Wheels adds three new offices: Los Angeles, Halifax and Moncton
TORONTO, March 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Wheels Group Inc. ("Wheels" or the "Company") (TSXV: WGI) today announced that it has opened new offices in Los Angeles, California, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick.
"Over the past year, Wheels has made significant investments in sales and business development," said Doug Tozer, Chief Executive Officer of Wheels. Mr. Tozer added "California is the 9th largest economy in the world. Our new Los Angeles office builds on the Los Angeles-area operations of the Company's Wheels MSM subsidiary, which was acquired in October 2012. This expansion demonstrates our commitment to further strengthening our presence in Southern California, a key market for the Company."
Wheels is also pleased to announce that John Abate, Vice President and General Manger of Wheels MSM, was recently named First Vice President of the California Trucking Association, the largest trucking association in the United States.
"The addition of offices in Halifax and Moncton enhances Wheels' regional sales and operations organization, providing single source and multi-mode supply chain solutions to customers throughout Eastern Canada," said Tim Boyce, Chief Marketing Officer of Wheels.
Founded in 1988, Wheels is a leading North American 3PL, supply chain logistics provider. As a non-asset provider, the Company develops advanced supply chain solutions delivered through its qualified partner network of over 6,000 truck, rail, air and ocean carriers. Wheels serves consumer goods, food and beverage, manufacturing and retail clients through 26 offices throughout the US and Canada. Wheels has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies since 1997, Platinum since 2003. Wheels has been named one of North America's Top 100 Third-Party Logistics ("3PL") Companies, one of the Top 100 Food 3PL's and one of the Top Five IMC's (intermodal marketing companies).
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