PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading Edge Logistics (LEL), one of the fastest-growing non-asset based global third party logistics companies, today announced the acquisition of C&F Logistics of San Juan, Puerto Rico, joining LEL’s Puerto Rico division, LEL Caribe. The acquisition of C&F, a Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier (NVOCC), makes LEL one of the leading NVOCC’s in the Caribbean. LEL now adds operating warehouse and cross dock facilities in Elizabeth NJ, Jacksonville FL, Miami FL, Los Angeles CA, and San Juan, PR to its North American Operations base.
“This is an exciting opportunity for Leading Edge Logistics as it’s in line with our company’s vision and goal to provide world class logistics service to and from all parts of the world,” said Thomas Torcomian, CEO of LEL. In addition to Puerto Rico, LEL Caribe also provides full and less than container service to and from The Dominican Republic, and soon will expand into all of Central America.
C & F was founded in 1984 by Jose Del Cueto and is a family-run company led by Jose Del Cueto and his son Jose Andres. The company provides LTL/LCL service from all parts of North America through LEL’s Caribe consolidation centers destined for San Juan and The Dominican Republic for distribution. The new LEL Caribe currently manages in excess of 50,000 shipments annually and welcomes 55 new C&F employees to the LEL Company.
Leading Edge Logistics has offices throughout the Continental US, Mexico and now Puerto Rico and manages transportation for a wide range of shippers. Leading Edge Logistics is a Performance based Logistics company that guarantees cost savings to 100% of its customers. LEL has high level technology balanced by the finest customer service in the industry. All shipments are dynamically tracked to ensure 100% customer satisfaction. For additional information, visit www.leadingedgelogistics.com