Brentwood, TN, April 19, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) recently added Al Benki as Senior Vice President, International Services. In this newly created role, Benki will focus on the company's Latin American trade and will work in conjunction with OH Logistics' Barthco International division.
Prior to joining OH Logistics, Benki served as SVP, Global Sea Freight for Exel where he managed regional product leaders and carrier relationships within the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Benki also was VP, Global Transportation Services for UPS Supply Chain Solutions, which acquired Fritz Companies in 2001. During his tenure at Fritz/UPS SCS, Benki managed both the Asian and Latin American regions before his involvement in the integrations of Fritz Companies and Menlo into UPS Supply Chain Solutions. Benki also served in various capacities including President, North America, OOCL (USA) Inc., a leading global ocean carrier.
“We are delighted to have Al on the team,” commented Mick Fountain, President and CEO, Barthco International, OH Logistics' international services group. “Expanding and enhancing our international services is one of our top corporate priorities and is of the utmost importance to executing our growth strategy. Al has a wealth of knowledge and proven experience that will help us meet our growth aspirations.”
“OH Logistics is an extremely interesting and dynamic company,” said Benki. “The rapid growth is underpinned with a wonderful culture and superb people. I look forward to developing our processes and presence in Latin America and elsewhere.”
Benki has a B. S. degree in Industrial Administration and Spanish from Iowa State University. He has worked in the US and abroad during his extensive supply chain management career.
About OH Logistics (www.ohlogistics.com)
Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the largest privately held 3PLs in the US, providing supply chain management solutions including international and domestic transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding and import and export consulting services. The company offers fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, network optimization, cross docking and pool distribution. OH Logistics operates over 100 value added distribution centers and offers complete transportation management services domestically and internationally. OH Logistics serves the food service consolidation; industrial; electronic and high tech; health and beauty; consumer products and many other industries and employs 4,000.
OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at www.ohlogistics.com.