JAMAICA, NY - April 2, 2014 -- Janel World Trade, Ltd. (OTCQB: JLWT), a full-service global provider of integrated transportation logistics, today announced that the Company has entered into a $3.5M loan and security agreement with Presidential Financial Corporation (Presidential).
The new Presidential credit facility replaces the credit facility with Community National Bank (CNB). Under the Presidential facility the Company can borrow the lesser of $3.5M or 70% of the company's aggregate outstanding eligible accounts receivable (the Company had no borrowing availability under the CNB facility).
"This new credit facility, coupled with the equity investment we announced five months ago, provides Janel with increased financial flexibility and is another key step toward our future growth initiatives with the goal of returning Janel to profitability," said William J. Lally, President and Chief Executive Officer.
"We are very excited and are committed to turning Janel around and returning value to our shareholders," concluded Lally.
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About Janel World Trade, Ltd.
Janel World Trade, Ltd. is a global provider of integrated logistics; including domestic and international freight forwarding via multi-modal carriers, leading-edge, end-to-end, supply-chain technology, customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution, and other transportation-related services. With offices throughout the U.S. (New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Atlanta) and a network of independent international agents in approximately 52 countries, the Company provides the comprehensive logistics services and technology necessary to handle its customers' shipping needs throughout the world. Cargo can be transported via air, sea or land, and Janel's national network of locations can manage the shipment and/or receipt of cargo into or out of any location in the United States. Janel is registered as an Ocean Transportation Intermediary and licensed as a FMC Licensed Freight Forwarder by the Federal Maritime Commission.
Janel World Trade, Ltd.'s headquarters is located in Jamaica, New York, adjacent to the JFK International Airport, and its common stock is listed on the OTCQB Bulletin Board under the symbol "JLWT". Additional information on the Company is available on its website athttp://www.janelgroup.net
This press release includes statements that may constitute "forward-looking" statements, usually containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "intend," "expect" or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the Company's dependence upon conditions in the air, ocean and land-based freight forwarding industry, the size and resources of many competitors, the need for the Company to effectively integrate acquired businesses and to successfully deliver its primary services, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Form 8-K, Form 10-Q and Form 10-K filings. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.
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