Research Triangle Park, NC, August 17, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions (http://www.longistics.com), has announced that Pat Long, vice chairman, has been appointed to serve on the N.C. Department of Transportation Logistics Maritime Task Force Advisory Team. Long joins an Advisory Team consisting of state officials and other industry thought leaders representing ocean shipping, trucking, rail, manufacturing and more.
The Advisory Team is part of a study conducted by NCDOT, AECOM and URS that aims to improve the commercial maritime position of North Carolina. Long will serve on the team for the duration of the study and will provide input on the study’s work and help to direct specific industry and constituency outreach.
“I am honored to join the Advisory Team and contribute to North Carolina’s success in maritime logistics,” said Long. “As a businesswoman and stakeholder in our state’s future trade and logistics endeavors, I appreciate the opportunity and responsibility to better position North Carolina to achieve economic prosperity.”
Located in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Longistics is a full-service provider of global logistics solutions that specializes in cold-chain logistical support and problem solving services for a broad range of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of high value, high security products. A leading provider of third-party logistics, Longistics has a worldwide reach and growing presence in China, and other emerging markets around the world. Longistics provides transportation, warehousing and Foreign Trade Zone management operations at FTZ 214, located in the Global TransPark, and FTZ 93, located adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Capabilities include: supply chain studies, vendor managed inventories, transportation, technology, infrastructure, FTZ zone operations, domestic warehousing services, order fulfillment, kitting and sub-assembly, and value-added programs. For more information, visit http://www.longistics.com.
MMI Public Relations