Longistics Names Jeff Tankersley Director of Trucking Operations

Global Logistics Solutions Provider Hires Former Diligent Delivery Systems Regional General Manager

Memphis, TN, March 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions (http://www.longistics.com), has announced that Jeff Tankersley has been named director of trucking operations for the company. Working from the company’s trucking operation hub in Memphis, Tankersley will oversee the daily operation of the motor transportation fleet to consistently attain the highest level of safety, security and customer service, as well as work directly with clients to determine needs, develop contracts and monitor customer satisfaction. He will partner with operation managers and coordinators to ensure that deliveries are made promptly and securely, and that company policies and procedures for security and safety are being communicated effectively.

Tankersley has more than 10 years in the logistics and trucking industries. He previously served as regional general manager for Diligent Delivery Systems in Memphis. He earned a Masters Certification in Lean/Six Sigma from Villanova University in Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in operations management from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in business leadership from Belhaven University in Jackson, Miss.

“As director of our trucking operations, Jeff will handle developing and implementing strategic plans to address customer requirements,” said Andy Marchiano, Longistics president. “His past experience makes him extremely well-suited and qualified for the position, and I have high expectations for his abilities to serve as a valuable asset to our company.”

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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, as well as a transportation hub based in Memphis, Tenn. 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.

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