Pacer Announces Addition Of Experienced Logistics Executive To Lead Asia And Europe International Operations
Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PACR), the North American freight
transportation and global logistics services provider, announced the
addition of Al Benki as senior vice president, International Logistics –
Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PACR), the North American freight transportation and global logistics services provider, announced the addition of Al Benki as senior vice president, International Logistics – Asia and Europe Operations as Pacer continues the expansion of its international business units, Ocean World Lines, Inc. and RF International, Ltd. Mr. Benki brings a proven track record and extensive experience in international transportation and logistics to Pacer. Mr. Benki’s broad based geographical and product experience will help enhance Pacer’s ability to grow its customer base in the Europe and Asia markets. Most recently, Mr. Benki was the senior vice president, Global Ocean Freight for OHL International. He also served in the role of senior vice president, Hong Kong & South China where he was responsible for the profitability of the Hong Kong and South China regions as well as for operational and agency initiatives. Prior to his tenure with OHL, Al worked for Exel, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Fritz Companies and OOCL in various capacities in domestic and international (Asia, Latin America) leadership roles. Mr. Benki holds a bachelors degree from Iowa State University and also attended the Stanford Executive Program. “We are very excited to bring someone of Al’s caliber to Pacer to help us further expand the global footprint and service products of our international business units in two very key markets. Al’s appointment strengthens our international team as we continue to invest in our global operations,” said Bob Noonan, executive vice president, International Logistics for Pacer International. ABOUT PACER INTERNATIONAL ( www.pacer.com) Pacer International, a leading asset-light North American freight transportation and global logistics services provider, offers a broad array of services to facilitate the movement of freight from origin to destination through its intermodal and logistics operating segments. The intermodal segment offers container capacity, integrated local transportation services, and door-to-door intermodal shipment management. The logistics segment provides truck brokerage, warehousing and distribution, international freight forwarding, and supply-chain management services. For more information on Pacer International, visit www.pacer.com.
Shares of Pacer International (Nasdaq:PACR) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 14.6% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $4.80 yesterday and opened today's trading at $5.50.