About Grimes
About the Grimes Companies: Local Leaders in 3PL Logistics

The Grimes Companies Jacksonville, FL: Trucking, Warehousing, Supply Chain StaffingFounded in 1972, the Grimes Companies is still one of the fastest growing companies based in Jacksonville, FL. We offer over 40 years of experience and expertise in the logistics and transportation industry. Today Grimes boasts five successful divisions, a growing fleet of trucks, multiple 3PL warehouses in Jacksonville, and employs more than 100 logistics professionals. Thanks to our leadership, the Grimes Companies continues to receive awards and grow as we serve our clients in the Southeastern United States, South America and the Caribbean. Learn more about our 3PL logistics services and leadership below.


The Grimes Companies: Locations & Contact Information

Warehousing, Packaging & Staffing Services

Jacksonville Warehouse, Packaging Company, Staffing Agency
The Grimes Companies (Corporate Headquarters)
Grimes Warehousing, Grimes Packaging, Metrix Staffing
600 N. Ellis Road
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Phone: 800-881-9505
Fax: 904-786-5506

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Transportation Services: Trucking & Brokerage

Georgia, Florida trucking and brokerage company

Grimes Trucking - Jacksonville, FL (Headquarters)
1108 Lane Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Phone: 866-439-1008
Fax: 904-783-2339

Grimes Supply Chain Services - Jacksonville, FL
1108 Lane Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Phone: 904-786-5711

Grimes Supply Chain Services - Atlanta, GA
1140 S. River Industrial Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30315
Phone: 904-786-5711

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Neil Porter, President of The Grimes Companies

Neil Porter, CEO President of Grimes Companies 3PL Logistics services

As President of The Grimes Companies, Neil Porter is responsible for all aspects of the company’s aggressive operations and service/satisfaction attitude. Porter joined the Grimes team in 2008, but has been active in the Jacksonville Logistics arena for over 37 years. He brings over 44 years of warehousing and logistics experience to the team, including extensive pick-pack operations and food-grade warehousing. Porter received a BS in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam. Porter has lived in Jacksonville since 1979 and now resides in the Orange Park area with his wife Sherrie. They have two grown and married children and five grandchildren.  


Ike Sherlock, Executive Vice President

Ike Sherlock, VP Grimes 3PL Logistics Jacksonville, FL

Ike Sherlock oversees the operations of the Sales and Marketing department and Grimes Supply Chain Services. Sherlock joined The Grimes Companies in 2006 and offers over 15 years of experience in transportation and logistics. Sherlock received his BBS from Troy University. Read Executive Speaker Bio

Bill Dorazio, Vice President of Sales

Bill Dorazio, Vice President of Sales

Bill Dorazio has served as Vice President of Sales for The Grimes Companies since March 2014. Dorazio is chiefly responsible for sales functions throughout the Southeast. Dorazio brings over 20 years of experience in Business Development and Marketing to The Grimes Companies and currently serves as President of the Transportation Club of Jacksonville (TCJAX).

Dusty Locke, Director of Operations

Dusty Locke Grimes third party provider logistics warehouses in Jacksonville, FL

Dusty Locke joined the Grimes Companies in 2014 and now serves as Director of Operations. In his position, Locke is responsible for warehousing, order fulfillment, customer service, and a full-service packaging operation. Locke has over 24 years of warehousing and logistics experience, including extensive distribution center management and food-grade warehousing.

James McMaster, Director of Transportation

James McMaster, Director of Transportation

James McMaster joined the Grimes Companies in 2012 and currently serves as Director of Transportation. McMaster carries over 35 years of experience in the transportation industry. McMaster joined Grimes as a dispatcher then shifted into the position of Transportation Manager operating the company assets. Outside of Grimes, McMaster is a committee member of Boy Scout Troop 549 and a legion member of the Moose lodge.

Ken Klicker, Director of Finance

Ken Klicker, Director of FInance

Ken Klicker joined The Grimes Companies in 2015 and currently serves as Director of Finance. Klicker has over 30 years of experience in finance and accounting. Klicker is a CPA and received a BS degree from Florida State University and an MBA from the University of North Florida. In 2016 Klicker was selected as one of the JBJ's Annual Ultimate CFOs for his outstanding work at The Grimes Companies.

Tommy Grimes, Founder

Tommy Grimes, Founder

Thomas L. Grimes founded Grimes Warehouse Company in 1972 and transitioned the company into what is now The Grimes Companies. Tommy is a native of Jacksonville and a former Air Force Commissioned Officer. He received his BA from Emory University and his MBA from Jacksonville University. Tommy has served as the president/member of the board of the International Warehouse and Logistics Association, Southeastern Warehouse Association, Florida Warehousemen’s Association, Rotary Club of Jacksonville and as Governor of Rotary District 6970.


The Grimes Companies are certified in the following areas:

International Maritime Dangerous Goods

International Air Transportation Association

Certified in Transportation & Logistics

Certified Logistics Professional

Certified in Supply Chain Management

Certified in Hazardous Materials

The Grimes Companies are proud to be associated with:

Transportation 3PL Logistics Services & Organizations in Jacksonville, FL


Warehouse & Warehousing Services in Jacksonville, FL


Food grade warehouse conveniently located in Jacksonville, FL near Jaxport & I-95.

Florida packaging companies, contract packaging, order fulfillment


Florida co-packing & contract packaging services in a food grade warehouse facility.

Dry Van Carrier, Trucking, Transportation, Shipping Services


Award-winning dry van trucking company with a terminal in Jacksonville, FL. We are your Southeast carrier.

LTL freight shipping, Freight brokers, brokerage Supply Chain Services


Freight brokerage service taking care of all of your National LTL, Reefer, Flatbed & Intermodal shipping.

Logistics & Warehouse Staffing Agency Services


Powering your supply chain with skilled warehouse employees trained and vetted by our staffing division.