Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Cavalier Transportation Group Announcement

The Cavalier Transportation Group is pleased to announce that Rick Brooks has been appointed Vice-President Business Development. Operating out of Buffalo, New York, Mr. Brooks will be working closely with the company’s U.S marketing partners, managing select corporate accounts and developing new opportunities for Cavalier, including the continued growth of their domestic U.S. logistics business.
Rick Brooks recently held the position of Senior VP of Sales for a leading expedited carrier. Over his career, he has held senior management roles with USFreightways, CP Express and Intercity Truck Lines. Rick will be reporting directly to Brian Ledson, Executive Vice-President, Sales & Marketing for the Cavalier Transportation Group. Brian Ledson explains, “Our family has known Rick for a long period and in the past, Rick has worked closely with other members of our current senior executive. Having someone of Rick’s calibre join our team is a real asset to us. He is knowledgeable, professional and personable. With the steady growth of our business, south of the border, the timing of his appointment couldn’t be better.”
For over three decades the Cavalier Transportation Group has provided a vital link between Canada’s busiest traffic lane, Ontario-Quebec and Canada’s largest trading partner, the USA. Today this family owned and operated business provides a full
array of transportation, warehousing and logistics services and recently added domestic service within the USA to their roster. To find out more about Cavalier Transportation Group visit their website at www.cavalier.ca

MIQ Announcement

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 18, 2011 - MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce David Hanley has joined the company's Sales team as director Business Development. Hanley is based in Coppell, Texas, and is responsible for strategic account development and new business efforts.
"Dave brings a strong financial background, extensive experience in transportation, distribution and global supply chain initiatives, as well as the technologies that support them," says David Griffith, senior vice president-Logistics. "Few understand our industry as well as Dave Hanley, and this gives him the vision to find strategic solutions which integrate with an account's business objectives. We're delighted to have him on our team."
Prior to joining MIQ Logistics, Hanley was senior director of Business Development for the cargo security company, FreightWatch International. He has extensive experience in the high tech/consumer electronics industry and was CEO of Triangle Services prior to its acquisition by Ryder Integrated Logistics. Hanley has a BSBA in accounting from Ohio State University, is active in CSCMP, and is a member of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Workshop-Smart CM.
MIQ Logistics is a global logistics company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., and with offices in North America, Asia, Europe and South America. MIQ Logistics enables companies to improve their transportation network and overall supply chain efficiency by offering flexible logistics solutions supported by Web-native technology and global logistics management capabilities.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Penske Logistics Announcement

Penske Logistics Wins Warehousing and 3PL Supplier Award from Whirlpool Corp.

READING, Pa., Oct. 13, 2011 – For the second straight year, Penske Logistics was awarded with the 2010 Supplier of the Year Award for Warehousing and Third-Party Logistics services performed throughout North America, by Whirlpool Corporation.

Penske Logistics handles outbound distribution for all Whirlpool products in North America.  Penske also performs a variety of warehousing, sequencing, and inbound and outbound transportation management services across Whirlpool product lines in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.

Penske Logistics earned this award by collaborating with Whirlpool to help drive cost efficiencies, boosting labor productivity, improving inventory accuracy and enhancing freight handling methods to reduce damaged goods.

“We’re pleased to have earned this prestigious honor for a second straight year and we sincerely thank Whirlpool for this recognition and for its close collaboration,” stated Marc Althen, Penske Logistics President.  “Achieving this award would not have been possible without our associates. We congratulate them for their outstanding commitment to customer service and operational excellence.”

About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing.  With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to major industrial and consumer companies throughout the world.  Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management.  To learn more visit www.PenskeLogistics.com and our “Move Ahead” blog.