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President/Owner Shawn Rorie, Executive Vice President/Owner Jarrod Marinello, and General Manager Ashley Jankowski represented BAT Logistics at the TIA 2015 Capital Ideas Conference and Exhibition held April 15-18 in Orlando, Fla. The conference is a meeting of third-party logistics providers.

The event featured education sessions, networking opportunities and vendor booths.

“Many of the seminars I attended, like ‘Did You Dot the I’s and Cross the T’s,’ were helpful seminars,” Marinello said. He also thought the education sessions about regulations were valuable.

For more information bout TIA, visit the association’s website.

BAT DONATES FOOD and FUNDS

to FOOD BANK for the HEARTLAND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa– BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, donated 961 items of food and $1,270 to the Food Bank for the Heartland today.

The donation was the result of BAT’s first food drive, which was held throughout the month of November. Six teams within the company competed against each other to collect the most food and funds. The Customer Service team came out on top with 298 items of food and $65 in funds.

“The less fortunate are the real winners,” said General Manager Ashley Jankowski, who organized the drive.

On top of the food and $270 raised by all the team members, BAT added $1000 to the donation. The food donation weighed in at 770 pounds.

The Food Bank for the Heartland provides food to people in need in Nebraska and western Iowa.

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BAT team members proudly display all the food and funds they collected in November for Food Bank for the Heartland.

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Joe Kier and Shawn Rorie present BAT’s monetary donation to Brian Barks, Director of Development and Communications for the food bank.

About BAT Logistics
Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.

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customerservice@batlogistics.com
Phone – 7122567260
Fax – 7122567265
20 Arena Way, Suite 2
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
www.batlogistics.com

BAT SPONSORS FLAPJACK 5K FOR FAMILY MINISTRIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa– BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, is proud to announce it is a Gold Sponsor of the Flapjack 5K and Short Stack 1 Mile Fun Run on Oct. 25.

The race will benefit the Family Ministries at Rockdale Baptist Church in Conyers, Ga. Money raised will help fund its Children Camp and many other outreach programs that focus on children and families. A pancake breakfast will be served at the conclusion of the race.

Cindy Moreno, BAT Director of Sales, attends the church and suggested the company donate to the event. BAT decided to sponsor it. Moreno also plans to participate in the race.

Rockdale Baptist Church welcomes individuals and families to participate in the Flapjack 5K and Short Stack 1 Mile Fun Run. To register, visit the race’s website at www.runrockdale.com.

About BAT Logistics
Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.

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batgroup@batlogistics.com
Phone – 7122567260
Fax – 7122567265
20 Arena Way, Suite 2
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
www.batlogistics.com

BAT DONATES TO THREE TOURNAMENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa– With the beautiful spring weather comes golf tournaments raising money for many worthy causes. BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, donated to a few recently.

On May 24, BAT sponsored a hole at the Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament at Eagle Hills Golf Course in La Vista, Neb. On June 1, we sponsored a hole for the Arch Alumni golf outing, also at Eagle Hills. On June 5, we sponsored a hole at the Annual Golf Classic in New York to benefit the Regional Food Bank.

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golf hole 1

About BAT Logistics
Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.

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Phone – 7122567260
Fax – 7122567265
20 Arena Way, Suite 2
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
www.batlogistics.com

BAT Logistics was recently spotlighted on the University of Omaha’s Blog as an Employer Partner.  BAT strives to hire only the best employees and prides itself in hiring  newly graduated students to join our team.

Check out UNO’s Blog to see more!

http://www.unomaha.edu/blogs/acdc/2014/03/blog-posts/tips-employerpartners.php

As we look forward to the new year and form our goals, we can’t help but remember all we gave back to the community this past year. We are fortunate to have accomplished all we have, and giving back is a small way to say thank you and to pay our fortune forward to help others. This year, we contributed to the following organizations:

  • Women and Children
  • Cornerstone Christian School
  • Cheryl Heimes Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • St. Pius School
  • Aerotek Charitable Golf Tournament
  • Childrens Hospital
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation
  • Omaha Lightning Non-Profit Basketball organization
  • Food Bank for the Heartland

We hope everyone has a great 2014!

BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, was verified as a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) by the Department of Veterans Affairs this month. Some companies have freight set aside for veteran-owned businesses to handle. The designation makes BAT eligible for that cargo. The Center for Veterans Enterprise provides a database of businesses verified as a VOSB on its website. BAT President and Owner Shawn Rorie was an Army Flight Engineer on Chinook helicopters from 1986-1989.

BAT Logistics and Shawn Rorie were featured in The Daily Nonpareil of Council Bluffs over the Memorial Day weekend. The paper reported on our part to help tornado victims.

 

To read the article, visit the Nonpareil website.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa– BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, sponsored a hole at the Cheryl Heimes Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament.
The tournament was held at Eagle Hills Golf Course in Papillion, Neb., on May 25. Money raised at the tournament funds scholarships for Omaha high school students. BAT Team Leader Steve Barnes, who introduced BAT to the tournament, also participated as a player.
About BAT Logistics
Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.
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batgroup@batlogistics.com
Phone – 4028858100
Fax – 4028858101
20 Arena Way, Suite 2
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Steve Barnes and his golf buddies Luke Nastase
and Mike Lesring take a break at Hole 14, sponsored by BAT.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa– Today, BAT Logistics President Shawn Rorie announced the transportation service provider is offering its services to help those affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma.

BAT is helping Diversified Foods send a truckload of milk products from Logan, Utah to Oklahoma City. BAT is absorbing the costs as a charitable donation.

“Keep those folks down there in your thoughts and prayers,” said Rorie. “They need it desperately.”
About BAT Logistics
Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.

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batgroup@batlogistics.com
Phone – 4028858100
Fax – 4028858101
20 Arena Way, Suite 2
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

www.batlogistics.com