Dubuque, IA (PRWEB) February 02, 2016
Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions, an innovative Logistics Service Company, has acquired a majority interest in Global Distribution & Logistics, LLC. An International Forwarder headquartered in Elgin, IL, Global Distribution & Logistics will be integrated into the Rockfarm family of companies. Founder and President of Global Distribution & Logistics, John Yarwood, will lead Rockfarm’s international growth initiative as both the President of Global Distribution & Logistics and a key shareholder.
“As a startup Logistics Services Company in 2008, Rockfarm has continued to grow through our organic offering and acquisitions. As the newest member of the Rockfarm Family of Companies, Global Distribution & Logistics strengthens our International Forwarding and Customs Brokerage service offering and allows us to better offer integrated International Services to our client base,” said Todd Colin, CEO of Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions.
“Becoming part of the Rockfarm Family of Companies gives Global Distribution & Logistics a growth platform that improves the execution of our business and drives deeper value for our customers,” said John Yarwood, President of Global Distribution & Logistics.
This latest acquisition for Rockfarm adds to their portfolio of services within the managed transportation segment of Third Party Logistic Services.
Rockfarm is now better positioned to provide global visibility to its client base and tailor customer specific solutions across its portfolio of clients. Rockfarm provides supply chain engineering, integration & consulting, transportation management, control tower planning & execution, truckload fulfillment, provider sourcing & procurement, freight claims management, and 4PL managed services for their diverse customer and client base.
Delivering efficiency to supply chains, Rockfarm supports the growth of manufacturers and distributors by supplying integrated supply chain services. Since its inception in 2008, Rockfarm has maintained its commitment to technology and service innovation. Focused on generating client value, Rockfarm provides supply chain solutions to Fortune 500 and midsize shippers within industries such as Food, Hospitality, Building Products, Automotive, Paper, Plastics, Electronics and Chemical. For more information about Rockfarm, visit http://www.rockfarm.com
About Global Distribution & Logistics
Global Distribution & Logistics is a C-TPAT certified International Freight Forwarder based in Chicago, IL. As a Customs House Broker, licensed OTI and NVOCC, Global Distribution & Logistics has been supporting customers across five continents. Led by John Yarwood, founder and President, Global Distribution & Logistics has been developing end to end supply chain solutions for their customers since 2004. For more information about Global Distribution & Logistics, visit http://www.gdlusa.com