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HANSON LOGISTICS APPOINTS JIM REITS INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO

St. Joseph, MI – May 18, 2018 – Hanson Logistics announced today the appointment of Jim Reits as Interim President and CEO, effective May 31, 2018.

James ReitsJim replaces Andy Janson who recently resigned from the company to pursue other interests. Reits currently serves as the President and CFO of Hanson Group. Reits has held various financial roles during his 23-year tenure with Hanson Logistics and is a member of the Executive Committee. He will continue overseeing Hanson financial matters and will retain related responsibilities throughout the interim period.

“I speak for everyone at Hanson Logistics in thanking Andy for his contributions over the last 14 years,” said Merlin Hanson, Chairman of the Board. “During that time we transitioned from a regional cold storage company to a national provider of temperature-controlled logistics. The strength of our management team, together with the caliber of Hanson teammates, remains the catalyst for our continued success in delivering “Yes, We Can” service to our growing customer base. Jim has played a key role in the development of Hanson Logistics strategic plan, and we are confident in his ability to lead the organization in the months ahead.”