PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight
management solution provider, today announced that its Chief Executive
Officer, Robert J. Farrell, has been appointed chairman of the board for
Farrell is currently CEO of GlobalTranz and will continue in that role.
Prior to joining GlobalTranz in March 2016, Farrell was president and
CEO of Kewill, a logistics technology provider. With over 30 years of
executive leadership experience, including serving as CEO of EDGAR
Online (now RR Donnelly) and chairman and CEO of Metastorm (now
OpenText), Farrell has an extensive track record of growing successful
software companies. Farrell also serves on the board of directors for
both BillTrust and Kitchen Brains.
In the one year he has been with GlobalTranz, Farrell has led the
transformation of the company’s executive team and supported several
improvements in operational processes, resulting in a record year of
profitability for the company. He also led the company’s recent
acquisition of Global
Freight Source, an indicator of GlobalTranz’ commitment to growth
and market leadership.
“I’m honored that the board of directors has chosen me to assume the
Chairman role,” said Farrell. “In the past year, I have been impressed
with the strength of the GlobalTranz technology platform, the commitment
of our investors, the energy of our employees and the tremendous market
opportunities available to us to grow the company. I look forward to
leading GlobalTranz’ future growth, promoting logistics technology
innovation and advancing our market leadership position.”
GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company
specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited
shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative
logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement
and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time.
Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged
as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000
shippers. In 2016, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 12th
largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com
and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.
GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc.
Gillian Doyle, +1 480-291-6543