RK Logistics Joins City of Fremont at “Battery Summit,” Promotes City’s Leading Role in Lithium-Ion Battery Production, Distribution

BATTERIES R US — (APRIL 30, 2024) – The City of Fremont is rapidly emerging as the nation’s hub for lithium-ion batteries. Pictured at a recent city-sponsored Battery Summit are (L-R) Rock Magnan, senior vice president and James Bryant, chief operating officer, RK Logistics; Lily Mei, Mayor, City of Fremont; Michael Powell, director, business development, […]

RK Logistics joins wave of ‘tuck-in’ acquisitions to reach East Coast

Journal of Commerce by S&P Global William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor | Feb 28, 2024, 9:13 AM EST  A soft freight market is creating opportunities for accretive, or “tuck-in,” acquisitions of smaller trucking and brokerage companies as buyers seek means to expand territory and services and sellers seek capital and resources they need to survive […]

RK Logistics Holdings Acquires New York’s On Time Trucking

Acquisition expands company’s operations into the northeast U.S. Positions RK to offer lithium battery and specialized material storage capabilities to support energy transition clients on the East Coast. Complements recent regional expansions in Michigan, Texas and Arizona supporting EV battery and semiconductor manufacturing sectors. Company founder Daniel Leitgeb retained as President of On Time Trucking. FARMINGDALE, […]

Grand Opening – RK in Whitmore Lake, Michigan

RK Logistics recently held a grand opening event to commemorate the launch of its new facility in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, a suburb of Ann Arbor.   Attending were local officials and news media, RK executives and members of the Michigan business community. Michigan has emerged as a key region for the development and manufacturing of electric […]

RK Logistics Expands to Arizona’s Silicon Desert

SCOTTSDALE, AZ AND FREMONT, CA – June 1, 2023 – RK Logistics, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announced it has expanded into Arizona with the opening of a new office in Scottsdale supporting customers throughout the greater Phoenix area and southern Arizona. The new office, which initially will house RK’s local sales, business development […]

RK Logistics Expands into Texas, Opens New Facility in Austin’s Silicon Hills

RK Logistics Moves into Texas with New Logistics Support Center in Austin Company opens new 200,000 sq. ft. warehousing and distribution center serving greater Austin area; marks first Texas operation. Supports local automotive plants with warehousing, inventory management, staging and just-in-time deliveries of parts and components to assembly lines. Brings RK’s nearly 10 years of […]

Logistics Management: RK Expands Local Warehouse Capacity with new Hayward facility

RK Logistics Group opens up a new Bay Area-based warehouse RK Logistics Group, a Silicon Valley provider of warehousing, e-commerce fulfillment and supply chain management services, recently announced it has opened up a new Hayward, Calif.-based commercial logistics facility to support the local manufacturing of electric vehicles. The company said that this is its 12th […]

TT News – Storage, Labor Plague Logistics Companies Searching for Warehousing Solutions

Storage, Labor Plague Logistics Companies Searching for Warehousing Solutions Full warehouses and supply and demand imbalances are forcing logistics companies to think creatively about finding solutions. Editor’s note:  RK’s Rock Magnan was interviewed recently by Transport Topics for a story on the challenges that 3PLs and warehouse operators are facing finding cost-effective space and qualified […]

Transport Topics – Supply Chain Woes Accelerate Reshoring, Nearshoring Trends

Editor’s Note: RK’s Rock Magnan was recently interviewed by Transport Topics for a story on the rise in nearshoring and reshoring. The story appeared in the magazine’s Nov. 14 issue. https://www.ttnews.com/articles/supply-chain-woes-accelerate-reshoring-near-shoring-trend Supply Chain Woes Accelerate Reshoring, Nearshoring Trend The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic followed by supply chain disruptions around the world has sparked a […]