The third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able Inc. has announced Michael J. Gardner is its new president and CEO, effective earlier this week.
Gardner replaces Pete Westermann, who the company credited with playing a key role in its recent growth and nationwide expansion.
“We thank Pete for his countless contributions and establishing the infrastructure for our evolution as a business and our continued success,” said Stephen H. Fraser, chairman of the Pennsylvania-based Kane Is Able.
Prior to joining the company Gardner was chief development officer for Exel Logistics, where he oversaw strategy, mergers and acquisitions, sales, marketing, integrated logistics design, solutions, sustainability and innovation, according to Kane Is Able. He has more than 30 years of industry experience with Distribution Centers Inc., GATX Logistics, and APL Logistics.
“Mike’s extensive background in the industry has been marked by outstanding performance and he has brought energy, insight and success to the companies and customers he has served throughout his career,” said Fraser. “He’s the right person to harness to power of the Kane team to deliver on our promise of dependable people, exceptional logistics.