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Rockfarm Acquires Global Distribution & Logistics

Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions has acquired a majority interest in Global Distribution & Logistics LLC.

An international freight forwarder based in Elgin, Ill., Global will be integrated into the Rockfarm family of companies. John Yarwood, Global's founder and president, will serve as both president of Global and a key shareholder, Rockfarm said. The deal “strengthens our international forwarding and customs brokerage service offering, and allows us to better offer integrated international services to our client base,” said Todd Colin, chief executive officer of Rockfarm. The company provides supply-chain engineering, integration, consulting, transportation management, control-tower planning and execution, truckload fulfillment, provider sourcing and procurement, freight claims management and fourth-party logistics managed services to Fortune 500 and mid-sized shippers within multiple industries.

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An international freight forwarder based in Elgin, Ill., Global will be integrated into the Rockfarm family of companies. John Yarwood, Global's founder and president, will serve as both president of Global and a key shareholder, Rockfarm said. The deal “strengthens our international forwarding and customs brokerage service offering, and allows us to better offer integrated international services to our client base,” said Todd Colin, chief executive officer of Rockfarm. The company provides supply-chain engineering, integration, consulting, transportation management, control-tower planning and execution, truckload fulfillment, provider sourcing and procurement, freight claims management and fourth-party logistics managed services to Fortune 500 and mid-sized shippers within multiple industries.

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