Executive Leadership Changes Coming to Volk

Mankato, MN (March 1, 2024) – A leading provider in the Transportation/Logistics industry, Volk Transfer is pleased to announce the appointment of David Tiede as its new President. Tiede brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in the logistics realm, which will be invaluable in steering Volk towards its future growth and innovative objectives to reach milestones that are unheard of within the logistics industry.

David succeeds Troy R Volk, who will continue the role of CEO, while continuing his contributions and leadership that will help lead the drive and vision for Volk as we enter our 76th year of the Volk family business.

Before joining Volk Transfer, Tiede held multiple positions, such as Director of National Sales, East Region VP of Sales, Director of Local Sales, all at XPO Logistics over the 6 years he was there, in capacities where he was responsible for over $250M of revenue under management. Before XPO Logistics, David was with FedEx Freight for 17 years.

“Having known David and his family for 20+ years, I have watched him grow professionally and lead teams to extraordinary measures in the transportation industry. David’s leadership is precisely what Volk needs at this pivotal time in our history,” said Troy Volk. We are confident that Tiede will lead Volk into a new era of success by helping organizations improve their business end-to-end chain solutions.”

Tiede has expressed enthusiasm about the new role, stating, “The Volk legacy may be 76 years in the making but I feel like we have just begun a new chapter in the book and that the sky is the limit! Leading this team into the future is one of the best honors I could be tasked with.”

Under Tiede’s leadership, Volk is poised to enhance its position in the industry through innovative solutions, exceptional customer support, and strategic expansion. The company remains committed to delivering sustainable solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers around the globe.

For more information you may contact Volk at 507-388-1683 or 800-388-1760. You can also visit us at volktransfer.com.

Volk Transfer is a third generation, family-owned transportation, logistics, and warehousing business, which has grown exponentially in recent years. Frank Volk started Volk Transfer in 1948 with only one tractor, and soon after that, built his first facility. In 1974, Richard “Rick” Volk became President and continued to run the business until he passed away at an early age in March 1993. Carol Volk, wife of late Rick, took over the business in 1993, until 1997 when current owner and President/CEO, Troy Volk took over and continues to own and operate Volk Transfer today. Over the last 75 years, Volk transfer has resided at three different addresses, and since 2011, is located at 2205 7th Avenue, Mankato. The current space features a large warehouse with over 30,000 square feet, with a 20,000 square foot addition in 2012, built to accommodate their solid customer base and storage/shipping needs. Volk is a 4th Party Fulfillment (4PL) Division to provide a range of distribution, storage, transportation, and fulfillment needs to customers both locally, nationally, and internationally. As it stands today, Volk operates regionally, nationally, and globally with over 165 pieces of equipment, three offsite warehouse facilities, and seven different divisions: Logistics, Truckload, Less Than Truckload (LTL),), Expedited Services, Temp Controlled, and Warehouse/Storage with Distribution and Fulfillment. In addition to the three offsite warehouses, Volk also has a North Mankato Warehouse, which gives them an additional 84,000 square feet to the existing 60,000 square feet at that facility. For more information about Volk Transfer, visit volktransfer.com.