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About Us

We are you. We are shippers and carriers. We've been there. We know the problems with how freight is currently moved. The good news is that we are dedicated to fix it. We are working to make a better freight brokerage! 

Based out of Reading, Pennsylvania, Gorilla Logistics, LLC. was founded to change the system. To make shipping and hauling freight better. "We know the problems and are set out to fix them. The 'big guys' do not care and the 'little guys' don't have the experience or team to fully service customers' needs; that is where Gorilla Logistics comes in," says Co-Founder John Tonsil Jr.. "Teamwork makes the dream work," states Co-Founder Shawn Palumbo. "We are building the best team in the business and are partnering with shippers and carriers to build the best team in the industry"

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Shawn Palumbo and John Tonsil Jr. founded Gorilla Logistics in April 2019. They set out to improve upon the level of customer service and to change the way freight brokers, shippers and carriers interacted with the transportation process. 

April 2019


October 2019

Gorilla Logistics joined the Transportation Intermediaries Association; the leading industry freight brokers association.

In the first year of operations, Gorilla Logistics had revenues of $1.5 million.

December 2019

In 2020, Gorilla Logistics beat their sales goals and finished the year with $4.5 million in sales. 

December 2020

August 2020

While expanding into hauling products other than produce; Gorilla Logistics hauled its first bulk fuel load in April 2020.

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