Randy Swart Named President of Leading West Coast Parcel and Freight Delivery Company, GSO
SAN RAMON, Calif., July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GSO, a wholly owned subsidiary of GLS U.S. Holding Company Inc, and leading regional carrier for Parcel and LTL Freight delivery throughout the West, announced that it has appointed Randall (Randy) K. Swart as the company President.
Randy is a veteran of the transportation industry with 30 years of experience providing strategic, financial, and operations leadership within the parcel, freight, and logistics industry. After graduating from Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business with an MBA in 2003, Randy held roles such as Region Director of Sales and Operations for Viking Freight, Vice President of Sales for UPS Freight, and most recently, spent ten years as Chief Operating Officer at Northeast transportation and logistics company, A. Duie Pyle.
In his role at GSO, Randy will report to Ivan Hofmann, CEO of GLS US and will work with senior management to accelerate the efficiency of the company’s network, while positioning the company for future growth as it transitions to the GLS brand.
“I am proud to be a part of GSO — a company that even with all its success over the last two decades, has managed to maintain its small business values of providing a high level of personalized service for its customers,” said Randy. “As we focus on our strategic transition to the GLS US brand, I look forward to working with GSO /GLS management teams to improve operating processes by building upon the expertise of both companies, so that we may provide an enhanced delivery experience for our customers.”
Founded in 1995, GSO makes more than a million deliveries each month throughout the West Coast covering the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. With 48 depots and 2 hubs, GSO provides Priority, Ground, and Freight service with a superior level of service including later pickup times, earlier deliveries, and proactive package tracking, all at competitive rates. GSO is a wholly owned subsidiary of GLS-U.S. Holding Company, Inc.
About The GLS Group
GLS, General Logistics Systems B.V. (headquartered in Amsterdam), provides reliable, high-quality deferred parcel services for over 270,000 customers, complemented by logistics and express services. Through organic and inorganic expansion, the Group has grown to provide network coverage of 41 European states via wholly owned and partner companies, and it is globally connected via contractual agreements. 70 central transshipment points and more than 1000 depots are at GLS’ disposal. With its ground-based network GLS is one of the leading parcel service providers in Europe. In the financial year 2017-18 GLS achieved revenue of €2.9 billion.
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SOURCE GSO, A GLS Company