Pilot’s News Releases

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LIMA, PA – November 7, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces Mark Baker has joined the company in a newly created role as chief technology officer. Baker is responsible for modernizing Pilot’s technology, internal and customer facing, so that communications remain efficient and customers receive superior service. This includes managing, directing and selecting cutting-edge logistics software and technology that drive Pilot’s core business processes.

LIMA, PA – October 8, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces receipt of four industry awards so far in 2018, including: SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners; Logistics Management’s Quest for Quality; Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Providers; and Ryder’s Top Carriers of the Year.

Lima, PA – October 1, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces the opening of a 44,000-sq. ft. multi-client warehouse located at 1711 South 4650 West, Suite B in Salt Lake City (SLC), UT. This facility supports positive growth from the existing SLC station and its 45,000-sq. ft. of warehouse space and will bolster Pilot’s network of West Coast clients to meet the needs of consumers more quickly and with greater flexibility. The opening of the warehouse is a reflection of Pilot’s ongoing commitment to serve the ever-increasing e-commerce industry.

LIMA, PA – August 1, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces record-breaking Q2 2018 revenues of $188.6 million. Coming on the heels of the recent strategic acquisition of Manna Freight Systems, the company reports year-to-date revenues of $353.9 million. Pilot anticipates e-commerce delivery in the H3D category will account for at least 30 percent of overall business as a result of enhanced capabilities, leading to a forecasted year-end revenue of approximately $800 million.

Lima, PA – July 17, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, is excited to announce its acquisition of Manna Freight Systems (Manna), a final mile logistics provider based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, in a strategic move to create unparalleled final mile service for furniture and appliance delivery with installation capabilities. Pilot will leverage Manna’s network, technology solutions and expertise in final mile delivery in the heavy and hard to handle (“H3D”) category to supplement the company’s existing strength in full mile service for its vast number of e-commerce customers.

Lima, PA – June 8, 2018 – Today, Pilot Freight Services (Pilot) CEO Gordon Branov and president and CCO John Hill presented Liz Scott, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) co-executive director and mother of Alexandra “Alex” Scott, with a $50,000 donation as part of the annual Lemonade Days fundraising at Pilot’s headquarters in Lima, PA.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, April 24, 2018 – Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today that Pilot Freight Services, (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, has gone live with Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution to automate the restricted party screening (RPS) process.

Lima, PA – April 17, 2018 – As a featured exhibitor at the 2018 Home Delivery World Show (Booth #225) in Atlanta, GA, Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, has released preliminary first quarter numbers demonstrating significant growth not only in the e-commerce sector but also across all service areas. Pilot’s 2018 first quarter revenue has increased 22 percent over the same time period last year. Reflecting Pilot’s ongoing commitment to serve the ever-increasing e-commerce industry, revenue in this division has grown nearly 21 percent over Q1 in 2017.

Lima, PA – April 12, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces the expansion of their El Paso, TX (ELP) station to 40,000 sq. ft. and authorization as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. As a designated FTZ, Pilot ELP will be able to offer U.S.-based companies the option to defer, reduce or even eliminate customs duties on its products admitted to the zone – an attractive factor for its clients in the automotive, healthcare, electronics and aerospace industries.

LIMA, PA – April 4, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, recently promoted two team members as part of Pilot’s continued growth and expanded advancements in international markets, e-commerce, and more. Liz Beck and John Pang have both been appointed regional vice presidents in Detroit and Los Angeles, respectively and will actively manage the regional managers within their territories.

LIMA, PA – (February 19, 2018) – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces the opening of Pilot Montreal (YUL), their third corporate-owned station in Canada. Home to a number of aerospace manufacturers as well as aviation suppliers, opening a Montreal station was a natural fit for the company to expand in this vertical by enhancing customer relationships.

LIMA, PA – February 12, 2018 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces record breaking Q4 2017 revenues and their enhanced efforts in international sales and operations, e-commerce and logistics. Pilot reached $639 million in revenue in 2017, after ending the year with back-to-back record months. December revenues topped $65 million, marking the most profitable month in the history of the company. Overall revenues for the year were up 10 percent, with diversified gains across all categories.

Lima, PA – December 8, 2017 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces the opening of a 65,000 sq. ft. multi-client warehouse located at 270 Old New Brunswick Road in Piscataway, NJ. This new venture is Pilot’s largest multi-client operation at opening and their first in the Northeast. It will serve to help Pilot’s network of Northeast clients meet the needs of their customers quickly and with flexibility.

LIMA, PA – December 5, 2017 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces the opening of a new 70,000 sq. ft. warehouse at 7015 Corporate Plaza Drive in Las Vegas, NV. Conveniently located near McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Strip, Pilot’s new warehouse is ideal for not only the ever-increasing demand for long and short-term storage solutions for trade show, gaming and concert related freight ranging from elaborate booths to the massive stage and lighting systems to video display equipment. The warehouse is set to open on January 20, 2018 and will add five new employees.

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