Dunavant Acquisition Yields Growth Inside and Out

MOBILE, AL—John M. Brining Co. was recently acquired by Dunavant Logistics Group, a Memphis-based global logistics firm, adding in-house brokerage to the Dunavant portfolio of customer service offerings.

Founded in 1946 by John M. and Lillian C. Brining, John M. Brining, Co., Inc. is a Mobile, Alabama-based customs brokerage and freight forwarder with a pristine national reputation coupled with strong family values.

Dunavant is pleased to welcome its new Vice President of Customs Brokerage, John Hearne of John M. Brining Co., Inc, a subsidiary of Dunavant Logistics Group, LLC. Hearne has been in the logistics industry for almost forty years, specializing in licensed customs brokerage since 1987.

Hearne is charged with integrating the culture and operations of John M. Brining Co, Inc. into the new ownership group’s vision at Dunavant. He will additionally direct sales and business development for the office in partnership with Dunavant’s domestic and global locations.

“John is ensuring a productive office structure and clear accountability and compliance of our growing staff,” said Richard McDuffie, COO of Dunavant. “He is leading a seamless transition for Dunavant, and his experience speaks volumes of his commitment to the industry.”

“I especially look forward to developing the next generation of Dunavant leaders,” said Hearne.

ABOUT DUNAVANT. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant has the knowledge to ensure your company’s global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. A family-owned business that has grown to provide solutions within transportation, drayage and trucking, supply chain management, warehousing, distribution, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and chassis leasing, supported by strategic locations in major port and intermodal cities across the U.S., Asia, and the Caribbean, Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.