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rob@nationalcoldchain.com

(905) 851-2281 ext. 222 

Rob Donaghey

CEO

Rob has held senior management roles in the logistics industry for over thirty years.  Most notably, in 1989, Rob became Partner at Muir’s Cartage Limited. With his partner, they grew the company both organically and through acquisitions into what became Calyx Transportation Group Inc., a Canadian $270 Million revenue freight organization.  During its growth, Rob was at various times the President and/or CEO of Muir’s Cartage Limited, National Fast Freight Inc., Nesel Fast Freight Inc., Euroworld Transportation Services Inc., Hyphen Logistics, Indis Inc. and Totalline Transportation Services Inc.

In 2006, Rob and his partner sold a controlling interest in Calyx to a private equity firm and Rob continued to hold the position of CEO of Calyx Transportation Group until 2012.

Rob is a graduate of the University of Toronto Honours Bachelors of Arts program (Commerce and Economics) and holds the professional designations of Chartered Accountant/Chartered Professional Accountant, CCLP- Certified Logistics Professional and PLog – Canadian Professional Logistics Institute.


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jason@nationalcoldchain.com

(905) 851-2281 ext. 229

Jason Venditti

President

For just over 10 years Jason has been developing National Refrigerated Transportation Management programs for Tier-1 suppliers to Canada’s largest Retail, Wholesale and Food Distribution Companies.  

Jason began his career in 3rd Party Logistics with Martin Brower of Canada.  By leveraging the McDonalds platform Jason was able to build the MBX Logistics business into one of Canada's top Refrigerated Transportation Management firms. 

After spearheading a merger of MBX Logistics with The Wheels Group in 2009 Jason went on to build a $37 Million (revenue) refrigerated freight management organization.  The rapid growth of this business unit was directly related to Jason's ability to deploy the freight cost optimization and 3rd party consolidation strategies refined over 20 years in the McDonalds system.  

In 2012 Jason took on role of Wheels' Director of Canadian Operations.  After a successful renovation of Wheels' brokerage operations resulting in years of annual compounded growth Jason exited Wheels to Partner with Rob Donaghey founding National Cold Chain in January 2015.

 



gavin.oleary@nationalcoldchain.com

(905) 851-2281 ext. 235

Gavin O’Leary

Operations Manager

Gavin is a York U grad who began his career in Food Logistics with Parmalat.  Gavin joined National Cold Chain with over 10 years of experience from The Wheels Group where he oversaw the Temp-Controlled 3PL Operations Team.