PHILADELPHIA and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International logistics and freight forwarder, Rock-It Cargo announced that it has acquired certain assets of Silicon Valley based Core Logistics Corporation and Los Angeles based B. E. Logistics. The move allows Rock-It Cargo—already a leader in industries such as music touring, fine arts, sports, trade shows and industrial projects —to rapidly expand its service capabilities into Corporate Expedited Logistics.
As part of the deal, B.E. and Core Logistics will be integrated to form Rock-It Cargo's Corporate Expedited Group. This Group will handle domestic and international emergency and expedited time definite freight, including high-value, oversized shipments for the high-tech industry. Daniel Dvorsky, former President & CEO of B.E. Logistics, Inc. is now the Executive Vice President for the group.
Rock-It Cargo's Corporate Expedited Group will be marketed under the Core Logistics brand name. Daryl Miller, former CEO of Core Logistics Corporation, has been named Vice President and Division Head.
"As the experts in time-definite deliveries, Rock-It Cargo specializes in oversized and difficult shipments for international music tours, film productions, tradeshows and international arts exhibitions," said Michael Rasmussen, President & COO of Rock-It Cargo. "Core Logistics and B.E. Logistics are a natural extension of what we do best and the synergy is unmistakable. We are very excited to expand our services into the demanding corporate and technology fields."
About Rock-It Cargo
Rock-It Cargo excels at delivering logistics solutions for the most challenging projects. The Company specializes in handling complex itineraries, international destinations, fragile cargo and time-sensitive schedules – all with the highest degree of critical planning, execution and customer-focused service. Rock-It Cargo is a global organization with over 300 employees in 23 offices throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, the Company was founded in 1978 with an initial focus on providing international freight forwarding services to the global music touring and live events industries. Over the past decade, the Company has successfully expanded into complementary non-touring logistics markets including industrial projects, corporate events, sports events, theatre, trade shows and fine art.
SOURCE Rock-It Cargo