Who’s on the move this week [April 30, 2013]

by MM&D staff

Daniel Roy is the new vice-president of information technology at Canada Cartage. He will be responsible for leading the strategic development of the Mississauga, Ontario-based transportation company’s IT projects.

UniCarriers Americas Corp, the forklift manufacturer recently formed through the merger of Nissan Forklift North America and TCM America, will soon have a new president. Peter Kruse will step down from the role on May 2. He will be succeeded by Akira Shiki, who currently holds the title officer and general manager of product merchadising at the Marengo, Illinois-based company.

Stephen Schueler, Maersk

Copenhagen, Denmark shipping company Maersk Line has hired Stephen Richard Schueler to be its chief commercial officer. He will begin his duties on May 27. Schueler will oversee the company’s 9,000 employees and will be responsible for improving the way Maersk products and services are sold. Lucas Vox, who is currently COO, departs on May 1.

Scott Guilmette has joined Phoenix, Arizona-based SP Express, a warehousing facility owner and operator, as executive vice-president of operations. He previously worked at Saddle Creek Logistics Services/ProLog Logistics.

Jim Steffel is the new vice-president of business development at Dallas, Texas-based Grocery Consolidated Transportation (a subsidiary of Shippers Warehouse Inc) that offers LTL consolidation, truckload, container drayage, and small parcel shipment services for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies.

Anthony Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, NC

The mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, Anthony Foxx, has been named by US president Barack Obama as his nominee for secretary of transportation to replace the outgoing Ray LaHood. Before Foxx can take over the role, he must face a confirmation hearing in front of US senators.

K B Pedersen, current executive vice-president of Post Nord will temporarily take over the duties of president and CEO beginning on May 15, after the departure of Lars Idermark . A search for a permanent successor is currently on at the Danish logistics and communications organization, which was formed by the merger of Post Danmark A/S and Posten AB.

Rogers, Minnesota-based Archway has a new chief operating officer. Dean Truitt was hired to take over responsibility for delivering the marketing logistics and fulfillment services company’s vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management and decision support services.

Bob Wilson, Intelligrated

Charlie Virden is the new vice-president of sales at Airclic, a Trevose, Pennsylvania-based supplier of cloud-based, mobile, logistics and supply chain operations software. He will be responsible for growing the market for the company’s software solutions.

Intelligrated has appointed Bob Wilson to the position of vice-president, international division. Wilson will be based in Mason, Ohio and will oversee international sales and operations for the Cincinnati, Ohio-based automated materials handling manufacturer. He will report directly to Intelligrated CEO Chris Cole. Steve Ackerman, who currently held the position, has retired.

Gregg Sayers, NASSTRAC

The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC), a Minneapolis, Minnesota-based organization whose focus is education, advocacy, and provider relations for transportation and supply chain professionals involved in all modes of transportation, has named Gregg Sayers to its executive committee. Sayers is director of supply chain and transportation at fashion retailer Stein Mart.

Josh England, CR England

Following the death of former CEO Wayne Cederholm earlier this month, Salt Lake City, Utah-based CR England Inc has undergone some management changes. Dean England, formerly company president is now co-chair. Chad England, formerly chief operating officer has become chief executive officer. Chief financial officer Josh England, has added the role of president to his title. CR England is a transportation company specializing in temperature-controlled carriers.