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Jacksonville, FL – April 15, 2014

R2 Logistics, Inc., a Third Party Logistics service provider, today announced that Art Gase, Chief Financial Officer retired on April 15, 2014. Art’s career with R2 Logistics spanned for seven years as a co-owner with CEO, Ben Gase. Sole ownership will now belong to Ben Gase following the buyback of shares. Ben Gase, on Art’s retirement, said, “Art basically started and created the administrative piece of R2 Logistics. He is a big reason for our success!”

Kees Hiatt, formerly the Branch Manager for R2 Logistics’ operations office in Novi, Michigan, has been named as the new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Hiatt brings 10 years of experience working in finance to this position. Before his career at R2 Logistics, he worked for PNC Bank where his focus was on consumer and small business acquisition.

“Becoming the CFO of R2 Logistics is my dream job!” stated Hiatt. “It truly is an honor to hold the position in a company that is such a respected player in the transportation industry.  Ben Gase (CEO) has been the visionary from the very beginning and I absolutely believe in the core principles that this company was founded upon.  I cannot wait to see what the future holds for R2.  As human beings, we all want to be a part of something great in our lives.  This is my chance!”

About R2 Logistics, Inc.

R2 Logistics, Inc. is a Third Party Logistics company named one of Forbes magazine’s America’s Most Promising Companies and headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.  The company works with over 25,000 transportation providers nationwide.  R2 Logistics delivers industry-leading services through six primary operating branches. These branches focus primarily 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 www.r2logisticsteam.com.