Memphis, TN, July 13, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Ross Burnett has been named border operations manager by Mallory Alexander International Logistics (www.mallorygroup.com). In addition to managing Mexico-U.S. operations, Burnett also has sales and business development responsibilities from his Laredo, Texas offices.
Burnett has more than 20 years' experience in international supply chain management. During 16 years with Yellow Transportation he was awarded progressively greater management roles, including leadership to develop ten terminals in Mexico. He has also worked for BAX Global and EGL.
“Ross is an expert in Mexico-U.S. operations and business development, so we are delighted to have him join us at this key location,” says Tinamarie Sauter, COO of Mallory Alexander. “Laredo is the only Mexico-U.S. border city strategically positioned at the convergence of all land transportation systems.”
Mexico's principal highway and railroad leading from Central America through Mexico City, Saltillo and Monterrey--the industrial heart of Mexico--converge at Laredo to meet two major U.S. railways, Interstate 35 and other major roads which fan out to various urban centers within the U.S. and Canada.
Mallory Alexander operations at Laredo include:
- Six distribution facilities to handle customer's cargo
- Rail transloading at its primary facility
- 3 licensed U.S. Customs House Brokers
- In-house Mexican Customs Broker
- In-house Transfer Company with a 26 tractor fleet
Burnett has a Master of Arts degree from Webster University (2001) and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina (1981). He is fluent in Spanish and English, and is also conversant in German. He has three children, ages 22, 14 and 12.
About Mallory Alexander International Logistics
Mallory Alexander International Logistics (www.mallorygroup.com) is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider. As a specialist in global logistics and supply chain services, Mallory Alexander acts as a single source for all logistics and supply chain needs. Specifically, Mallory Alexander provides public and contract warehousing, freight forwarding (international, domestic, air and ocean), custom brokerage, import/export services, intermodal trucking and transportation, logistics services and consulting.
Mallory Alexander is a fourth-generation company, with 19 offices and 32 worldwide warehouse operations and distribution centers. The company has more than 500 employees. Previously, Mallory Alexander was known as Alexander International and Mallory Distribution Centers, which operated as separate subsidiaries of The Mallory Group.