meet the r&s team
Owner and Founder
David Schmid is the founder of R&S Logistics. He began building the R&S team in 2001. A University of Tennessee graduate in business, Schmid has been a part of the East Tennessee community all of his life.
Schmid owns and operates warehouses in the metro Knoxville area. Besides his business interests, David is making an impact in Romania and Uganda. Through mission programs, he invests his life to support orphan care/children at risk. He is also very active in business development in these countries.
David and his wife stay busy raising six children.
Chief Operations Officer
Joe Michalik has served as the Chief Executive Officer at R&S Logistics since 2011. Joe is an economics graduate from The University of Tennessee and also minored in Business Administration. Joe brought with him a background in construction, crane, and trucking. Also, experience in the property management industries and extensive experience in building long-term relationships with clients.
He is also an active member of the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
Joe, his wife, and four children live in Knoxville.
R&S is committed to providing our clients with quality logistical solutions and to do this in a spirit of integrity, honor and excellence.