Unishippers Press Room

Welcome to the Unishippers press room, where you’ll find our latest press releases and other information about Unishippers.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Angelic Venegas
Fishman Public Relations
(847) 945-1300, ext. 230
avenegas@fishmanpr.com

Press Releases

Unishippers Global Logistics Awards Eight of their Top Freight Carrier Partners
Eight Carrier of the Year awards were presented at Unishippers annual Convention in January. The awards recognized carrier partners that were instrumental in Unishippers success in 2017. (January 19, 2018)

Unishippers Offers Businesses a Five Step Plan for the Holiday Shipping Season
With the start of the holiday season only a few months away, small and mid-size businesses should prepare early for the hectic holiday season. To help business shippers nationwide, Unishippers has compiled five holiday shipping tips for businesses to set themselves up for a smooth holiday shipping season. (October 31, 2017)

Salt Lake City-Based Unishippers Seeks to Fill 120 Local Jobs Within the Next Five Months
Unishippers announces its plan to fill 120 local full-time and part-time sales and operations positions by the end of 2017. The business unit and corporate staff will consolidate in a new 50,000-plus square foot office space in Midvale, Utah this September to accommodate the growth. (August 3, 2017)

How to Identify a Reliable Partner that Fits Your Shipping Needs
Unishippers shares expert tips to help businesses match with the best transport companies based on their unique needs. (July 11, 2017)

Unishippers Ranks No. 20 on Transport Topics Top 50 Freight Brokerage List
For the eighth consecutive year, Unishippers earns a spot on Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms list, building on its reputation as a premier third party logistics provider. (May 02, 2017)

Unishippers Celebrates 30 Years of Saving SMBs Time, Trouble, and Money
While Unishippers has thrived and continues to look for ways to innovate, its continued focus on providing high-level customer service and reliable savings remains the same. (March 14, 2017)

Unishippers Global Logistics Recognizes Nine Top Carrier Partners
Nine Carrier of the Year awards were presented at Unishippers annual Convention in January. The awards recognized carrier partners that were instrumental in Unishippers success in 2016. (February 2, 2017)

Unishippers Global Logistics Recognized as a Top Veteran-Friendly Franchise
“The company strengthens as a whole when veterans choose to integrate their experience and leadership skills within the franchise,” said Kevin Lathrop, CEO and President of Unishippers Global Logistics. (October 28, 2016)

Five Important, Often-Misunderstood Facts About Shipping Insurance
A recent survey Unishippers conducted found that more than 70 percent of small-to-mid-sized business respondents do not have a clear understanding of how Carrier’s Limits of Liability work or how to correctly determine when purchasing shipment insurance is needed. (October 20, 2016)

Unishippers Global Logistics Sends Out Helpful Holiday Shipping Reminders
The holiday seasons brings with it increased shipping volumes, potential weather delays, service guarantee modifications and more. Unishippers provides helpful tips to businesses to help ensure a cheerful and efficient holiday shipping season. (October 4, 2016)

Rapidly Growing Unishippers Global Logistics Announces Changes to Executive Team
Unishippers announces that CEO Dan Lockwood has made the decision to transition into a newly created role as Executive Chairman. Current President Kevin Lathrop is promoted to CEO & President of the third-party logistics company. (September 14, 2016)

Launch Logistics Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America by Inc. Magazine
for Second Year in a Row

Launch Logistics, LLC – a subsidiary of Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC – was named to the 35th annual Inc. 5000 list at no. 2450, with 146 percent growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. In only four years, Launch Logistics has reached $43.6 million in annual sales revenue and tripled its workforce at its Salt Lake City office. (August 26, 2016)

Unishippers Global Logistics Sets Sights On Expansion in Southern California
Unishippers is seeking qualified entrepreneurs for more than 30 franchise territories in the Southern California area that recently came back on the market after being unavailable for more than two decades. (August 12, 2016)

Robert Rodgers Joins Unishippers Global Logistics as Chief Financial Officer
Unishippers appoints new Chief Financial Officer to help spearhead growth initiatives for the company’s increasing portfolio of subsidiaries and to meet the demands of a complex industry. (June 10, 2016)

Unishippers Keeps the Pace in Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage List
For the seventh consecutive year, Unishippers earns a spot on Transport Topics Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms list, building on its reputation as a premier third party logistics provider and franchising opportunity. (April 18, 2016)

4 Ways Businesses Can Save Money on Inbound Shipping
Small and mid-sized business tend to focus on maximizing efficiency with outbound freight and often overlook inbound shipping as an opportunity to cut costs and improve efficiency. Unishippers has identified four steps that growing businesses can take to better manage their inbound shipping and, as a result, boost their bottom line. (April 11, 2016)

Unishippers Global Logistics Ranks No. 26 in Franchise Gator Top 100
For the third year in a row, Unishippers was named to Franchise Gator’s List of Top 100 franchise opportunities – climbing 27 spots from last year’s ranking. (February 04, 2016)

Unishippers Global Logistics Honors Top Carrier Partners at Annual Convention
Eight Carrier of the Year awards were presented at Unishippers annual Convention in January. The awards recognized carrier partners that were instrumental in Unishippers success in 2015. (January 28, 2016)

Unishippers among Franchisee Satisfaction Award Winners for 7th Year in a Row
Awarded to franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction, the Franchise Business Review’s annual list is a prestigious honor in the franchising world. Unishippers’ high satisfaction ratings resulted in a spot on the Top 50 franchise list in the 250-Plus Unit Category and was No. 8 in the Business Services Category. (January 21, 2016)