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BEST WAY TRUCKING, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF GSC LOGISTICS, RECEIVES CARRIER OF THE YEAR AWARD; APPOINTS NEW GENERAL MANAGER FOR THEIR SEATTLE OPERATION

OAKLAND, Calif.  Best Way Trucking, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of GSC Logistics, Inc., was awarded the Swift Transportation “Carrier of the Year” award for tier three carriers for their services throughout Washington and Oregon. Mr. Biniam Habte, director of operations, and Mr. Ablom Mengtsu, director of business development, accepted the award on behalf of Best Way Trucking at a recent transportation conference hosted by Swift.

“We are so honored by the award from Swift. The reason GSC Logistics acquired Best Way Trucking in June of 2011 was because of their outstanding reputation and recognition as industry leaders by customers and service providers in the Pacific North West,” commented Mr. Andy Garcia, chairman of the board and executive vice president of GSC. “We are expanding our operations in this important region and have hired Sean Winkler as our general manager in Seattle. His addition will enable continuous improvement in our processes, communications and reporting for our customers in Washington and Oregon.”

“Sean Winker has a long history in the logistics industry and has worked for some of the world’s largest retailers and third party logistics providers,” said Scott Taylor, president and CEO of GSC. “He has a broad base of experience which includes operating retail distribution facilities, LTL, import, export, trucking, warehousing, fleet management, consolidation, terminal operations, intermodal and negotiating transportation contracts.”

Taylor continued, “The combined efforts of GSC Logistics in California and Best Way Trucking in the Pacific North West will help make the west coast of the U.S. the premier gateway for import and export services, supporting the Pacific Rim and the U.S.”

GSC Logistics, Inc. is an Oakland, California-based third party logistics services provider. The company was founded in 1988 to provide drayage and cross-dock deconsolidation services for domestic and import/export customers. Additionally, GSC offers overweight transportation, D.C. bypass programs, Direct Store Delivery services, refrigerated transportation, plus a myriad of value added services, designed to remove time and costs from the supply chain. All facilities operated by GSC Logistics are C-TPAT compliant and customs bonded, protected with sophisticated security systems, and supported through integrated E.D.I. communications for inventory management and transportation processes. To learn more about GSC Logistics please visit www.GSCHQ.com.

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