PT. Kamadjaja Logistics was recently named Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Indonesia Domestic Warehouse Services Provider of the Year at the annual Frost & Sullivan Indonesia Excellence Awards ceremony, held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Jakarta on 28 November 2017.
“Recognizing the importance of innovation and meeting customer needs, PT. Kamadjaja Logistics has focused on developing and improving its warehousing infrastructure and technologies. The company’s cutting edge warehousing facilities such as its successful KLOG PARK establishments have enabled customers to derive maximum value from top-notch services, allowing the company to enjoy a better relationship with customers,” said Norazah Bachok, Research Analyst for Transportation & Logistics at Frost & Sullivan.
She continued, “PT. Kamadjaja Logistics also aims for more partnerships with various regional participants to boost opportunities. An extensive product portfolio, new business chain ventures, regional partnerships, and expansion strategies allow the company to enhance its brand recognition and value in the industry.”
“We are delighted to receive the 2017 Indonesia Domestic Warehouse Services Provider of the Year award from Frost & Sullivan. This recognition is a huge encouragement to the team as we strive to provide value to our customers by delivering innovative and excellent logistics services,” said Ivy Kamadjaja, Deputy CEO of PT. Kamadjaja Logistics.
The recipients of the annual Frost & Sullivan Indonesia Excellence Awards were identified based on in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan’s analysts. The award categories offered each year are carefully reviewed and evaluated to reflect the current market landscape and include new emerging trends.
The short-listed companies were then evaluated on a variety of actual market performance indicators which include revenue growth; market share and growth in market share; leadership in product innovation; marketing strategy and business development strategy.
About PT. Kamadjaja Logistics
PT. Kamadjaja Logistics is widely recognized as a pioneer in the logistics industry in Indonesia. Established five decades ago it is now the largest Indonesian company that provides integrated and modern logistics solutions. Equipped with 29 Distribution Centers spread over 16 major cities in Indonesia and covering over 355 destinations, PT. Kamadjaja Logistics has the largest nationwide logistics network in the country.
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PURE Independent Business Owners (IBOs), Jason and Whitney Johns, have achieved the rank of Presidential through the company’s PURE Prosperity Compensation Plan.
This prestigious rank of Presidential is now more rewarding than ever with the launch of the company’s PURE Rank Bonus program in April 2017. The Johns received a PURE Presidential Rank Bonus of $35,000 USD, in addition to their PURE Blue Diamond Rank Bonus of $25,000 USD last week. These are additional bonuses outside of PURE’s Prosperity Compensation Plan. Their total earnings for the eight weeks since joining PURE has been over $100,000 USD.*
Achieving this level puts the Johns among the top leaders at PURE. This achievement speaks to the momentum currently experienced by the company and driven by the field leaders of PURE.
Jason and Whitney Johns live in Celina, Texas with their two children. Jason is a high school coach in north Texas. Whitney owns a small boutique. They have been building their PURE business for seven weeks. Whitney’s favorite product is grape ENERGY.
“Teamwork is the name of the game! The support I’ve received from my upline has been remarkable. Not only are we impacting our own lives, but we are changing the lives of others in a big way,” said Whitney Johns. “If you have not gotten involved with the PURE opportunity, get involved fast. It is life changing.”
“In the short time they’ve been with PURE, the Johns have built a strong foundation that has propelled them into a leadership position. They are a fine example of commitment and perseverance, and have the necessary skills that will take them far. I congratulate them in achieving this milestone.” – Daren Hogge, PURE CEO
The PURE opportunity gives people the chance to earn weekly residual income. In addition, through the PURE Rank Bonus, IBOs receive bonuses and incentives. Beginning at the rank of Platinum Director, awards through the PURE Rank Bonus program range from $1,000 USD all the way to an amazing $250,000 USD.* To date, PURE’s total payout through the program is $239,500.
PURE: People United Reaching Everyone is a leading innovator in health and wellness products. They believe people can achieve Whole Health with a balance of physical health, financial health, and purpose. PURE is a global company with offices in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, and Korea. Headquarters is in Frisco, Texas. For more information on the products or business opportunity, visit livepure.com
*The earnings of the distributors in this publication are not necessarily representative of the income, if any, that a PURE distributor can or will earn through his or her participation in the PURE Prosperity compensation plan. These figures should not be considered as guarantees or projections of your actual earnings or profits. Success with PURE results only from successful sales efforts, which require hard work, diligence and leadership. Your success will depend upon how effectively you exercise these qualities. For detailed information on the PURE Prosperity compensation plan and distributor income averages, please visit the opportunity section of the PURE website at http://www.livepure.com/rewards-compensation.
