March 31, 2016 (Frisco, TX.) – NT Logistics, headquartered in Frisco, Texas, announced today the acquisition of certain assets of Anchor Freight LLC located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NT Logistics Inc., a leading 3PL founded in 1999, serves many customers in the Consumer Package Goods arena. NT Logistics, with their dedicated sector, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods group, and large Brokerage Division, is pleased to expand their industry presence with their newly created Specialized Division. Anchor Freight, with its core competency in heavy haul, flatbed, and specialized transportation, is a premier provider to the construction, oilfield, and rental equipment industries.
Lynn Gravley, President and CEO of NT Logistics, stated, “This new partnership will allow us to expand our network and enable us to leverage our technology and services for a greater variety of customers. I am pleased to add Sheri Garrett’s talent and skills, as well as the expertise of her organization, to the NT Logistics’ team.” He further stated, “Having known Sheri for the last 8 years made NT Logistics’ decision to integrate with her and her amazing team, an easy one.”
Anchor Freight’s core strengths complement those of NT Logistics. Both organizations are fortunate to have deeply committed, professional team members representing the two companies. These talented individuals consistently exceed the high standard of customer service NT and Anchor set for their organizations. NT Logistics is pleased to add these dedicated professionals to their team of industry experts.
Sheri Garrett, who assumes the role of Vice President of the new NT Logistics Specialized Division, stated, “We are extremely excited about this new opportunity and the value it will add to our existing customers.” Mr. Gravley added, “The array of talent at NT, combined with the proprietary technology and the new Specialized Division, will accelerate our ability and capacity to serve the great customers of our combined companies.”
Since our beginning, it has always been a pleasure for NT Logistics to recognize the dedication and commitment from the many great carriers that play such a vital role in our company’s impeccable service levels. The great service, commitment, and dedication of our carriers are prevalent throughout our business. It is a pleasure to recognize extraordinary providers with Carrier Awards.
On Friday, March 11th, we personally delivered our first award to GTB Transport in Amity, AR. Jan Pope, VP and General Manager of our Brokerage Division, presented the award to Tommy Bean,
President at GTB Transport. Tommy and his company embody excellent customer service with their swift response time, great work ethic, and commitment to delivering incredible service. Ms. Pope explained, “For us at NT Logistics, it’s all about providing customer service and GTB follows the same philosophy.”
We are honored to work with such a great carrier. We look forward to honoring more of our excellent carriers in the near future.
Tommy Bean and Jan Pope
Last week, another valued team member of NT Logistics, Shaunda Jenkins, earned her CTB certification. Her dedication and hard work toward this exam is exemplary of her every day performance at NT.
The Transportation Intermediaries Association hosts this exam every quarter. The CTB certification is a distinguished certification that communicates excellence and proficiency in the transportation industry. Mr. Robert Voltmann, President and CEO of TIA®, defined the CTB Designation as, “…the highest professional certification that exists for freight brokers and is a mark of respect recognized throughout the 3PL community.”
Congratulations to Shaunda on this incredible accomplishment! She is just one out of our many valued team members here at NT. We are so proud and honored to have Shaunda as a part of our team.
FRISCO, Texas (February 19, 2016) – Albert Einstein once said, “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” Since the beginning, NT has strived to consistently and relentlessly add value to our customers. We are greatly honored to receive Nestlé Waters North America’s Customer Service of the Year Award for the Southwest Region for a third year in a row! Nestlé Waters North America is the nation’s largest bottled water company and has been a valued customer for over 10 years.
Jan Pope, Vice President and General Manager of NT Logistics’ Brokerage Division, accepted the award on behalf of our company at Nestlé’s Carrier Conference on Feb 18th in Atlanta, GA. Tony Davis, Nestlé Waters Southwest Regional Transportation Manager, presented this prestigious award, which signifies pristine customer service and continued commitment to excellence. Ms. Pope noted, “We are so honored to once again be recognized by Nestlé Waters North America. She added, “This award is a tangible representation of the hard work and dedication of our team at NT; we are so proud of everyone who has played a vital role in Nestlé’s growth and success. We hope to continue in our role of adding value and helping Nestlé succeed and grow in the years to come.”
From left to right: Tony Davis, Jan Pope, and Bob Pope.
In early December of 2015, Sasha Figueroa, one of the many valued team members of NT Logistics completed her Certified Transportation Brokers (CTB) exam through TIA®. After much hard work and dedication, Sasha officially earned her CTB designation.
In the Transportation Intermediaries Association release, Robert Voltmann, President and CEO of TIA explained that, “The CTB allows brokers to differentiate themselves within the marketplace by demonstrating core competencies in three tested sections of: brokerage basics and basic business skills; contracts and pricing; and lastly the regulatory environment and legal issues. To complete the CTB Program, the participant must pass all three sections.” Mr. Voltmann described the value of the CTB designation as, “…the highest professional certification that exists for freight brokers and is a mark of respect recognized throughout the 3PL community.”
