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American Fast Freight, Inc., Acquires Grand Worldwide Logistics

FIFE, WA., July 6, 2017 — American Fast Freight, Inc. (“AFF”), the largest U.S. domestic ocean freight forwarder specializing in less-than-container-load freight shipments, today announced that it had acquired Grand Worldwide Logistics (“GWW” or the “Company”). AFF is currently owned by The Resolute Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund managed by The Jordan Company, L.P., and AFF’s management team. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, GWW is a leading warehouse and third-party logistics company serving the beverage/spirits, food and paper industries, among others. The purchase of GWW expands AFF’s global logistics platform by adding blue chip customers, a talented management team,...
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American Fast Freight, Inc. Acquires Leading Ocean and Air Freight Forwarder Global Transportation Services, Inc.

FIFE, Wash., July 7, 2016 — American Fast Freight, Inc. (“AFF”), the largest U.S. domestic ocean freight forwarder specializing in less-than-container-load freight shipments, today announced that it had acquired Global Transportation Services, Inc. (“GTS” or the “Company”).  AFF is currently owned by The Resolute Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund managed by The Jordan Company, L.P., and AFF’s management team. Headquartered in Kent, Washington, GTS is a leading freight forwarding and third-party logistics company, specializing in Ocean and Air Freight Import/Export, Domestic Transportation, Customs Brokerage, and Warehouse Services.  With operations overseas and throughout the U.S., GTS focuses on providing premium...
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American Fast Freight Wins Top Award for Western Region LTL Carrier & Ranks #1 in Value

FIFE, Wash., Aug. 24, 2015 – American Fast Freight, Inc. today announced that it has won a top award for Western Region Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Carrier of the year for 2015 by Logistics Management magazine.  This is AFF’s second time winning the award in as many years. The results were released by scores in each category, with American Fast Freight voted a standout leader in the western region and 1st in the category of value amongst all weighted scores. The Logistics Management award is given to the top rated service providers in each category based on the evaluations of transportation and logistics customers around the US.  The winners...
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New AFF Warehouse Facility Reaps ‘Superior’ Food Audit Rating

FIFE, WASH., Nov. 15, 2010 — American Fast Freight’s (AFF) newest warehouse facility earned a “Superior” distinction as a result of an audit and inspection this month by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International. This rating is the highest possible score classification given by the AIB. The company’s Anchorage facility was rated “Superior” by the AIB last spring. The new Fife, Wash., 100,000-square-foot facility began operations in January 2010. Both the Fife and Anchorage locations were rated against the AIB Consolidated Standards for Food Distribution Centers. Audits evaluate a facility’s adequacy of operational methods and personnel practices, maintenance for...
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