GreenSpace Brands Inc. (“GreenSpace”) (TSXV: JTR) is pleased to announce today that it has signed a share purchase agreement dated December 20, 2017 to acquire (the “Acquisition”) all of the outstanding shares of Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc. (“Go Veggie”), which owns the Go Veggie? brand. Go Veggie is one of the leading cheese alternative brands in the United States with distribution in over 12,000 locations through most major US grocery retailers and natural food chains, along with a growing food service business. The plant based dairy alternative market is one of the fastest growing subsets of the natural food market, but has very few established players. Go Veggie has established itself as one of the preeminent brands in the space with some of the best tasting and award winning products.
Greenspace will be holding a conference call to discuss the details of the transaction on December 21st, 2017 at 9:00 EST. The call will be hosted by Matthew von Teichman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Following management’s presentation, there will be a question and answer session for analysts and investors. To participate in the teleconference, dial (647) 427-7450 or 1 (888) 231-8191 (Toll-free). Callers are advised to call five minutes in advance of the call.
A taped rebroadcast will be available beginning at 11:20 am (EST) December 21st, 2017 until 11:59 pm (EST) on December 28th, 2017. To access the rebroadcast, please dial (416) 849-0833 or 1 (855) 859- 2056 and use the passcode 1289656 followed by the number sign.
Overview of the Acquisition
GreenSpace has agreed to purchase Go Veggie for a total consideration of $17.8 million USD, comprised of $4.5 million USD in cash, $7.62 million USD (approximately $9.81million CAD) in GreenSpace common shares (the “Share Consideration”), and a two year vendor take back loan of $5.72 million USD, carrying an 8.5% coupon. Greenspace will issue 7.16 million Common shares at $1.37 per share as part of the transaction, a 14.2% premium to the closing market price on December 19th, 2017.
GreenSpace will be purchasing Go Veggie from Mill Road Capital, a Greenwich, Connecticut based private investment firm focused on investing in and partnering with publicly traded micro-cap companies. Mill Road will become the largest shareholder of GreenSpace as a result of this transaction. Mill Road Capital has a long history of successfully investing in emerging consumer brands throughout Canada and the United States, and this expertise will help support the GreenSpace team as they navigate the US natural food market and US capital markets.
The Share Consideration will be subject to lock-up and escrow pursuant to which approximately 45% of the Share Consideration shall be locked up for 12 months from the closing date, 5% of the Share Consideration shall be in escrow for 13 months from the closing date and the remaining 50% shall be locked-up for 18 months from the closing date, subject to certain exemptions.
Select highlights of the Acquisition include the following:
Go Veggie adds a profitable pre-existing US platform that will enable GreenSpace to launch its most innovative and unique brands into the US;
The acquisition is expected to add significant gross margin dollars to GreenSpace and improve the overall gross margin profile, as well as add incremental adjusted EBITDA in the short term, with more significant growth in adjusted EBITDA over the long term. Go Veggie recorded revenues of $16.3 million USD for their fiscal year ended March, 31, 2017, with strong gross profit margins of approximately 40%.1
Go Veggie has one of the leading brands in what GreenSpace believes to be one of the fastest growing segments of the natural food industry, plant based dairy alternatives. Galaxy has broad based distribution across the United States and an existing high functioning team; and
GreenSpace believes that by supporting updates and amplifying the brand image of Go Veggie, it will be able to further develop its leadership position in the plant based dairy alternatives vertical in North America;
“We couldn’t be more excited to add Go Veggie to the GSB family of brands. With the acquisition of Go Veggie, we enter our most sought after vertical, plant based dairy alternatives. The addition of Go Veggie adds a profitable pre-existing US platform that will enable us to launch our most innovative and unique brands into the US under the expert leadership of one of the most respected people in the US natural food industry, Rick Antonelli, CEO of Go Veggie” comments Matthew von Teichman, CEO of Greenspace, “This is truly a transformative acquisition for us. We will continue to develop their Canadian sales strategy through the leveraging of our current platform and strategically initiate our US development by leveraging their platform. It’s a win-win and the ideal way for us to get going in the US market”
Rick Antonelli, CEO of Galaxy comments, “We’ve been watching GreenSpace for years and have admired the stable of brands they’ve been able to put together in such a short time. We feel that Go Veggie is a perfect addition to that roster of strong brands and with the potential synergies of our team selling their products, and their team selling our products, there’s a significant long term upside for both. I can’t wait to start presenting GreenSpace’s unique and innovative products to the US market and Go Veggie’s existing retail partners.”
The Acquisition is scheduled to close in January 2018, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions and approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Financo, Inc. has acted as the exclusive advisor to Galaxy and Mill Road.
GreenSpace is a Canadian-based brand ideation team that develops, markets and sells premium natural food products to consumers across Canada. Greenspace owns and operates the following brands: Love Child Organics., one of the fastest growing brands in Canada and a producer of 100% organic food for infants and toddlers made with the pure, natural and most nutritionally-rich ingredients; Central Roast, a clean snacking brand that has been one of the leading natural food brands in Canada; Rolling Meadow Dairy, Canada’s leading grass fed dairy product line, delivering premium fluid and cultured products across Canada; Life Choices which features premium convenience meat products made with grass fed and pasture raised meats without the use of added hormones and antibiotics; Kiju, the Canadian market leader in the shelf stable organic juice segment; Cedar , the Canadian leader in cold pressed and gut health fresh juices. All brands are wholly owned and retail in a variety of natural and mass retail grocery locations across Canada.
GreenSpace’s filings are also available at www.SEDAR.com
About GO VEGGIE?
Over 40 years ago Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc. created the cheese alternative category for health-conscious consumers and is proud to remain America’s leading provider of great tasting cheese-free products. Today, under Galaxy’s new brand GO VEGGIE, the company continues to innovate and offer consumers more healthy cheese-free choices. Across its product portfolio – Vegan, Lactose Free, and Lactose & Soy Free – GO VEGGIE offers 55 products across the United States in a wide variety of formats.
For product information, recipes, and more, visit www.goveggiefoods.com. Follow GO VEGGIE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.
About Mill Road Capital
Mill Road Capital is a private investment firm focused on investing in and partnering with publicly traded micro-cap companies in the U.S. and Canada. The firm has flexible, long-term capital with the ability to purchase shares in the open market, buy large block positions from existing shareholders, provide capital for growth or acquisition opportunities, or execute going-private transactions. The firm has raised approximately $670 million of aggregate equity capital commitments and has offices in Greenwich, CT and the San Francisco Bay Area. Mill Road’s investments in Canada include Ten Peaks Coffee Company, a British Colombia based premium green coffee decaffeinator, PRT Growing Services Ltd., the British Columbia based leader in container grown tree seedlings for replanting forests, and Cossette, the largest full service advertising agency in Canada.
More information can be found at http://www.millroadcapital.com.
Forward Looking Information
Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning (i) the Acquisition; (ii) the completion of the Acquisition; (iii) anticipated approvals; (iv) the time to the closings; and (v) results of the completion of the Acquisition. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “outlook”, “objective”, “may”, “will”, “expect”, “intend”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “should”, “plans” or “continue”, or similar expressions suggesting future outcomes or events. Such forward-looking statements reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by such statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements including, without limitation, the risks that: (1) the information provided to GreenSpace by Galaxy turns out to be misleading, untrue or incomplete; (2) the Acquisition may not be completed for any reason whatsoever, including that regulators may not approve the Acquisition; (3) the closings may not occur as scheduled or at all; and (4) GreenSpace may not achieve the results currently anticipated. Although GreenSpace believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information because GreenSpace can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified in this press release, assumptions have been made regarding and are implicit in, among other things, the timely receipt of required regulatory approvals. Details of the risk factors relating to GreenSpace and its business are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the preliminary short form prospectus filed on the date hereof and “Risks and Uncertainties Related to the Business” in GreenSpace’ annual information form dated July 18, 2017, a copy of which is available on GreenSpace’ SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all factors and assumptions which have been used. Forward-looking information is based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by GreenSpace and described in the forward looking information. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is made as of the date hereof and GreenSpace undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities laws. The forward looking information contained in this press release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
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This press release does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction.