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
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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SOURCE: Wheels Group Inc.
For further information:
Patrick J Marshall
VP Corporate Development & Investor Relations
Tel: (905) 602-2700