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 GlobalTranz.
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.