TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Wheels Group Inc. ("Wheels" or the "Company") (TSXV: WGI) announced that it has opened a new office in Kansas City, Missouri and expanded its existing Montreal, Quebec, office with additions to its sales team.
"The addition of Kansas City further strengthens Wheels' presence in the Midwest and capitalizes on our core strengths in cross border and intra-US transportation of temperature controlled and consumer packaged goods," said Tim Boyce, Chief Marketing Officer of Wheels. Mr. Boyce further stated, "the expansion of our Montreal team enables us to provide greater coverage for clients throughout Quebec for Wheels' full range of highway and rail solutions."
"This continued investment in sales and business development further strengthens our platform and demonstrates our commitment to growing Wheels' organic business in both U.S. and Canada," said Doug Tozer, Chief Executive Officer of Wheels.
Founded in 1988, Wheels is a leading North American third party logistics (3PL) 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 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.
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