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Exel announces new freight brokerage company


WESTERVILLE, Ohio– Exel and its sister company DHL Supply Chain,announces its new freight brokerage company, Exel Freight Connect, to help connect its customers with carriers for freight transportation needs. Exel Freight Connect offers custom freight brokerage solutions and a vast network of the country’s most reliable carriers, allowing Exel to respond to capacity requests across transportation modes servicing the United States, Canada and Mexico. The new company is located in the warehouse district in Columbus, Ohio, said a release.

Exel Freight Connect will be a multi-client and multi-sector service, specializing in truckload, less than truckload (LTL) and expedited shipments. The new company will allow businesses of all sizes to move brokered shipments across the country by taking advantage of Exel’s vast transportation network, unparalleled experience supporting high service supply chains, focused customer service and leading technology.

“With our extensive logistics industry expertise, we are excited to introduce this new offering so that we can further extend our transportation network for our customers,” said Mike J. Clark, Vice President Transportation, Exel. “During each transaction, we put our customers first by providing unmatched personal service at the best possible price. We also make it our mission to thoroughly understand both our shipper and carrier needs, so that we can move any load regardless of capacity.”

Exel Freight Connect anticipates customers from sectors including Consumer Goods, Retail, Manufacturing, and Automotive. While focusing initially on dry freight, the company does offer flatbed, temperature control, intermodal freight transport and other specialized transportation services to their customers, said a release.

“By directly handling freight brokerage internally, we can now ensure greater control and consistency for our customers by expertly matching shippers with carriers,” said Clark. “Exel Freight Connect ultimately demonstrates our unwavering commitment to our clients’ business needs and our priority to exceed their expectations.”