Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

GlobalTranz Acquires Global Freight Solutions

GlobalTranz acquired Global Freight Solutions. A GlobalTranz agent. (GlobalTranz)

Logistics company GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc. announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Global Freight Solutions, a freight brokerage and logistics company.

October 18, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Investment Firm Regains Ownership of GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz dispatcher GlobalTranz agent by GlobalTranz

GlobalTranz Enterprises has struck a deal with Providence Equity Partners to acquire the business from The Jordan Co. in a move designed to provide additional financial support for the company’s aggressive growth strategy.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
Business, Logistics

GlobalTranz Buys California Brokerage, Logistics Company Our Freight Guy

GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc., a third-party logistics service provider, has acquired California-based freight brokerage and logistics company Our Freight Guy.

January 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Andrew, Michael Leto Secure Funding for New Online Freight Marketplace

Andrew and Michael Leto Andrew (left) and Michael Leto are launching a new software platform called Emerge. (Emerge)

Serial entrepreneurs Andrew and Michael Leto, who started GlobalTranz Enterprises and 10-4 Systems, both of which were sold earlier this year, are launching a new enterprise. It is a software platform called Emerge that allows shippers and carriers to book loads, track shipments and source new capacity in what is being described as a private freight marketplace.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

GlobalTranz Offers to Buy AFN Logistics

GlobalTranz GlobalTranz dispatchers. (GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc.)

GlobalTranz Enterprises said it has agreed to acquire Chicago-based freight brokerage firm AFN, a move designed to boost the company’s share of the market for third-party logistics services.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 17, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

GlobalTranz Completes Another Agent Acquisition

GlobalTranz dispatchers Dispatchers at a GlobalTranz office. (GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc.)

GlobalTranz Enterprises announced the purchase of SynchOne, the less-than-truckload freight brokerage division of Synchrogistics LLC in Greensboro, N.C., for an undislosed amount.

August 28, 2018
Business

Technology Firm Project44 Raises $35 Million in New Funding Round

Logistics technology firm project44 announced April 17 it raised $35 million in a new funding round led by OpenView Venture Partners.

April 23, 2018
Business

GlobalTranz Acquires AJR Transportation

Dispatchers at a GlobalTranz office. Dispatchers at a GlobalTranz office. (GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc.)

Phoenix-based logistics firm GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc. completed another acquisition, it’s fifth in the past 12 months, with the purchase of AJR Transportation on Jan. 10.

January 22, 2018