Inbound Logistics | January 2024


The Supply Chain in Brief



• South Carolina Ports awarded $253,000 to 116 South Carolina nonprots and community organizations as part of its Community Giving

Andrew Williams ( left ), current CEO of DHL Express Canada, takes on the role of new regional CEO for the Americas. Current Americas CEO Mike Parra will start a new role as the CEO for DHL Express Europe .

program for scal year 2024, marking the highest number of grants awarded since the program began in 2013. Awards were given in amounts of $7,500, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000. • The Trucking Cares Foundation , the trucking industry’s charitable arm, donated $20,000 to South Dallas Driving Academy, a nonprot that provides free driver education courses to low-income teens and young adults.

Angel Rodriguez joins ASF as president of ASF Air. He is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of global end-to-end supply chain experience.

Landstar System named Frank A. Lonegro as president and chief executive ofcer, effective February 2, 2024. James B. Gattoni, who currently serves as president and CEO, transitions to the role of special advisor to the CEO before his anticipated retirement in July 2024.

• Logistics Plus successfully completed a challenging shipping operation to support the reconstruction and development of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. The company was tasked with transporting thousands of tons of essential gas pipe into Ukraine amidst the ongoing war.

Wagner Logistics named Robert Fischer as senior vice president of business development to lead the 3PL’s growth strategy.

Penske Logistics appointed Jeff Jackson as the new president for the business group. Throughout his career, Jackson has held numerous operations management and leadership roles with Penske Logistics.


n Schneider National’ s battery electric vehicle (BEV) fleet has hit the milestone of hauling more than 1 million zero emission miles of customer freight.

Global cloud enterprise software company IFS has made two senior appointments. Max Roberts ( below , left ) joins the company as chief operating ofcer and Belinda Finch joins as chief information ofcer.

n Hellmann Worldwide Logistics entered into a partnership with shipzero, which specializes in measuring and reducing CO2 emissions in global freight transport. As part of the agreement, shipzero supports the entire data management process and determines the CO2 emissions for Hellmann's global road business.

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