Transplace Continues Industry Specialization with Oil & Gas Expansion
Experienced Logistics Leader Alaster Love Joins Transplace to Advance Oil and Gas Sector Growth
July 10, 2014 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Alaster Love as vice president, oil and gas. Love supplements a strong leadership team and supports the company’s continued investment in acquiring top talent to drive business growth.
With extensive experience in the oil and gas supply chain, Love brings to Transplace substantial industry-specific knowledge in market strategy, commercial operations, solution design and sales, and is an expert in onshore and offshore oil and gas operation in the United States. Previously, Love was director of sales and development, oil and gas, projects, and marine logistics for North America for Kuehne + Nagel. He has also served as Mexico over the road sales director and global sales executive at Expeditors International of Washington, as well as southern border trucking manager at DHL Global Forwarding.
“Alaster brings deep industry experience and knowledge, which will help Transplace advance its development in the oil and gas sector as the North American market continues to grow,” said Frank McGuigan, president of transportation management, Transplace. “We are pleased to have Alaster on board to help drive Transplace’s continued investment in the oil and gas vertical and deliver comprehensive logistics services and technology to a greater number of customers.”
“I am honored and excited to join an industry leading company such as Transplace. With its already strong presence throughout North America and robust capabilities that deliver both financial and service value to its customers, Transplace is poised for continued innovation and growth in the oil and gas marketplace,” said Love. “Because of the company’s deep experience and broad customer base, we can provide strong core knowledge of the modal and regulatory complexities found in the oil and gas industry, along with an IT platform configured specifically for customer needs. I look forward to further growing Transplace’s position in the oil and gas industry and expanding to more customers where we can impact customer service levels and the bottom line.”
Transplace is a North American non-asset based logistics services provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain strategy consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base ranging from mid-market shippers to Fortune 500 companies.
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