Brian Ehrig has re-joined consulting firm Kurt Salmon as a partner in retail and consumer products. Ehrig has over 16 years of experience in new operational strategies and product offerings.
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Becky Perlaky, executive vice-president for safety, security and compliance at Kenan Advantage Group has been named National Safety Director of the Year. American Trucking Associations top prioity is safety and honoring the people who go above and beyond to ensure that is an important goal of ATA.
Dallas based transportation company Transplace has expanded into North America and acquired third party logistics company Logistics Management Solutions. Transplace bought the company with the goal of growing in key areas such as the chemical industry.
Choice Logistics has announced that Robert Bacchi has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Since joining Choice in 2010 Bacchi has proven his business abilities and client offerings.
Former CFO and current director, Tim Yates has been named as new CEO of Monster. Yates has plans to redirect the company’s strategy in order to combat a falling quarterly revenue.
AMETEK has announced two promotions in its senior management team. Thomas C Marecic and Ronald J. Oscher have both been promoted to President of the Electronic Instruments Group in which they will oversee different divisons.
Parker Hannifin has announced that effective February 1,2015 Peter Popoff will retire after 36 years at Parker. Popoff is the current Vice President and President of Parker and has played a role in the establishment of Parker into the market.
Acelity announced November 10th that Thomas Casey will be the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Casey brings 30 years of experience for Acelity in financial accounting, reporting, planning and analysis.
Dachser Intelligent Logistics has opened a new warehouse in College Park,Georgia. Dachser started operations in College Park with the main goal of being the local hub for the Southeast due to increasing demands.
Choice Logistics, a leader in providing enterprise grade supply-chain solutions, announced that James Adams will take on the role of Chief Operating Office. Adams was previously Senior Vice President of Choice and has managed global sales and client services experience.
Clinigence has announced that Mark Hanna will take on the role as the new Vice President. Hanna has more than 20 years experience in healthcare technology and has industry experience with Clinigence who specializes in next generation clinical business intelligence technology.
Effective December 1, 2014 Rowan Companies will have a new Chief Finanical Officer. Stephen M. Butz will be taking over for Kevin Bartol, Butz has more than 10 years experience in commerical and investment banking.
Aspen Technology has moved from Burlington to Bedford,MA. This move was made in order to consolidate the 400 person office in Burlington and 100 person office in Nashua, New Hampshire, in addition they will add another 200 employees in Bedford.
Innotrac Corporation announced plans to hire 1,400 new employees for the holiday season in Columbus, Ohio. Innotrac provides order fulfillment technology for companies including Michael Kors, Groupon, J.Crew and many others. The facility in Groveport,Ohio plans to operate 24 hours per day during the holiday season.
Macy’s has decided to join the same-day shipping game as the holiday season approaches. Macy’s plans to expand to 25 cities by the end of the year.
Third-party logistics company, Trans Dynamics, was recently acquired by Savage, a supply chain solutions company. Savage will continue to offer excellent service, increase it’s capabilities, and add value for customers.
Tractor Supply Co., has announced that it is building a distribution center in Casa Grande, AZ that will bring 250 jobs to the region. The company broke ground on November 17, 2014 and the project is expected to take a year.
Emerson Process Management has announced that they have acquired Paine Electronics business from Paine Electronics, LLC. This will be beneficial for Emerson’s capabilities as part of the oil and gas industry.
On December 18, 2014, Richard A. O’Leary, the current Vice President and Controller of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., will assume the role of Interim Chief Financial Officer. Kevin Berryman, current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has chosen to depart IFF to pursue a senior leadership role outside the organization.
By this years end, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc will acquire the wholesale distribution and supply of The Grocers Supply Company Inc. This includes the Grocers Supply’s warehouse and distribution centers in the Rio Grande Valley area, Dallas, and Houston Texas. This acquisition includes 1,800 employees but will not affect any retail Grocers Supply operations.