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.”

About GlobalTranz

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

and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.


GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc.

Gillian Doyle, +1 480-291-6543