Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced that John Kelly has joined the company as president of its Canadian division, and will report to Transplace President and Chief Commercial Officer George Abernathy.
Kelly brings over two decades of innovative experience and results-driven business acumen to Transplace. He has held progressive senior roles over his career, with his most recent role being president for Wheels Canada, a non-asset third party logistics (3PL) provider.
“I am pleased to announce the addition of John Kelly to the Transplace leadership team. His background in Canadian transportation makes him an ideal fit for Transplace and our growth in Canada,” said Abernathy. “Under his direction, Transplace’s Canadian division will continue exceeding customer expectations by delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service.”
Kelly added, “Transplace has demonstrated strong growth and is committed to a continued focus on customer satisfaction and operational improvement. I look forward to driving advancement in these areas.”
In his role, Kelly will be responsible for profit and loss (P&L) across the Canadian business unit, as well as supply chain operations. He is focused on growth across the North American network for the company.
Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based 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 network planning and design, transportation procurement and 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 that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.