SAN MATEO, Calif. – May 16, 2011
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that Leonard “Lenny” F. Berz has been named director of business development.
In his new position, Berz will be based in the Southern California area and will be responsible for sales and customer relationship development in the consumer, retail and industrial products sectors.
A transportation industry veteran with nearly 20 years of sales experience, Berz joins Menlo from Americold Logistics, where he most recently was director of sales. There, he specialized in transportation solutions and sales management for regional, super-regional and national accounts. Over the course of his career, Berz has advanced through positions of increasing responsibility and leadership in sales and business development with APL Logistics, YRC Logistics, YRC Worldwide and Golden Eagle Express. He began his career at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, where he spent six years in customer service and as the manager for intermodal operations. Berz holds a master’s degree from Baker University.
“With an established career in transportation industry sales, Lenny brings a depth of experience and unique market insight that provides a great complement to our team,” said Robert W. Bassett, vice president, sales and marketing for Menlo. “We’re pleased to add someone with his credentials and proven success and look forward to his contributions.”
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About Menlo Worldwide Logistics
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.4 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations in five continents, including North America. As a third-party logistics provider, San Mateo, Calif.-based Menlo Worldwide Logistics’ services range from dedicated contract logistics to warehouse and distribution management, transportation management, supply chain reengineering and other value-added services including packaging, kitting, order fulfillment and light assembly through a strategic network of multi-client and dedicated facilities. With more than 16 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and industry-leading technologies, Menlo Worldwide Logistics creates effective, integrated solutions for the transportation and distribution needs of leading businesses around the world.
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.0 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.