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Valley Companies in the Press

Valley has recently been featured in a number of national publications. Read the articles below to learn more about how we are constantly evolving in the logistics industry.

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Beating the Odds: With Its Latest Hire, Valley Breaks Through to a Fourth Generation

HUDSON, Wis., July 08, 2024--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business, about 40% of U.S. family-owned businesses transition to a second generation. The odds for a third generation are even slimmer, at approximately 13%. A fourth is nearly improbable, at just 3%. "If you read the reports, it’s usually the third generation that gets it wrong," says Todd Gilbert, CEO of Valley Companies, who is himself a third-generation owner. But Gilbert was determined—not only [...]

The Women of Valley Companies Got Into the Game to Make a Difference

Grit & Grace A study conducted by the University of Arkansas and the University of Akron suggests that the more women in charge of logistics the better. Why? In testing, they performed more efficiently than their counterparts. To Valley Companies, this is old news. Many of Valley’s key players are women—some of whom have been with the company for as much as 50 years. “It’s no secret that the logistics industry is predominately [...]

Valley Companies’ Jason Mansur Discusses the Freight Market

In January, Valley Companies' Jason Mansur, Vice President of Enterprise Partnerships, spoke with Trucking Dive about all things freight. From trucking capacity to the freight market bottoming out last fall to what steps brokers should take in anticipation of a market turn.   Freight Rates Could Rebound This Year: Experts Published Mar. 7, 2024 | Trucking Dive | By Larry Avila | Trucking Editor Trucking companies might not have to wait until next year for [...]

Painting a New Picture for Logistics

With the Latest Promotions, Valley Commits to the Long Haul With Creativity Hudson, Wis., Feb. 12, 2024 – Songwriting, visual arts, design — when we think of creativity, we don’t think of transportation and logistics. However, in recent years Todd Gilbert has worked to take Valley Companies from a market leader in freight transportation solutions to an industry leader in managed transportation solutions, including final mile, project management, warehousing, LTL, truckload and expedite services. “Some companies view logistics as strictly [...]

5-Star Experience From Valley Companies

Level up your product release with our 5-Star Experience. Our Final Mile team is ready for your new product release or launch. With our 5-Star Experience, you'll have a dedicated logistics specialist, customized route planning, shipment priority, and much more. 1. Dedicated Logistics Specialist: We have a single point of contact that offers complete control tower visibility and accountability. 2. Customized Route Planning: Our Project Management team consists of dedicated planners to ensure the pick [...]

Valley’s Jason Mansur Addresses Rail Border Crossing Closures

Valley Companies' Vice President of Enterprise Partnerships, Jason Mansur, discusses how the shutdown of the border rail crossings at Eagle Pass, Texas and El Paso, Texas will have a significant impact on the movement of goods with Supply Chain Dive. The possibility is very real that large amounts of freight will be delayed, but there are steps that can be taken to lessen the blow according to Mansur.   Shippers Consider Alternatives After Rail Border [...]

Residential Sauna Deliveries: A Case Study

As the demand for home saunas increases, Valley Final Mile streamlines the delivery process. By utilizing box trucks equipped with liftgates and a two-man delivery team, Valley Companies helped Sauna Relaxation Inc. with their residential sauna deliveries. Read more about the challenges, strategy, and final results in this case study featuring our Valley Final Mile team.   If you are looking for tailored delivery solutions to enhance your customer experience and build a positive brand [...]

Valley’s Rick Loerke Featured in Inbound Logistics

Valley's Director of Customer Solutions, Rick Loerke, was featured in the latest edition of Inbound Logistics. Check out Rick's feature, "Your Top 11 Questions About Expedited Freight Services Answered ASAP" here.  Interested in learning more about how the Valley Value can boost your Expedited freight needs? Contact our Expedited Solutions experts today.

Valley Appoints Jason Mansur VP of Enterprise Partnerships

With 20-Plus Years of Industry and Executive Experience, Mansur Will Drive Team Development and New Commercial Solutions Hudson, Wis., Nov. 9, 2023 – Valley Companies, a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain logistics solutions, announced that Jason Mansur has joined the company as its new vice president of Enterprise Partnerships. With over 20 years of experience and proven executive leadership skills in third-party logistics, Mansur will work in tandem with president and CEO Todd [...]

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