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Adam Amorose Joins RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, Enhances Safety Commitment

– New Safety VP to drive safety initiatives including 2016 ELD implementation –

Randolph, Massachusetts, December 16, 2015 – RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces today that Adam Amorose has joined RoadOne as Vice President of Safety. In this position, Adam is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all RoadOne drivers, as well as the driver recruiting and retention programs. He is also responsible for all FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and all Department of Homeland Security requirements such as CSA (Compliance, Safety and Accountability) scores, safety audits, and C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) certifications.

Adam comes to RoadOne with over 15 years of experience in transportation and distribution safety management and has interacted with multiple Fortune 500 businesses. In the past, he has added significant value to safety management, risk and compliance programs at companies such as USA Truck, Greatwide Logistics Services, and UPS.

At RoadOne, Adam will lead the company’s ELD (Electronic Logging Device) program for all RoadOne trucks, which will be completed by the end of 2016, a full year ahead of the date that ELD compliance officially goes into effect, which is December 18, 2017. The purpose of the FMCSA’s (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) ELD rule is to improve safety on U.S. highways. ELD’s synchronize with a truck engine to automatically record driving time to simplify recording a driver’s hours of service (HOS). RoadOne is proactively instituting the ELD program ahead of the deadline to ensure they’re 100% compliant and the program is effectively in place to protect their customers’ shipments.

Adam will continue to build on RoadOne’s work to achieve first-rate FMCSA CSA driver scores. CSA is the FMCSA’s safety compliance and enforcement program that collects roadside inspection and crash information for large truck and bus carriers.
“Safety is a critically important aspect of our business. We are pleased to have Adam join us to further enhance our current programs and bring increased attention and excellence to our safety initiatives, compliance and risk management. I’m confident Adam’s professional expertise will be a valuable contribution to RoadOne’s ongoing growth and S3-single, source solution vision,” said Ken Kellaway, CEO of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics.

C & V Transportation is Now Part of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

C & V Transportation is Now Part of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

Acquisition strengthens RoadOne’s northeast distribution network and operational platform

Randolph, MassachusettsRoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces today the acquisition of C & V Transportation of Milford, Connecticut to enhance RoadOne’s Southern New England operations and New York, New Jersey port business.

C & V, with over 30 new trucks and a new terminal adjacent to route 95 and 91 in Milford, Connecticut, provides a solid platform to service manufacturers and big box retailers that have established distribution centers in this growing market. This location also offers close proximity to the ports of New York/New Jersey and Boston. With this acquisition, RoadOne is the only intermodal transportation provider with terminals and drivers in all key markets in the Southern New England region[confirm correct location description].
With the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) mandate due to take effect December 2017, this strategic location in Milford will also help improve RoadOne’s efficiency and capacity and will allow the company to continue to be fully compliant with all regulations. RoadOne has already moved forward with a full implementation plan to install ELD and driver support systems into every RoadOne vehicle. One-hundred percent of RoadOne’s truck fleet of over 1000 vehicles will be compliant 12 months before the required deadline.
“Great service was the cornerstone of C & V Trucking’s business model for the past 38 years, as it is at RoadOne. I’m pleased to join the RoadOne team to continue that tradition and be an integral part of the company’s future growth. RoadOne has the resources necessary to succeed from advanced technology to the safety and compliance standards required in today’s marketplace,” said, Keith Grogan, Service Center Manager, RoadOneIntermodaLogistics.

“With the addition of C & V Transportation, we’ve bolstered our distribution network and drayage service capabilities in the Northeast. We are confident Keith’s extensive intermodal experience and strong financial background will contribute greatly to our strong growth in this critical region,” said Ken Kellaway, CEO of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics.

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Adds Robert Walther to Executive Team

Randolph, MassachusettsRoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces today the appointment of Robert Walther as Vice President, Sales-Northeast.

Rob has over 25 years of experience in new business development, logistics, transportation operations, warehousing and customer relationship management. With his solid background, he has contributed to the success of a number of businesses including warehouse services, freight management, LTL (less than truckload), and most recently as Schneider’s Northeast Port Logistics Director of Sales. He has been responsible for re-architecting multiple sales and marketing programs in an effort to increase sales leads, close ratios and drive top line revenue.

As RoadOne’s VP of Sales in the Northeast, Rob will be responsible for port drayage, dedicated fleet management, container terminal sales, trans-loading, warehousing and contract logistics sales under RoadOne’s single-source solution umbrella. In addition, he will contribute to the company’s strategic planning and marketing efforts. Rob’s territory is Maine to Virginia and as far west as Ohio. Rob will also be helping to drive revenue opportunities for RoadOne’s sister companies, US IntermodaLogistics and American IntermodaLogistics. This agent based division will also benefit from Rob’s relationships as he drives new revenue opportunities to these intermodal entrepreneurs. “We are pleased to have Rob join us as part of our management team. He brings a wealth of industry experience and knowledge to RoadOne that will be extremely valuable to our clients,” said Ken Kellaway, CEO of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics.