C.R. England has appointed Mitch England vice president of driver relations and also promoted Lisa Callister to vice president of human resources. England previously served as vice president of human resources. His new position is a newly-created position within the carrier focused on attracting and retaining quality drivers.
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Miller’s customers represent a broad cross-section of industries in the state, which are presently being served from 17 locations. According to William “Bill” Bieberbach, President and CEO of Miller Bearings, “Miller has been in business for 67 years, employing more than 130 people. We are very excited to become part of Motion Industries and the opportunities for growth that will be available to our talented team.”
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (CNW), today announced the grand opening of its newest, state-of-the art service center in Joliet, Illinois. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily commercial freight pickup and delivery services throughout the greater Joliet region, connecting local businesses with their customers throughout the Chicagoland area, Illinois and North America.
KLLM Transport Services, a Jackson MS-based temperature-controlled truckload carrier, received the 2014 Co-Carrier of the Year Award from Kraft Foods Group Inc at the group’s annual Carrier Conference held in Rosemont IL recently.
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) named the Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with PACCAR MX-13 Engine as the 2015 Truck of the Year. The award was announced at the ATD Convention & Expo in San Francisco CA. Other finalists included the International WorkStar 7600 and the Peterbilt Model 567.
Logistics One, a warehousing and transportation company, was named the New York State American Legion’s 2015 Employer of the Year last week at its annual convention in Buffalo. Since starting its veteran hiring program in 2011, Logistics One has hired 44 veterans, 22 percent of its workforce. The distribution-systems provider offers warehousing, transportation and brokerage services.
Lands’ End Inc. announced the appointment of Scott Hyatt, previously of J. Crew Group, as executive vice president and chief supply chain officer and Joseph Boitano, from Saks Fifth Avenue, as executive vice president and chief merchandising and design officer.
HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital has hired Ted Albers as the hospital’s new Supply Chain Manager. He began his service with St. Anthony’s on May 11. In this role, Albers manages and coordinates inventory management, including acquisition and delivery of materials, supplies, and equipment, and assist in oversight and leadership of the Materials and Laundry departments.
C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers (3PL), announced its win of a prestigious award at the 2015 Asia Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS). C.H. Robinson was nominated in two categories, Best 3PL and Best Green Logistics Operator. At the final gala ball in Hong Kong on the 24th of June, the company was awarded Best Green Logistics Operator.
England Logistics, a non-asset based third-party logistics company specialized in transportation logistics services, is pleased to announce the addition of Justin Olsen as the new Vice President of Legal and Risk supporting the legal needs of the England Logistics Headquarters, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Olsen comes to England Logistics with over 20 years of experience practicing primarily transportation law, construction law, commercial litigation and business organizations and transactions.
Stephen Wilson has been selected as president and CEO of Priority Logistics, replacing Tim Nolen, who has been named chairman of the board of directors. Wilson, an equity partner in the company, also was elected to the board, a statement from the company said. Previously, he managed logistics for JF Hillebrand. Wilson’s two decades of transport industry experience include work at intermodal marketing company Alliance Shippers and CSX.
Allegro Development Corporation, a leading provider of commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) software, announced today the appointment of Rod Fomby as Senior Vice President of Global Services. Fomby comes to Allegro from EnFORM Technology/SunGard Consulting Services, where he was Managing Partner in charge of the North American Financial Services practice overseeing consulting and system integration projects for multiple clients. EnFORM was a leader in ETRM consulting services prior to its acquisition by SunGard.
Zenoss Inc., the leading provider of unified monitoring and analytics solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure and applications, today announced it has named Marcus MacNeill as Vice President of Product Management, Derek Brown as Vice President of EMEA and Ron Brien as Vice President of Global Marketing.
Business software provider Enterworks plans to jump-start its partner program by hiring Kumar Jandayala as its new vice president of solutions and partner management. Jandayala previously served as director of global solution management and architecture with Hybris and SAP’s customer engagement and commerce group. He brings experience in data and commerce platforms, product and service management, and enterprise architecture.
According to William “Bill” Bieberbach, President and CEO of Miller Bearings, “Miller has been in business for 67 years, employing more than 130 people. We are very excited to become part of Motion Industries and the opportunities for growth that will be available to our talented team.”
Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, is proud to announce that it was recognized as the 2014 Employer of the Year by DevelopErie in its non-manufacturing category. The award, which was presented on Thursday, January 22nd at DevelopErie’s annual awards dinner at Erie’s Bayfront Convention Center, confirms Logistics Plus as a leading employer of choice in northwestern Pennsylvania and within the highly competitive transportation and logistics industry.
ATLANTA—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Stibo Systems, the global leader in multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, today announced that its customer, Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC) was named an honoree of this year’s CIO 100 Award. The IDG CIO magazine award honors 100 companies that demonstrate excellence in information technology (IT). CIO 100 Award recipients are selected by a team of judges who review companies’ innovative IT and business initiatives to discover those that have unique approaches with substantial results. Their process culminates with a final vote by the CIO editors.
In a bizarre, though perhaps apt, twist of fate, both Thomas Jefferson (left) and John Adams (right) died on July 4, 1826. “The publication of the Declaration of Independence may have accidentally made the Fourth of July the official day of independence for America, but the deaths of two of its founders cemented its creation of the date’s designation,” wrote the FW’s Danny Gallagher in a post commemorating Independence Day last year.