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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa- BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, is now a member of the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (ASTL).

According to the society’s website, ASTL is “the premier professional organization for transportation and logistics professionals.” ASTL provides certification programs and its mission is to continue education of logistics and transportation professionals.

The ASTL was founded in 1946.

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

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ATLANTA, Ga.– BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, is excited to announce it will once again sponsor the Transportation Art Contest at Sims Elementary School in Conyers, Ga.

“BAT wants to give back to the children and be a partner with the public school systems and this is a great way for us to do that,” said BAT’s Sales and Marketing Director Cindy Moreno, who is organizing the contest for the company. “Last year, the kids were very excited and that makes it all worthwhile. We look forward to the contest this year and the years to come.”

In art class starting in mid-November, students will be asked to draw and color a mode of transportation. The entries will be judged in three grade groupings: Pre-K/Kindergarten/First, Second/Third and Fourth/Fifth.

Students selected to have the best entries will win modes of transportation- a bike for first place, scooter or skateboard for second and a rolling skating gift card for third- awarded just in time for their winter break from school.

The contest does not cost the school, students or community anything. BAT is even providing the art classes with paper and markers for the contest. Last year was the first year of the contest.

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

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa- Recently, BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, added seven new people to its team and moved to a larger headquarters to accommodate company’s growth. In addition, a National Accounts team was added, and a Military Accounts team is forming.

BAT hired Maureen Shea and Joel Staley to the East Region Dispatch team, Marissa Rodriguez and Lacey Carlson to the West Region Dispatch team, Joe Kier to the National Accounts team and Ralph Blanks,Donnie Craig and Krysten Parrish to the Central Region Dispatch team.

“Our old office was at 95 percent capacity, which only took us three and a half years to hit,” said Jarrod Marinello, co-owner and executive vice president of BAT Logistics. “We had planned for it to take us five years, so this is a good thing.”

The new space, at 20 Arena Way, Suite 2, is 5600 square feet and holds 50 people. It is double the size of the previous office. BAT moved to the new location in late August.

“Everyone loves the new location,” Marinello said. “Our old office was in Papillion, Neb. in more of a suburban area, while the new office is right off a major interstate right inside Council Bluffs.”

The new National Accounts team is managed by Ashley Jankowski, who formerly worked on the East Region team. Military freight has been a big growth area for BAT over the last quarter, and the team to handle Military Accounts is lead by Liz Staley, BAT’s operations manager.

Each region’s team increased its personnel to stay ahead of demand. BAT has had a record percent growth this year.

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

OMAHA, NE (January 25, 2010)

BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation Solutions, continues to thrive, revenue up 39% year over year “We are extremely pleased that we have continued to grow in this economic environment, during the 4th quarter of our second year, illustrating the growing need and value of our services,” said Jarrod Marinello, partner of BAT Logistics. “It’s also been a gratifying indication that our business model has been proven to be what keeps our business growing and our customers coming back.” Major contributors to BAT’s success have been its ability to retain employees, carrier treatment, and a large number of repeat customers.

“These contributors are the best indicators to show BAT’s business model is a success with our employees, customers, and carriers.” said Partner Shawn Rorie. Jarrod adds “It’s crucial to our future success that our business model be both effective and streamlined. Employee retention strengthens our BAT team by fully developing the knowledge and experience to execute for our customers. We keep our model streamlined to make it easy to engage with BAT Logistics from both the carrier and customer perspective. The less time our customers spend moving their freight, the more time they have to increase their business overall.”

BAT Logistics is a provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, that specializes in truck load, partial, rail, flat bed and refrigerated freight throughout the US, Canada and Mexico. BAT has grown all segments of the business month over month, the largest coming from its Full Truck Load division, and looks forward to bringing its services and expertise to even more shippers in 2010. All indicators point to another successful year.

