R2 PROMOTES LEADERSHIP
Jacksonville, FL – May 11, 2012
R2 Logistics, Inc., a Third Party Logistics service provider, announced the promotions of Matt Elsass to VP of Operations and Hunter Schwind to VP of Business Development. Matt will be responsible for overseeing the management of R2’s operating branches, monitoring employee and manager progression, and implementing new clients. Hunter will be responsible for monitoring customer workflow among the branches, as well as mentoring employees to build lasting relationships with all R2 customers. The two will work in conjunction to develop and apply practices throughout the branch network.
“Adding Matt and Hunter to our executive leadership team is a huge step for our company,” stated company President and CEO, Ben Gase. “As a young company, this is the piece of the puzzle we need for further growth in the future. We’re a results driven company and these two, along with Ben Jordan (VP of Sales), have produced the most results for our company. They exemplify the driven mindset I hope all our employees possess. They are leaders. Not Followers.”
Matt joined R2 in October of 2008 when he was installed as the Columbus Branch Manager. Hunter joined the R2 team in February of 2009 when he filled the role of Pod Leader and Second Salesman to Matt. Together they brought with them years of experience and industry knowledge from working in Transportation Sales for a major Third Party Logistics firm.
Also announced with their promotion was the defining of Ben Jordan’s role from Vice President to VP of Sales. Ben will be responsible for driving the company sales initiative, overseeing all National Sales Representatives, and founding future branch locations.
“I can’t wait to start working with these guys!” finished Gase.
About R2 Logistics, Inc.
R2 Logistics, Inc. is a Third Party Logistics company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company works with over 20,000 transportation providers nationwide. R2 Logistics delivers industry-leading services through three 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.