November 9, 2015 - Industry News
XPO Logistics has appointed Tony Brooks as president of its less-than-truckload business, effective Nov. 11.
Tags: Leadership, LTL, People, Con-Way, XPO Logistics
Expedited services provider V3 Transportation is gaining former Panther II Transportation CEO Craig Amato as a senior advisor and investor, the company has announced.
Tags: Leadership, People, Shippers, Panther, Small Fleets, Investors
October 20, 2015 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Pat Thomas as the federation’s 71st chairman, the association announced. Thomas is the Sr. VP of state government affairs for UPS.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, People
October 12, 2015 - Industry News
Maverick president and chief operating officer, Stephen Selig has announced his retirement and the company has named executive vice president and chief financial officer, John Culp, his successor.
Tags: Retirement, Leadership, People, Maverick Transportation
The former head of the defunct carrier Arrow Trucking, James Douglas Pielsticker, has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison for tax evasion and fraud.
Tags: Taxes, Leadership, Arrow Trucking, Crime & Fraud, People
October 2, 2015 - Industry News
C.R England has announced the hiring of industry veteran Kirk Freimuth as president of the company’s dedicated division.
Tags: Leadership, C.R. England, People, Truckload
September 18, 2015 - Industry News
Mark Rourke has been named the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. He has been with Scneider since 1987.
Tags: Leadership, People, Schneider
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is welcoming back Laura O’Neill-Kaumo to its Washington D.C. office as director of government affairs and counsel.
Tags: OOIDA, People, Owner-Operators
Werner Enterprises announced it will groom President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers for an even larger role in the company, setting the stage for a non-family member to potentially take the helm for the first time since it was founded by C.L. Werner in 1956.
Tags: Werner Enterprises, People, Leadership
August 28, 2015 - Industry News
Truckload Carriers Association president Brad Bentley resigned from his position, citing family obligations, the association announced.
Tags: Leadership, People, TCA
August 26, 2015 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has named Tom Welch as its dealer liaison, a newly created position responsible for dealer network growth, improvement and support activities.
Tags: Leadership, Dealers, People, East Manufacturing
August 24, 2015 - Industry News
Navistar Financial Corporation president Bill McMenamin will add responsibilities as senior vice president and treasurer of the company, replacing Jim Moran in those roles.
Tags: Leadership, People, Navistar Financial Corporation
August 12, 2015 - Industry News
C.L. Werner was elected chairman of the carrier he founded, Werner Enterprises, after Gary Werner stepped down.
Tags: Leadership, Werner Enterprises, People
August 10, 2015 - Industry News
Mark Yeager resigned his position as president and chief operating officer of Hub Group effective August 8.
Tags: Leadership, Intermodal, People, Hub Group
Daimler has appointed Steven Goodale as vice president of Daimler Truck Financial. Prior to the appointment, Goodale was the managing director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Australia and New Zealand.
Tags: Leadership, People, Daimler Truck Financial
August 6, 2015 - Industry News
Former Southwest Airlines chief financial officer Laura H. Wright has been elected to Daseke’s board of directors.
Tags: Leadership, People, Southwest Airlines, Daseke Inc.
July 29, 2015 - Industry News
CRST founder Herald “Smitty” Smith Jr. passed away on July 27 at his home in Door County, Wis., at the age of 91.
Tags: Obituary, People, CRST
July 21, 2015 - Industry News
Great Dane announced several leadership appointments to its management team affecting sales, marketing and customer experience.
Tags: Leadership, People, Great Dane
July 9, 2015 - Industry News
John M. Simone has resigned from his position as chief executive officer and director to focus on treatment and recovery from lung cancer.
Tags: Leadership, People, USA Truck
July 2, 2015 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations promoted Boyd Stephenson to vice president of supply chain security and operations.
Tags: Security, ATA, Leadership, People, Supply Chain Management, Associations
June 24, 2015 - Industry News
Con-way Inc. has announced that Hank M. Bartos will act as the interim president of Con-way Truckload while the company seeks a permanent top executive.
Tags: Leadership, People, Con-Way, Con-way Truckload
June 19, 2015 - Industry News
Doonan Specialized Trailer announced that Michael Hinton has joined the company as the manager of marketing and inside sales.
Tags: Trailers, People, Marketing, Doonan
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
Cargomatic announced that Sean Whiteley has joined the company as its chief operating officer charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for the company.
Tags: Information Technology, People, Shippers, Load Board, Logistics
June 17, 2015 - Industry News
Con-way Inc., announced that Joseph M. Dagnese has been named president of its less-than-truckload subsidiary Con-way Freight.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Leadership, People, Con-way Truckload, Con-way Inc.
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
Full Circle TMS announced that Sylectus founder Stuart Sutton will lead the transportation management software company as president and CEO.
Tags: Information Technology, Leadership, Sylectus, People, TMS
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