We are excited about George joining the team – his experience directly expands our capabilities as we scale up for growth.
Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) January 12, 2016
R2 Logistics, Inc., a Third Party Logistics service provider, announced today that as part of its five-year strategy for growth it has named George A. Abernathy as President, reporting to founder Ben Gase. Abernathy will lead and support all of the company’s business activities through the R2 Logistics executive team.
“We are excited about George joining the team – his experience directly expands our capabilities as we scale up for growth,” said R2 Logistics founder Ben Gase. “Over the past ten years we have developed an unmatched record through our unwavering commitment to our customers, our employees and our suppliers. George’s unique skills and experience will complement this strategy as we open new offices and offer new products to serve our customers across the US, in Canada and Mexico.”
Mr. Abernathy brings more than 30 years of industry experience in traditional and technology-based logistics. Abernathy most recently served as President and Chief Commercial Officer at Transplace, one of the largest third party logistics companies in the US. Before serving over 12 years at Transplace, Mr. Abernathy held senior management positions at The Sabre Group, J.B. Hunt, North American Van Lines, NTE, Clicklogistics and Logistics.com.
Ben Gase, the founder of R2 Logistics and prior CEO, intends to remain with the company as the Chairman of the board, focusing on the longer-term strategy and planning.
About R2 Logistics, Inc.
R2 Logistics, Inc. is a Third Party Logistics company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company works with over 35,000 transportation providers nationwide and was named to Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Providers list in 2015. R2 Logistics delivers industry-leading services through 10 primary operating branches. These branches focus on full truckload transportation as well as services including less-than-truckload (LTL), expedited freight, intermodal, certified hazardous material, specialized hauling and supply chain management. For more information about R2 Logistics, visit http://www.r2logisticsteam.com.