Monthly Archives: November 2019

PRESS RELEASE – 11/21/19

“All in the FAMILY! 4th Generation family member named company President”

Altoona, PA – 11/21/2019 Bill T. Ward, current President and CEO of Ward Transport and Logistics has named his son, Bill Ward, Jr. as President while retaining the CEO position. As stated by Bill T. Ward, “this announcement is part of the succession plan at our 89 year old company which was founded by my grandfather in 1931 and later led by my father, and then my brother. I feel strongly about the importance of a well thought out and planned transition. What we are announcing today fits into that strategy well while I remain active in the company as CEO. In addition to Bill Jr. being our President, my son, Adam and two nephews, James and David Ward hold significant leadership roles in our family owned company; and I am confident the 4th generation of leadership will lead us well into future.”

Bill Ward Jr. commented, “I could not be more honored and humbled by the confidence my father has shown with this opportunity before me. It is my goal to work hard alongside our tremendous team of employees to serve our customers in a best-in-class fashion for many years to come.”

About Ward – Our company is built on one principle, be the most responsive and reliable transportation, logistics and supply chain partner you have ever used. Ward Transport and Logistics delivers on its promise of Obsessive Customer Service in the form of less than truckload, logistics and brokerage services.




Ward opening its 20th service center in South Plainfield, NJ

Posted by Bill Bettwy - Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 4:09 PM

Altoona, PA – 11/12/2019 – Ward Transport and Logistics announced today it will open a Service Center in South Plainfield, New Jersey on January 6th, 2020. This 39 door operation is being opened to support the strategic growth initiatives in this important market, reduce pressure on existing operations and ultimately deliver on the Obsessive Customer Service Ward has been known for in its 89 year history.

“We are very excited to announce this addition to our network” – stated Bill Ward, Jr., VP – Corporate Planning and Development “and it is both a testament to our existing TEAM of employees as well as our commitment to our customers that we are able to do this”

With this opening Ward will add several new employees including drivers, freight handlers, office as well as other positions. Future additions are expected and interested candidates are encouraged to apply on our website at

Our company is built on one principle, be the most responsive and reliable shipping and logistics partner you have ever used. Ward Transport and Logistics delivers Obsessive Customer Service in the form of Less than Truckload and Logistics and Brokerage Services. We proudly serve 200+ million people in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam.