RAF Logistics offers customers reliable, high-quality services that optimize all facets of logistics operations from parcel audit to analytics and so much more. With over 20 years of “hands on” carrier and client side experience, RAF Logistics provides our customers with transportation and distribution options to help them excel in an ever-changing marketplace. RAF Logistics fosters long-term relationships resulting in reduced logistics costs, improved service, strong reliability, and enhanced flexibility to our customers. Our employees, subcontractors, and business partners are all part of a professional environment that is challenging, rewarding, creative, and respectful of ideas and individuals. RAF Logistics ultimately provides excellent value to our customers and fair reward to our employees, partners, and owners.
Robert A. Fox – Chairman
Bob is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of RAF Industries, a Private Equity firm located in Jenkintown, PA. Prior to organizing RAF in 1979, Bob was Chief Executive Officer of Warner Company, a NYSE-listed company. While associated with Warner, he completed over 25 acquisitions and grew Waste Resources, a start-up subsidiary, into a national, publicly traded solid waste management firm. Bob has served as a member of the Board of Directors of a number of public corporations. Some of his philanthropic positions include Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, where he endowed the Fox Leadership Program, former President and member of the Board of Managers of the Wistar Institute and a director of Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Gesu School. Bob earned his B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
David A. Bennett – President
A veteran of both the client and the carrier-side experience, Dave brings a diversified background to his role as President of RAF Logistics. He has worked for regional and national carriers in terminal, regional, and executive roles both in operations and sales. After 12 years on the carrier side, Dave switched to the other side of the desk and spent 6 years as the East Coast Director of Operations for one of the largest wholesale books distributors in the United States. Prior to heading up RAF Logistics, Dave joined RAF Industries in 2004 as Director of Logistics. His primary role was to work with the portfolio of RAF companies in the area of transportation cost management. He also provided knowledge and expertise in the areas of distribution and operations management. Dave earned his M.B.A. from Loyola College and his B.S. in Business Logistics from The Pennsylvania State University.
Richard M. Horowitz – Vice President
Rick is the President and COO of RAF Industries. Rick provides expertise in operations, strategy, acquisitions and corporate finance. He also has primary responsibility for RAF’s venture investments. Rick’s previous experience includes practicing corporate law at the Philadelphia law firm of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen. In addition to serving as a director of a number of for-profit companies, Rick is the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, a member of the Board of Managers of the Wistar Institute and the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Rick earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A., summa cum laude, in Economics and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.