Access America Transport Expanding to Colorado

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Access America Transport, a leading third-party logistics company, is pleased to announce the opening of the company’s newest location in Denver, Colorado. The Colorado office will offer a full array of supply chain management services to customers throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Access America is one of the nation’s fastest growing third-party logistics providers. Total sales for 2012 are projected at $400 million, double the sales from the prior year.

Erik Scott will lead Access America’s new operation in Denver. He recently relocated with his family to Denver from Minneapolis where he worked as National Account Manager for the company.

“Erik is one of our most dedicated employees and we have big expansion plans for the Denver branch,” said Executive VP Steve Cox. “The Denver market is an excellent source for talent and we believe the operation will grow to over 50 employees in the next two years.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company operates nine locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved, and is an industry leader in technology. Visit its website at www.accessamericatransport.com.

Chattanooga-based Access America Transport is responding to the ongoing supply and relief efforts to support local, state, and federal government missions along the eastern seaboard as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Teams at Access have been working 24/7 to ensure critical supplies such as tarps, water, ice, generators, and meals are being delivered to those areas most affected by the devastating effects of the storm.

“This is the part of our jobs that really support our mission to be America’s best and most reliable logistics company,” says Chad Eichelberger, Access America’s president. “Sometimes our work really becomes personal, as many of our team members have family in the affected areas. It’s a mission we take seriously and it feels good to know we are helping those in need.”

Access America has already mobilized more than 500 truckloads to the Northeast—hauling supplies for both government and commercial customers—and the volume shows no sign of slowing down.

Ronald Ramsey, senior vice president and lead project manager for the Emergency Service Group, is a veteran of storm-related movements. “We haven’t seen this kind of demand since Hurricane Katrina. It’s truly a labor of love for us knowing we are getting help to those who need it most. I’m amazed at the dedication of our team.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company specializing in truckload, less-than-truckload, specialized freight, and supply chain management solutions for approximately 8,000 customers throughout North America. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based company employs approximately 400 people in nine offices in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio, Minnesota, Texas, and Colorado. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit Access America’s website at www.accessamericatransport.com

###

If you would like more information about Access America, or to schedule an interview, please contact Jason Provonsha at (423) 821-8044 x 126 or via email at jprovonsha@accessamericatransport.com

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Access America Transport, a leading third-party logistics company is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Provonsha to the position of Vice President of Sales. Access America Transport is one of the nation’s fastest growing third party logistics providers. Annual sales are expected to exceed $400 million by year end 2012.

Provonsha formerly held the position of Director of Business Development for Access America. “Jason’s work ethic and sales leadership have been an instrumental to our success as a company,” said AAT president Chad Eichelberger. “We are pleased to see Jason take on an expanded role with Access America in helping shape our future direction and growth.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, TN. The company operates nine locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management services. AAT is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit their website at http://www.accessamericatransport.com

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Access America Transport, a leading-based third-party logistics company is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Doherty to the position of Regional Sales Director. Access America Transport is one of the nation’s fastest growing third party logistics providers. 2012 sales are expected to double to more than $400 million.

Ryan has been with AAT since 2007 and has worked in sales and operations roles. “Ryan’s promotion is very well deserved. He is extremely driven and has an unbelievable work ethic,” said Sr. VP Ronald Ramsey. “He has a passion for helping customers.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, TN. The company operates seven locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit their website at http://www.accessamericatransport.com

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Access America Transport, a leading-based third-party logistics company is pleased to announce the promotion of Ronald Ramsey to the position of Senior Vice President. Access America Transport is one of the nation’s fastest growing third party logistics providers. 2012 sales are expected to double to more than $400 million.

Ronald has been with AAT since 2007 and most recently held the position of Vice President. “Ronald has been a huge catalyst for the growth of Access America,” said company president Chad Eichelberger. “Our Chattanooga office has grown by over 950% under Ronald’s leadership the past 5 ½ years.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, TN. The company operates seven locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit their website at http://www.accessamericatransport.com.

COLUMBUS, OH – Access America Transport, a leading third-party logistics company is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Farber to the position of Branch Manager at the company’s Dublin, OH location. Access America is one of the nation’s fastest growing third party logistics providers. 2012 revenues are projected to exceed $350 million.

Rob began his Access America career in 2005 and was the company’s 5th employee. Access America now employees more than 300 nationwide and has quickly become one of America’s top logistics providers. “Rob has a passion for developing relationships with our customers and carriers,” said Access America Transport CEO Ted Alling. “His work ethic and experience make him the logical choice to lead our growing ranks in Columbus.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, TN. The company operates seven locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit their website at http://www.accessamericatransport.com

Carter Garrett Promoted to Regional Sales Director

Access America Transport, a leading third party logistics provider headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, has promoted Regional Vice President Ronald Ramsey to Vice President as the company continues to build momentum and experience record growth in 2011.

“Ronald’s intensity and work ethic have made him an invaluable leader within our company and much of AAT’s success to date is the result of his mentorship of our salespeople,” said Chad Eichelberger, President of Access America Transport.

Ramsey joined AAT from US Xpress in 2005 and began working as the Director of Parcel Shipping before being promoted to Director of Sales and eventually Regional Vice President.

(more…)

CHATTANOOGA, TN - Access America Transport, a leading third-party logistics company is pleased to announce the opening of the company’s seventh office location in Atlanta, GA. Access America is one of the nation’s fastest growing third party logistics providers. 2011 revenues are expected to exceed $180 million in sales. Robb Millican will lead AAT’s expansion into Atlanta. Robb began his career with Access America in 2006 and has quickly climbed the ranks in that time period.

“We are excited to have a physical presence in one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing markets,” said Millican “Our customer base is nationwide, but the ability to operate in close proximity to some of the nation’s largest corporations will be advantageous to the growth and expansion of this location.”

Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, TN. The company operates seven locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit their website at http://www.accessamericatransport.com.

Access America Transport announced the recipients of its 2010 Carrier of the Year awards, an annual program which recognizes carriers that exceed the standard level of service. Carriers were evaluated using criteria such as claims-to-shipment ratio, reliability, trust, and overall ease of doing business.

“Aligning ourselves with the industry’s top carriers has proven to be the most effective method of growing our customer base,” said Amber Miller, AAT’s Director of Carrier Development. “Customers appreciate the solid relationships we have established with our carriers, and know we work together as a team to make each load as seamless as possible.”

The recipients are:

  • Regional LTL Carrier – Southeastern Freight Lines
  • Super Regional LTL Carrier – SAIA
  • National LTL Carrier – Estes Express Lines
  • National Van Carrier – JB Hunt
  • National Flatbed Carrier – W.L. Logan

Founded in 2002, Access America Transport is a third-party logistics company based in Chattanooga, TN. The company operates six additional locations and specializes in truckload, less-than-truckload and supply chain management services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology.

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Access America Transport, a leading third-party logistics company has promoted Ronald Ramsey to Regional Vice President. Ronald began his career with Access America in 2007 at the company’s Chattanooga corporate office. Ronald was subsequently promoted to lead Access America’s Eastgate branch operation. “Ronald’s ascension to the position of Regional Vice President is a direct result of his dedication and commitment to the continued success of our company,” said Access America Transport president Chad Eichelberger.

“It’s our people that continue to drive our success and differentiate us from the competition,” said Ronald Ramsey. “We have expanded twice and are currently planning for a third expansion.”

Access America Transport is one of the nation’s fastest growing logistics companies with seven locations across. The company’s services include: truckload, less-than-truckload, and supply chain management. Access America is ISO 9001:2008 certified, SmartWay approved and an industry leader in technology. Visit their website at http://www.accessamericatransport.com