Thursday, January 16, 2014

NASSTRAC Announces New Executive Director

Gail Rutkowski Named New NASSTRAC Executive Director

January 16, 2014 - Washington, DC - The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is proud to announce that Gail Rutkowski has been named Executive Director. Ms. Rutkowski will lead NASSTRAC in its goals of providing educational opportunities, advocacy, and networking events for the shipping industry.

NASSTRAC President Doug Easley said, "I am pleased to have Gail Rutkowski come into a new role at NASSTRAC as Executive Director. This job requires an in-depth industry knowledge, great contacts, and a passion for the work. These requirements are what led us to select Gail."

Gail Rutkowski is President of Wabash Worldwide Logistics and is a veteran of more than 25 years in the transportation industry. Ms. Rutkowski has previously served in roles in both the shipper and carrier sides of the industry, from private fleet management with Quaker Oats and Belden Wire and Cable, to truckload sales with C. H. Robinson, to transportation management with Thomas & Betts and Medline Industries.

"I am excited to begin my work in this new role for NASSTRAC," said Ms. Rutkowski "The work that NASSTRAC does for the industry in the fields of education, advocacy, and provider relations is invaluable. I look forward to working with the Executive Committee and our members to continue to provide these resources to the industry while finding new opportunities for the organization to grow."

The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) provides education, advocacy, and provider relations for professionals and companies involved in transportation and logistics. Founded in 1952, our members manage freight across all transportation modes including truckload, rail, ocean and air. For more information, visit