Spartan Logistics was founded in 1988 in Columbus, Ohio as a warehouse and distribution provider to service the growing industrial base and logistically take advantage of Ohio’s centralized location. Spartan Logistics operates industrial real estate as a contract third-party logistics company combined with asset-based freight services. Spartan serves over 100 supply chain customers at 18 locations totaling over three million square feet in five states.Spartan Logistics' sales focus has been the handling of food-grade materials, glass, paper and fragile/high-value products.

What Differentiates Spartan

Spartan Logistics is the best 3PL choice because we are:

  • Asset based
  • Real estate focused
  • Flexible enough to deliver customer-focused solutions
  • Focused on the Core Values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity and Respect

Company Management

These are the individuals who anchor the diversity of thought and action that has allowed Spartan Logistics to be an industry leader for over 30 years.  



Ed Harmon, Company Founder

  • Board of Directors Chairman
  • Chief Executive Officer of NAI Harmon Group in Toledo, OH
  • Expertise in leadership, sales, and trucking


Steve Harmon, President & Co-Owner

  • CPA and former manager at a major consulting firm
  • Graduate of American University in Washington, D.C.
  • Active in the company since inception and has worked in designing logistics systems, consulting, procedures, and inventory control systems
  • Served as company CFO for 15 years and was promoted to Managing Director in 2010
  • Serves as company treasurer and member of Board of Directors
  • Chief Financial Officer at the NAI Harmon Group of Toledo, OH
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Josh Ledford, Executive Vice President

  • Certified Warehouse Logistics Professional (CWLP)
  • Extensive experience in working with customers to solve logistics problems and achieve cost savings
  • Active in the company and industry for over 16 years
  • Oversees the operational strategic plan and guidelines for Spartan business units
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Chuck Harrison, Director of Continuous Improvement

  • Graduate of Owens Community College
  • United States Navy- Machinist Mate
  • Over eight years of logistics experience
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Craig Recker, Director of Region Operations

  • Graduate of The University of Toledo
  • Fifteen years of logistics experience
  • Manager of sales, service and customer satisfaction
  • Training, consultation, and compliance
  • Customer Relationship Management
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Jim Steinwand, Director of Region Operations

  • Thirty years of logistics experience
  • Over ten years of food-grade and agricultural warehousing experience
  • Manager of sales, service and customer satisfaction
  • Training, consultation, and compliance
  • Customer Relationship Management

Nick Harmon, Sales Representative

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a focus on Finance and Marketing from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
  • Responsible for forming and implementing long-term sales goals and sales strategy to add facilities to the long-term growth plan.
  • Promotes the Spartan Logistics line of 3PL services, core values, and integrate the business into new customer segments
  • Works with the operations and real estate teams to provide asset-based solutions to meet the changing needs of the industry.
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Sam Coil, Controller

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Accounting Specialization
  • Graduate of The Ohio State University
  • Working toward certification as a Qualified Warehouse Logistics Professional (QWLP) through IWLA
  • Manages company accounting operations

Mike Garverick, Director of Safety and Maintenance

  • Graduate of Northwest Ohio-Business and Mechanical
  • Over ten years of experience in Safety and DOT regulations
  • Established ground-up Safety programs
  • Provides company Safety and DOT compliance
  • Manages company Maintenance Department