Who We Are

Everyone says “partnership is important,” but for us, business is more than just signing a contract. It’s vital that our relationships are built on trust and solutions that will last. We are young people in an old person’s game, which makes us hungry for the supply chain problems that don’t fit in the box (pun intended).

The R&S Difference

Sure, we can handle the straightforward warehousing and fulfillment operations, and we’re going to do so extremely well, but what matters to us is that we move your business forward.

We’re problem solvers and logistics experts with a passion for helping our clients remove their biggest shipping headaches. 

R&S originated in response to the rail service needs of leading retailers, and since our inception, we have dedicated ourselves to operating on multiple shifts, including on nights, weekends, and holidays. If you’re open, we are too.

The bottom line is that we will always strive to earn your trust by being creative with our resources and technology and honest in our discussions. Let’s talk about how we can move your business forward.

Our Mission Statement

R&S exists to pursue trust with our employees and our customers so that we can all grow together and you can focus on what matters.

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Our Vision Statement

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Our Core Values

Tenacity: See the need, fill the need, and stick with it until it’s done right.

Agility: Be sharp, be clever; reliability through adaptability.

Stewardship: Take care in everything you do.

Being Invested: People and relationships matter most.

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Meet the R&S Team

Joe Michalik

President, COO

Since 2011, Joe Michalik has held the position of Chief Executive Officer at R&S Logistics. He graduated from The University of Tennessee with a major in economics and a minor in business administration. Joe’s expertise encompasses construction, crane, and tracking, along with valuable experience building enduring relationships with clients in property management.

Landon Pyle

VP of Business Development

Landon Pyle has served as the Director of Business Development since joining the team in 2016. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Johnson University and is dedicated to finding the right solutions for challenging issues. He quite literally thinks outside the box to handle non-standard freight loads.

Bobby Taylor

VP Of Customer Relations

Bobby has been the Operations and Transportation Manager at R&S Logistics since 2018, having graduated from the University of Tennessee with a dual major in marketing and supply chain management. Prior to joining R&S, he worked with Fortune 500 companies in automotive and consumer goods. He is passionate about fostering growth and building strong connections with people.

Matt McMurray

VP of Operations

Since 2018, Matt McMurray has held the position of Director of Operations at R&S Logistics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management and a global supply chain executive master’s of business administration from The University of Tennessee. With over 10 years of experience leading teams in the distribution and warehousing space, he is prepared to lead teams towards success and scalable growth.

David Scmid

Founder

Jeffrey Cochran

Systems Analyst

R&S team members

Frank Rimshaw

CQE, CQA, CSSBB, CQM,
ISO Quality & Environmental Manager; Regulatory Compliance

Brighton Bailey

Systems Analyst

Garret Dykstra

Director of Continuous Improvement

Trysten Sherwood

Human Resources Manager

Aaron Powell

Accounting Manager

Commerce

R&S Logistics is pleased and honored to partner with the following area Chambers of Commerce.
Knoxville, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce
Loudon Tennessee County Chamber
Morristown Tennessee chamber of commerce
Anderson County Tennessee Chamber of Commerce
Athens, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce
Blount County Tennessee Partnership
Jefferson County CC

Memberships

southeastern warehouse association
biomass association
council of supply chain management in southeast tennessee
warehouse and logistics association
Corporate Chaplain sponsored workplaces
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Affiliations

R&S Logistics is a proud affiliate of the following organizations.

Endorsements & Recommendations

Discover the genuine voices of our valued partners as they share their experiences with our services. We take immense pride in the relationships we’ve built, and these testimonials are a testament to the satisfaction and confidence of those who have chosen us. We employ dedicated staff members focused on continuous improvement and obtaining certifications.