Why Choose Dawson Logistics?

A History of Providing Unique Solutions

Dawson Logistics was founded in 2000 on the commitment to exceed customer expectations at every touchpoint. We believe that’s why we have grown into a world-class logistics organization, offering best-in-class services in all aspects of the supply chain. Our experience ranges from consumer goods, to industrial equipment, to turnkey fulfillment solutions. By providing highly customizable supply chain solutions, Dawson Logistics caters to companies seeking something other than a “one-size fits all” approach to the movement and management of products.

Dawson Logistics has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America six times by Inc. Magazine. We have a strong commitment to our customers, our employees, and our community.

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Experienced, Forward-Thinking Leadership

Doug Dawson

Doug Dawson

 Founder & CEO, Dawson Logistics Inc.

With a distinguished career in logistics and parcel delivery services, Doug Dawson brings over three decades of expertise to his role as CEO and Founder of Dawson Logistics. Doug founded Dawson Logistics in 2000, leveraging his deep industry knowledge and visionary leadership to drive innovation and efficiency in logistics solutions. In 2005, he expanded his entrepreneurial pursuits by establishing Dawson Healthcare Solutions, focusing on specialized logistics for the healthcare sector.

Doug’s career trajectory began at esteemed organizations such as UPS, RPS, and FedEx, where he honed his skills in logistics management. He further enriched his experience by working with Lanter Delivery Systems, a key player in regional parcel delivery.

In a strategic move in 2018, Dawson Healthcare Solutions merged with ParcelShield, where Doug continues to serve on the Board of Directors and helps steer the company toward groundbreaking advancements in healthcare logistics solutions.

Under Doug’s leadership, both Dawson Logistics and ParcelShield LLC have set new benchmarks for operational excellence and customer satisfaction in the logistics industry in 2018.


Brooks Bennet-Miller


Brooks Bennett-Miller serves as the President of Dawson Logistics, having ascended to this role in 2023 after a decade of dedicated service within the company. Joining Dawson Logistics in 2011, Brooks initially spearheaded the financial division, where her profound expertise in finance and knack for process improvement significantly enhanced operational efficiencies.

With a robust background in financial management coupled with a unique skill set in operational efficiency design, Brooks has been instrumental in the meteoric growth of the company. Her strategic insights and visionary leadership have been pivotal in scaling Dawson Logistics’ operations and expanding its market reach.

As President, Brooks continues to drive excellence across all facets of the organization, reinforcing Dawson Logistics’ position as a best-in-class logistics provider. Her forward-thinking approach ensures that Dawson Logistics not only meets but exceeds the diverse needs of our clients, fostering robust growth and setting new industry standards.

Mike Torma

Mike Torma

VP of Business Initiatives

Mike has over 35 years of experience in warehousing logistics, e-commerce, transportation, material handling equipment, facility design, and pallet manufacturing and pooling. Mike’s primary focus is leading the Dawson Team in opening new facilities and other special projects. He’s known as a problem solver and a builder, which has earned him the nickname “Captain.”

Mike’s professional experience includes roles as CEO of Atlantic Lift of Central Fl., VP of operations for Amware Distribution, director of Amware Fulfillment, regional manager for Industrial Battery & Charger, and director of client solutions for Baker Brothers Installations. He was previously the VP of operations for Dawson.

Mike has been a member of and has held certifications for chemical, food, pallets, and material handling equipment distribution from NACD, AIB, NWPCA, and MHEDA. He is a past president of an Ohio Jaycees chapter and is a VFR & IFR Certified private pilot. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, spending time with his wife and all his kids and grandchildren, carpentry, and relaxing at the beach.


Jeff Grizzard

Jeff Grizzard

VP Client Success

Jeff Grizzard is the dynamic force behind Dawson Logistics’ client success strategies. With a track record in supply chain implementation and continuous improvement spanning more than two decades, Jeff’s expertise has been pivotal in fostering long-term partnerships and securing success and profitability for clients.  

Jeff has a passion for innovation and automation—key drivers of our industry’s future. By bringing a strategic approach to omnichannel growth planning, coupled with a strong foundation in Transportation Management, Warehouse Management Systems, and Enterprise Resource Planning systems, Jeff has achieved a 100% client retention rate and a consistent record of portfolio growth.  

A born and raised Nashvillian, Jeff attended the University of Tennessee where he received degrees in Marketing and Supply Chain Logistics. He has spent his entire career in the supply chain world, most recently with GEODIS for 11 years.

Jeff Gopsill

Jeff Gopsill

VP of Business Development

As VP of Business Development at Dawson Logistics, Jeff Gopsill uses his strategic sales and client relationship skills to boost revenue and build partnerships. His expertise in providing tailored solutions for transportation and logistics ensures top-tier service for clients.

Jeff brings a wealth of experience from a career centered on sales and leadership across various markets and business areas. He has successfully navigated complex sales cycles, managed large global contracts, and executed extensive RFP processes. His background includes expertise in all modes of transportation, warehouse and logistics, strategic business planning, competitive analysis, and pricing strategies. Throughout his career, Jeff has consistently surpassed sales targets and driven strategic business growth.

On a personal note, Jeff is a devoted father to two young men. Residing in central Indiana, Jeff is an active member of his local church and community. He is passionate about travel, both for work and pleasure, and loves to ski with his family.


Sara Lane

Director of Human Resources

Sara brings over a decade of dynamic leadership and expertise to Dawson Logistics. With nine years in leadership roles and a background spanning recruitment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and safety compliance, Sara’s visionary leadership and commitment to excellence drive our HR function forward.

Her leadership journey is marked by versatility and proficiency across diverse sectors including property management, construction, education, and public agencies. Sara’s relentless pursuit of growth and development has earned her accolades for adaptability and resilience.

Sara holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Education Administration. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and proudly carries the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional designation. Sara actively participates in both local and national HR communities, advocating for professional growth and the exchange of knowledge.

E3T2: A Culture of Exceeding Expectations 

Exceeding our Customer’s Expectations Every Time on every Touch is the driving force behind ALL Dawson Logistics activity. E3T2 is the most important factor in the tremendous success of our company and it’s the foundation for our reputation, future growth, and ongoing financial stability. Our company-wide commitment to quality creates a culture in which we consistently provide, develop, and improve the company to benefit our customers, as well as our employees and their families.

“Dawson Logistics operates with a radically different business model. Everyone in the company is committed to quality in a way that requires our customers take notice. We created E3T2 formula to illustrate dedication. Our quality approach with each customer – every time and on every touch – is still the guiding principle that makes us the undisputed leader in specialty logistics.”

— Doug Dawson, CEO

 Locations Serving the Continental U.S.

Danville, Illinois

East Gate Facility Corporate Office
122 Eastgate Drive

Fairchild Facility
1430 E. Fairchild Street

Annex Facility
1901 E. Voorhees 

Voorhees Facility
1813 E. Voorhees 

Fairchild Two Facility
1536 E. Fairchild Street 

Fairchild Three Facility
1919 E. Fairchild Street 

Fielder’s Choice Facility
800 S. Gilbert 

Ross Lane Facility
1 W. Hegler

Hoopeston, Illinois

Hoopeston Facility
102 N. 1st Street

West Chester, Ohio

Cincinnati Port Union East Facility
4350 Port Union Road, Building III

Cincinnati Port Union East Facility
4350 Port Union Road, Suite B

Fairfield, Ohio

Cincinnati Port Union West Facility
4250 Port Union Road

Cincinnati Northpointe Facility
375 Northpointe Drive

Lebanon, Tennessee

Nashville Facility
14840 Central Pike, Suite #190