Congratulations to Sasha Figueroa, CTB on this great accomplishment! Ms. Figueroa is paving the way as two more of our valued team members are preparing for the next exam in March of this year. Jan Pope, General Manager of NT Logistics Brokerage Division was quoted “…I am so proud of Sasha and all the hard work required of her in order to earn this distinction, Sasha is truly a great example of the leadership that is cultivating in our organization”.
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In the December 2015 edition of The Logistics Journal, Lynn Gravley, CEO and President of NT Logistics, shared his knowledge about building lasting relationships with shippers in an ever changing environment. He explained, “Sticky relationships are critical for successful 3PL and brokerage businesses and can be developed using a variety of measures designed to add value for your customers.” Click here to read Lynn’s full article, published by the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
FRISCO, Texas (April 22, 2013) – NT Logistics, a leading transportation management and logistics service provider, announces that its founder, president and chief executive officer, Lynn Gravley, has joined the board of directors of the Center for Logistics Education and Research at the University of North Texas’s College of Business.
“As a graduate of the University of North Texas and an active member of the university’s Sigma Nu Alumni Association, I could not be more excited to accept this leadership role with an institution that gave me such a fantastic foundation on which to build my own career in logistics,” Gravley said. “UNT’s logistics program is among the finest in the world, and has been the fastest-growing program in the nation for the last eight years.”
UNT’s Center for Logistics Education and Research is ranked fifth in the world based on faculty publishing, and offers the seventh-largest undergraduate logistics program in the United States.
Mr. Gravley graduated from UNT in 1987 and quickly launched his transportation career by establishing North Texas Carrier Corp., a contract carrier. He went on to create NT Logistics in 1999 as a premier non-asset based transportation and third party logistics provider for top manufacturers throughout the United States.
FRISCO, Texas (February 23, 2012) – NT Logistics, a leading transportation management and logistics service provider, announces that the company has been honored for the second year in a row by Nestle Waters North America, the nation’s largest bottled water company. Nestle Waters North America presented NT Logistics with the Customer Service of the Year Award for the Southwest Region.
Jan Pope, Vice President and General Manager of NT Logistics’ Brokerage Division, accepted the award on behalf of the company at Nestle’s Carrier Conference on Feb 16th at the Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, AZ. Eric Emswiler Nestle Waters Southwest Regional Transportation Manager, presented the award, which is based on excellence in customer service and continued commitment to excellence.
Ms. Pope noted, “We’re so proud to once again be recognized by Nestle Waters North America.” She added, “Our entire team is grateful for this honor and we hope to play an ongoing role in Nestle’s growth and success.” NT Logistics has provided transportation services to Nestle Waters North America for more than 6 years.
FRISCO, Texas (March 10, 2011) – NT Logistics, a leading transportation management and logistics service provider, announces that the company has been recognized by Nestle Waters North America with the Customer Service of the Year Award for the Southwest Region. Nestle Waters North America is the nation’s largest bottled water company.
Jan Pope, Vice President and General Manager of NT Logistics’ Brokerage Division, accepted the award on behalf of the company at Nestle’s Carrier Conference on March 3rd in Phoenix, AZ. Jason Trent, Nestle Waters North America Regional Transportation Manager, presented Jan Pope with the award, which is based on excellence in customer service and continued commitment to excellence.
Jan noted, “It is a true pleasure to accept this award on behalf of the entire NT Logistics team. We certainly value Nestle Waters North America as a customer and are honored to receive this recognition.” NT Logistics has provided transportation services to Nestle Waters North America for more than 5 years.
FRISCO, Texas (February 16, 2010) – NT Logistics, a leading transportation management and logistics service provider, announces today that it joined the SmartWaySM Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry designed to significantly reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution.
After a review of the company operations, NT Logistics was accepted into the SmartWay Transport Partnership. The Partnership recognizes companies that are reducing transportation-related emissions and signifies an effort among government, business and consumers to protect our environment and preserve air quality for future generations.
NT Logistics Vice President of Operations Bob Pope notes, “Over the last decade we’ve been fortunate to enjoy significant growth as a company. Along with that success comes great responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of our business wherever possible.” He continued, “Joining the SmartWay Transport Partnership is part of our continuing commitment to promote cleaner and more fuel-efficient transportation options that benefit both our environment and our customers.”
Launched in February 2004, the SmartWay Transport Partnership brings together major freight shippers, trucking companies, railroads, logistics companies and trade/professional associations to pursue strategies that result in emissions reductions and other environmental improvements. With over 2,200 Partners, the Partnership aims to reduce 33 to 66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and up to 200,000 tons of nitrogen oxide per year by 2012. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas, and nitrogen oxide is an air pollutant that contributes to smog.
For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway