PITTSBURGH, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, the leader in delivering product lifecycle logistics sm solutions, has named Thomas Nightingale president of GENCO's Transportation Logistics, effective August 26, 2013. In this role, Nightingale will be responsible for growing revenue and expanding GENCO's position as a leading provider of transportation solutions. Today, GENCO manages more than $1.5 billion in freight annually, providing transportation management, consulting, and procurement services. GENCO also provides freight brokerage and inbound logistics management, along with parcel management.
"With our continued focus on growing our transportation management capabilities and increasing revenue, we are pleased to bring an experienced and highly respected professional into this important leadership role," said Todd Peters, president and CEO of GENCO. "Tom has the right mix of broad-based transportation and logistics industry experience, combined with commercial acumen, to lead GENCO's Transportation Logistics team and to build upon our market position."
Nightingale joins GENCO with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the transportation and logistics industry and a proven track record of growing revenue and increasing market share. He most recently served as president of Sales and Marketing for ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLNK), a $900 million global supply chain management company, where he was instrumental in growing the company's revenue and sales pipeline. Prior to that, Nightingale served as chief marketing officer for Con-way, Inc. and vice president, Corporate Marketing for Schneider National, Inc. He also has held leadership positions with Clareon, CSX and United Parcel Service.
Tom has a master's degree in business administration from Syracuse University and a bachelor's degree in marketing and management from Siena College.Learn more about GENCO Transportation Logistics at http://www.genco.com/transportation/transportation-logistics.php. About GENCOGENCO is the recognized leader in product lifecycle and reverse logistics solutions designed to maximize value and reduce costs. GENCO operates 140 value-added warehouse locations comprising 35 million square feet and manages $1.5 billion in freight annually throughout North America. GENCO's diverse range of customers includes many Fortune 500 companies in the technology, consumer & industrial, retail and healthcare markets and the federal government. GENCO's complete range of product lifecycle services include inbound logistics; warehousing & distribution; fulfillment; contract packaging; transportation management; systems integration; returns processing & disposition; test, repair, refurbishment; product liquidation; and recycling. SOURCE GENCO