LEADERSHIP

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Brian Summers

Brian Summers

VP OF TECHNOLOGY

Brian Summers serves as the Vice President of Information Technology, bringing with him over 25 years of technical expertise in the transportation, supply chain, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, entertainment, and hospitality industries. Brian focuses on aligning information system strategies with company objectives, and works to improve information systems strategies, re-engineer business processes, and implement technologies to resolve business problems.

Prior to joining Imperative in 2019, Brian served in leadership roles at well known companies, including PeaceHealth, Wacom, and Columbia Sportswear. Brian earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Economics from the University of Oklahoma.

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Magnate Worldwide Acquires Quality Air Forwarding

Magnate Worldwide Acquires Quality Air Forwarding

Magnate Worldwide is pleased to announce the acquisition of Quality Air Forwarding, a top mission critical logistics provider based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, expanding the company’s capabilities in Domestic Mission Critical and Expedited transportation solutions. Through this acquisition, the company will expand its regional presence and immediately expand Quality Air Forwarding’s services, deepening its capabilities in premium, value-added expedited services, while continuing its 30+ year legacy.

Magnate Worldwide Appoints Matt Hamilton as President

Magnate Worldwide Appoints Matt Hamilton as President

(Portland, OR) – Magnate Worldwide announced the appointment of Matt Hamilton as President of their growing global forwarding services segment. Matt has an extensive history in global logistics and supply management, with over 27 years in the industry. Before joining Magnate, Matt worked in various commercial and operational leadership roles within Kuehne + Nagel, and most recently worked as Chief Operations Officer at Pilot, now a part of Maersk.

Magnate Worldwide Acquires Cargo Logistics Group

Magnate Worldwide Acquires Cargo Logistics Group

Magnate Worldwide is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cargo Logistics Group, a leading custom logistics service provider. CLG will become part of Masterpiece International and expand its footprint, adding a direct presence in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. areas.

Magnate Worldwide Acquires Atlantic-Pacific Express

Magnate Worldwide Acquires Atlantic-Pacific Express

Magnate Worldwide is pleased to announce the acquisition of Atlantic-Pacific Express, a leading mission-critical logistics service provider, based in Columbia, South Carolina. Atlantic-Pacific’s presence in the Southeast region, industry expertise, and service capabilities enhance Magnate’s existing offering through our ASAP Expediting solutions.

Littlejohn & Co. Becomes Magnate Worldwide’s Majority Shareholder

Littlejohn & Co. Becomes Magnate Worldwide’s Majority Shareholder

Magnate Worldwide is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Littlejohn & Co., a private equity investor with a long track record of successfully building value in middle market companies. Magnate and its business segments will continue to be led by the same senior management team and this transition will be seamless to employees, customers, and vendors.

Magnate featured in Transportation & Logistics International

Magnate featured in Transportation & Logistics International

In the five years following its inception, Magnate Worldwide has grown rapidly, both organically and through a strategy of select acquisition. Founded in 2015, the company’s journey began with the purchase of TrumpCard and Masterpiece, and expanded Masterpiece through Somerset Marine, and Domek Logistics.

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