Steve O’Kane, president of A. Duie Pyle, will retire in January 2014. O’Kane’s retirement has been in the planning and execution for the last five years.

O’Kane came to Pyle after spending 20 years at New Penn Motor Express, where he served as president his last four years with the company. O’Kane left New Penn to join Pyle in 2006, where he’s served as president for the last eight years.

Peter Latta, Pyle’s chairman & CEO, has promoted Randy Swart to COO and head of Pyle’s LTL Solutions Group. Keary Mueller will continue to serve as COO and head of Pyle’s Customized Solutions Group, which includes Truckload Solutions, Brokerage Solutions, Custom Dedicated Solutions and Warehouse & Distribution Solutions. Keary Mueller and Randy Swart will report to Peter Latta.