and EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) capability. The company serves the contiguous 48 states as well as Mexico and Canada. Customers include 30 of the Fortune 500 companies. Gross revenue in 2015 exceeded 113 million dollars.