May 22, 2011
-- Atlanta, GA - Allied Logistics, Inc. (“Allied”), an Atlanta, Georgia-based full service third-party logistics company, enlisted the services of RKJ Partners, an Atlanta based financial services firm, to secure private funding for the company.
The resources of the minority investor will allow Allied to expand its services offerings, re-capitalize the company and fund Allied’s growth strategy. Mr. Milton Kirby, Allied’s President and CEO, will retain operational control over the company. In addition, post closing, Allied will continue to operate as a US Small Business Administration 8(a) company and a Small Disadvantaged Business (“SDB”) certified company.
The investment and alliance will provide resources for increase capabilities and capacity. The newly capitalized company will have the strength of an expanded network of client and prospects,” said Milton Kirby, president, Allied Logistics, Inc.
Allied Logistics’ commitment to customer service, proven deliverability and cost-effective solutions will be enhanced by this alliance. In addition, the expanded service offerings and an additional 50,000 square feet of warehouse space and operational support staff will allow both firms to better service their public and private sector clients.
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Allied Logistics, Inc. is an Atlanta, GA based supply chain and freight transportation solutions provider. The company provides sourced and dedicated freight transportation alternatives to meet demanding needs and schedules. Specifically, Allied provides the following service: Transportation Services, Warehouse Services, Import/Export Advisory Services and Freight Cost Analysis Services. www.allied-logistics.net