Roar Logistics announces custom brokerage and NVOCC services: PR Newswire

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — ROAR Logistics, Inc., a subsidiary of Rich Products Corporation, has been granted a corporate customs broker license from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security and received authorization from the Federal Maritime Commission to operate as a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)

“The criteria for securing a corporate custom broker license reflects the financial strength of our organization, the integrity of our executive team and the operational expertise of our Associates to conduct Customs’ business,” said ROAR President, Robert Rich III.  “Customers who experience the excellent care of our domestic freight teams can expect to have their imports and exports handled timely, in a compliant manner with the quality of service that ROAR is known for throughout the country.”

“NVOCC status allow us to leverage the volume of our customers’ ocean business as a whole, thus providing competitive service offerings normally only available to large and mega-size multi-national corporations,” said Nancy Dempsey, Director of International Operations.

The new licensing provides customers of ROAR with a diverse portfolio of international transportation services that builds upon the established domestic transportation offerings and creates additional opportunities for closer partnerships with their clientele.

Rich anticipates that the continued growth of ROAR’s international group will provide additional employment opportunities as international logistics becomes a major part of the company’s growth strategy.  “International growth is key to our success.  Recruiting individuals who possess the dedication to delivering unparalleled results for our customers will be key to our continued growth in both the international and domestic sectors.”

The addition of these services is part of ROAR’s long-term, global strategy and is the latest in a series of strategic initiatives undertaken by the company, including joining The Cooperative Logistics Network ( this past spring, and the acquisition of Legend Transportation in Phoenix, Arizona in 2014.  With five offices nationwide, ROAR’s annual revenues exceeded $68M in 2014.

Roar Logistics INC. has joined the Cooperative Logistics Network: PR Newswire

BUFFALO, N.Y.,Jan. 28, 2015/PRNewswire/ — Global third-party logistics provider, ROAR Logistics Inc., has announced it has joined The Cooperative Logistics Network (The Coop). The Coop is an alliance of select freight forwarders in each region around the world who cooperate in a financially secure environment to reduce costs and risks, develop business and compete in a market with large multinational organizations.

Joining The Coop will allow ROAR to further augment their international forwarding services to include inbound freight services intothe United States, as well as the ability to move freight globally through a network of Coop partners. Companies selected for membership in The Coop go through a rigorous vetting process to ensure that they meet the standards for service, financial viability and ethics.

“ROAR’s national client base will be well served by opportunities The Coop brings to our international services,” said Nancy Dempsey, Director of International Services at ROAR. “Finding the right network was critical for our strategy in the area of global transportation and The Coop fits our customer-focused service approach with focus on high standards of professionalism and service delivery.”

“The Coop membership gives us opportunities to expand our capacities as a full-service global transportation services provider,” said Robert Rich III, President and founder of ROAR. “This represents a major commitment to pursuing greater global growth, which has always been an important component in our long-term strategy and vision at ROAR. We are confident that our relationship with The Coop and its member companies around the world will be a productive one.”

Joining The Coop is the latest of several strategic business developments for ROAR, including the acquisition of Legend Transportation in Phoenix, Arizona and the opening of their Tampa, Florida operations center in 2014. With six offices nationwide, ROAR’s annual revenues exceeded $68M in 2014.

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