OMAHA, NE (Marketwire, April 20, 2009)

BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, recently celebrated their one year anniversary. The company continues to grow month over month and they celebrated March with their strongest month to date. Among many other items to celebrate: BAT’s operations manager Liz Staley was one of the very few awarded a scholarship from the Transportation Intermediaries Association to attend their annual convention. “How could we not be overjoyed and thankful for having an amazing first year and year two looking more promising than ever?” says partner Jarrod Marinello. “It’s a real life success story for 2 founders who started BAT Logistics from the ground up,” says Marinello. BAT credits its success to its amazing customers that believe in us, very driven employees who have a vested interest in the company’s success, and a line-up of 2000 plus of the best carriers in the industry. “We keep it simple and focus on what matters. Share the wealth with employees, provide exceptional service at the most competitive rates, and treat carriers with respect and integrity,” says partner Shawn Rorie. We stick to those 3 things and never take anything for granted. BAT logistics specializes in truck load, partial, rail, flat bed and refrigerated throughout the US, Canada and now Mexico.

OMAHA, NE (February 20, 2009)

TIA is pleased to announce the Convention Scholarship recipients. This year’s recipients are: •Susan Dixon, Freight Lanes International, Inc. •Randy Hudson, New Era Transport, LLC •Thomas Lower, CRST Logistics, Inc. •Shawn Roch, G. Roch Consultant •Liz Staley, BAT Logistics These scholarships are sponsored by Avalon Risk Management, Inc. The scholarships allow the recipients to attend TIA’s 31st Annual Convention and Trade Show, April 1-4, 2009, in San Antonio, TX. Congratulations!

OMAHA, NE (Marketwire, January 8, 2009)

BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd party logistics and transportation solutions, Partners Shawn Rorie and Jarrod Marinello will be taking to the road in 2009 with the goal of visiting 48 states. The partners have made a resolution to meet as many new customers and carriers as possible. “We believe this is the best way to get out and interact with carriers and customers and inform them about our services,” Marinello said. In February BAT will celebrate their one year anniversary and a road trip across the country seems like an appropriate way to celebrate and seek out new business at the same time. BAT understands building relationships is a crucial element of the company’s current and future success. BAT employees bring a high level of integrity and trust to the industry every day. This is what will separate BAT from their competition and in turn allow the company to gain market share and ensure future success. To date, BAT has over 1300 carrier partners and this number is growing daily. BAT’s focus on customer service and vendor management is attractive to both shippers and carriers alike. The emphasis that BAT has placed on relationship building has enabled the company to offer a variety of opportunities to carriers. These options include regional and long haul OTR, rail, refrigerated, flatbed and LTL. If you would like a visit from one of the BAT owners while they are cruising the United States, please contact (877) BAT-TRUX  to make an appointment.

OMAHA, NE (Marketwire, November 3, 2008)

BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd party logistics and transportation solutions, has continued to expand its carrier base and grow revenue by double digit percentages every month since opening in February. BAT has not shown any signs of being adversely affected by the soft economy. Despite the economic slowdown and weaker than normal peak season, BAT continues its growth and shows ability to rise above the competition. BAT will continue to expand its sales force while providing superior execution. This will allow the company to capture additional market share and continue steady growth explains Partners Shawn Rorie and Jarrod Marinello.

OMAHA, NE (Marketwire, September 3, 2008)

BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, celebrated its six month of business in August. Owners and staff couldn’t be happier with their rapid growth and early success. Partners Shawn Rorie and Jarrod Marinello knew they could add value to the industry by utilizing their experience to build a strong team and core partnerships. They created an environment that allows customers, carriers, and employees to work together to achieve mutual goals. BAT Logistics values each piece of the transportation puzzle and strives to meet every expectation. Covering loads quickly, back hauling carriers and above and beyond problem solving skills are just a few of BAT’s attributes.

“Our goal is to create positive working relationships so all parties benefit,” says Jarrod Marinello. BAT understands building relationships is a crucial element of our current and future success. The employees bring a high level of integrity and trust to the industry everyday. BAT knows this will separate them from their competition, this in turn will allow BAT to gain market share and ensure future success. BAT has over 700 carrier partners to date and they are adding carriers daily.

Apparently BAT’s focus on customer service and vendor management is attractive to both shippers and carriers alike. BAT’s emphasis on relationship building has enabled them to offer a variety of transportation options to their customers while bring freight opportunities to their carriers. These options include regional and longhaul OTR, rail, flatbed, and LTL. “Transportation solutions, customer service, and integrity are the foundations of BAT Logistics,” says Shawn Rorie. BAT is very excited about the early growth and success, they look forward to an even brighter future. The feedback has been very positive from their partners. BAT is building a business that is proving to be exactly what the market has ordered!