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Transplace Hires David Marsh as Chief Operating Officer of Celtic Intermodal

April 29, 2019

Logistics Company Selects Transportation Industry Veteran to Oversee Daily Operations of Company’s Intermodal Business Unit


April 29, 2019 (Dallas, TX) Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the appointment of David Marsh as chief operating officer of Celtic Intermodal, the company’s intermodal business unit. Marsh will help oversee Celtic’s daily customer service, operations and design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures to cultivate customer relationships and drive sustainable growth. He will report directly to Celtic Intermodal President Doug Punzel.

“David has extensive experience leading sales, operations and supply chain management organizations and has a successful track record of supporting company growth, creating customer-focused solutions and improving customer satisfaction,” said Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace. “He joins an outstanding team and his experience and leadership will help strengthen our intermodal business.”

David comes to Transplace from Hub Group, where he held multiple leadership positions, including chief supply chain officer, chief marketing officer and president of Hub Group Ohio and Hub Group Detroit. Most recently, he served as the company’s chief highway solutions officer and executive vice president, where he managed all financial aspects of the $480 million brokerage division, including profit and loss (P&L), budget and forecasting.

“I am excited to join a company with such a strong intermodal business and commitment to utilizing this efficient, cost-effective transportation mode to deliver meaningful results to its customers,” said Marsh. “I look forward to helping Transplace grow this area of its business and deliver exceptional intermodal services to its customers.”

Punzel added, “In today’s challenging transportation market, with fluctuating capacity and rates, more and more shippers are looking to integrate intermodal into their transportation operations. Adding David to the leadership team will better position us to provide flexible, reliable and secure intermodal transportation solutions to our growing customer base.”

Connect with a Transplace expert to learn more about our intermodal services and logistics technology: transplace.com/transplace-contact/.

About Transplace

Transplace is the leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, helping manufacturers, retailers and distributors optimize supply chain operations and increase financial performance. Offering a complete suite of transportation management, strategic capacity, and cross-border & global trade services, Transplace’s customizable logistics solutions and best-in-class technology gives businesses greater control of their transportation operations and enhanced visibility of shipments and overall supply chain performance. With deep expertise in key vertical markets, including consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, retail and chemicals, Transplace works to strategically design and manage customer networks in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. As North America’s largest transportation management provider, Transplace leverages its entire network to solve large-scale, complex supply chain problems for its customers. From small-to-medium businesses to global brands, Transplace delivers the optimal blend of actionable business intelligence and operational excellence you need to manage your supply chain with certainty. Learn more at www.transplace.com.

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