- QLS Logistic Services, a RoadOne affiliate, acquires US Intermodal, Inc. which will serve as foundation for new agent-based affiliate US IntermodaLogistics -
Randolph, Massachusetts, September 16, 2013 – RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today that its affiliate, QLS Logistic Services, LLC, has acquired US Intermodal, Inc., an intermodal trucking and drayage business, which will function as the core of a new, coast-to-coast agent drayage and brokerage business US IntermodaLogistics. This new agent-based business currently has locations in Chicago, Norfolk and New Jersey.
Mark Pontarelli will fill the role of Vice President of Agent Partner Solutions for US IntermodaLogistics. He will be responsible for establishing and building a new agent network throughout the U.S. Most recently, Mark was owner of US Intermodal, Inc. where he established agent-based intermodal drayage services in key market hubs.
David McLaughlin, Chief Operating Officer, RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, said “We’re committed to providing our agent partners with high quality support and resources to ensure their success. US IntermodaLogistics will purchase shared services from RoadOne including: sales and marketing support, financial assistance, insurance, equipment purchasing programs, and back office support.”
“This new agent model provides the opportunity to effectively expand our current ‘company store’ intermodal drayage service by increasing our reach into new markets, as well as supporting established markets. We believe this is a further indication of our commitment to being a single source solution for customers,” said Ken Kellaway, CEO of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, based in Boston, was launched January 2013 by industry veterans Ken Kellaway and David McLaughlin. The Kellaway-McLaughlin leadership team was established in 1993 when they joined forces to run Kellaway Intermodal & Distribution Systems. This strong management partnership continues today with the recent launch of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics - RoadOne delivers a comprehensive single source logistics solution to customers by providing high quality, reliable port and rail container drayage, terminal operations, dedicated truckload solutions, transloading, warehousing and distribution solutions nationwide. RoadOne operates in over 40 locations with 1,000 drayage tractors throughout key intermodal locations across North America. RoadOne is committed to serving the changing logistics and transportation service needs of customers throughout North America. This vision of consistently offering diversified service offerings means that RoadOne will grow and innovate to help customers meet not only their business requirements but also increase the satisfaction of their customers. For more information: www.roadone.com
About US IntermodaLogistics - US IntermodaLogistics provides reliable intermodal trucking and drayage services in the New York-New Jersey metro area, Virginia, and Chicago markets. Local shipment delivery is offered within a 1000 mile radius of terminals. Competitive rates, superior service, and dedicated, friendly customer support are key features of US IntermodaLogistics. The company’s management team has extensive experience with JIT trucking, drayage deliveries, international and domestic hazardous material shipments, and refrigerated cargo. For more information: www.usintermodal.net