Des Moines, IA, March 18, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- JHCI Holdings, Inc., parent of the Jacobson Companies, announced today that Peter Knapp has been named President of International Logistics Services. Mr. Knapp will come to Jacobson from APL Logistics, where he served as Vice President of Contract Logistics. He will be filling the newly created President of International Logistics Services role.
Brian Lutt, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Peter has a proven track record of strong leadership and building successful international businesses. We are extremely pleased to have Peter on board and are confident that the combination of his broad-based international logistics and end to end supply chain experience, together with Jacobson’s strong management team, will greatly enhance Jacobson’s leading position in the logistics industry.”
Mr. Knapp, as APL Logistics’ vice president, was responsible for the growth and expansion of the company’s global contract logistics portfolio. Based in Singapore, he was primarily focused on developing operations across Asia. Prior to that role, Mr. Knapp held a range of senior management positions including vice president of business development in Asia Pacific for DHL Exel Supply Chain.
“I look forward to leveraging the competencies of Jacobson, one of the leading 3PL service providers in the United States, to extend its reach in Asia, Latin America and Europe,” Mr. Knapp said. “Enabling international end to end solutions and creating value for our customers throughout their supply chains will be our forte.”
About Jacobson Companies
Founded in 1968, Jacobson Companies is a leading U.S. third-party logistics (“3PL”) company, providing value-added warehousing, packaging, contract manufacturing, staffing, contract logistics and associated freight management and transportation services. As of today, Jacobson has more than 35 million square feet of warehouse space in 35 major markets across the United States with approximately 6,700 employees. Jacobson maintains a website at http://www.jacobsonco.com.
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