Wheels Announces Changes to Executive Team
TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Wheels Group Inc. ("Wheels" or the "Company") (TSXV: WGI), a leading North American non-asset third party logistics (3PL) provider, today announced changes to its Executive Team.
Walt Whitt will assume a new role within Wheels' corporate mergers and acquisitions group. As part of the Executive Team, Mr. Whitt will support strategic initiatives to expand Wheels' service capabilities, as well as stay closely involved with key accounts and agent development to ensure continued success.
With Mr. Whitt's transition to this new role, Tim Boyce will assume the role of President of Wheels Clipper, while continuing to serve as Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. With over 20 years in the transportation industry having held senior roles at CP, Canpar Transport, TST (TNT) and Overland, Mr. Boyce brings a depth of experience to his expanded role.
Founded in 1988, Wheels is a leading North American 3PL, supply chain logistics provider. As a non-asset provider, the Company develops advanced supply chain solutions delivered through its qualified partner network of over 6,000 truck, rail, air and ocean carriers. Wheels serves consumer goods, food and beverage, manufacturing and retail clients through 26 offices throughout the US and Canada. Wheels has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies since 1997, Platinum since 2003. Wheels has been named one of North America's Top 100 Third-Party Logistics ("3PL") Companies, one of the Top 100 Food 3PL's and one of the Top Five IMC's (intermodal marketing companies).
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Patrick J Marshall
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Wheels Group Inc.
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