MANKO News Alerts

    February 25, 2015

    MANKO Delivery Systems Inc. – One Year Later!

    MANKO Delivery Systems Inc. – One Year Later!

    It is our pleasure to confirm the success of the first year of MANKO Delivery Systems, Inc. under the ownership and direction of Dave Armitage – CEO / President and Bryan Bilchik – COO / SVP.

    Acquiring the business in January of 2014 and working diligently on establishing a solid foundation for service in our marketplace, it has been a year of opportunity and development. We have assembled an excellent team of dedicated Management, Operations and Driver personnel. This team consistently exceeds the service standards set forth by the various customers’ requirements and is a critical element in our confidence for the future of MANKO.

    February 25, 2015 marks the anniversary of our expansion to the southwest Florida marketplace when we opened a dedicated facility for service. This facility (5,865 sq ft) with dock high and ramp grade access, allows for direct line haul connection from our Tampa facility (46,400 sq ft) and distribution to the markets throughout southwest Florida. Jeremy Garbin, RSW Station Manager, has been with us from our initial market planning through to today and leads the team in Fort Myers in providing excellent service to MANKO customers. The additional facility supports our geographic coverage goals of providing direct service from Hernando County (Brooksville, FL) on the north, Collier County (Marco) to the south, Polk County (Lakeland) to the east and the Gulf Coast to the west!

    We will continue to build on the foundation established in warehouse, cross dock, line haul, white glove, two man, lift-gate and courier services. We are looking to add the customers, equipment and facilities necessary to provide excellence in service throughout Florida!

    January 10, 2014


    January 10th, 2014: David Armitage and Bryan Bilchik are extremely pleased to announce the completion of their purchase of Manko Delivery Systems, Inc from it’s founder – John Benko. With an excellent base of customers, dedicated team members and a vision for expansion; David Armitage as President/CEO and Bryan Bilchik as VP/COO are extremely excited about the business potential and future success. With facilities servicing the Tampa and Fort Myers markets Manko is positioned to provide service throughout Central and Southwest Florida.

History & Philosophy

MANKO DELIVERY SYSTEMS INC. (MANKO) was founded in Tampa, FL in 1999.

The MANKO mission was to build an organization founded on honesty, integrity and trust.

MANKO began its journey working with three airlines at the Tampa International Airport delivering mishandled luggage. Over the years MANKO has expanded its business and today handles hundreds of daily deliveries for its Airline; Air Freight; Ground Freight; and Same Day Delivery customers, always placing an emphasis on the only thing MANKO has to sell “Superior Service”.

MANKO is comprised of a team of individuals who thrive and excel in embracing challenges to make a difference. John built the company with a culture that offers its team the opportunity to realize their full potential and achieve balance in their lives. This commitment to his team has nurtured a professional and dedicated staff that carries the professionalism and service standards to new levels with every challenge.

Mission Statement

MANKO is committed to providing the best logistical services with an eye on select markets in the Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. MANKO fosters an environment where trust, respect and teamwork are our core values. Superior service will always be at the heart and in the minds of any of our associates.

MANKO’S dedication to their customer’s time sensitive needs is reflected in the Vision, Mission and Values:

  • Provide the finest delivery and courier services, with specialization in select markets in the Tampa Bay and surrounding areas.
  • Foster an environment where trust, respect, and teamwork comprise our core values.
  • Deliver on time, every time, accomplished by a team of professionals.

As a family-owned company, MANKO emphasizes compassionate dedication to its team members and Independent Contractors. In return, team members embrace the core values outlined by the leadership team

  • Honesty/Integrity
  • Customer Service
  • Respect
  • Financial Security and Profit Success
  • Humor
  • Professional Development
  • Teamwork

Please call our toll free number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. Dial 866-626-5622 for all of your Time-Critical delivery solutions.