OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GSC Logistics, Inc., an industry-leader in third party logistics, has appointed Laura Root to the role of director of business development for the Pacific Northwest. She will be based out of GSC Logistics’ office in Seattle, Washington.
“Laura has an impressive background having worked at NYK Lines for a number of years. She was also responsible for business development at Bridge Terminal Transport (BTT) for the Pacific Northwest and Northern California,” said Andy Garcia, chairman, GSC Logistics. “Laura’s addition to our Seattle operation will be welcomed by all our customers.”
“Her years of experience in the maritime and harbor drayage support industries highlights Laura as a professional within the logistics industry involving import and export services through the major marine and intermodal gateways in the Pacific Northwest,” said Sean Winker, general manager for GSC Logistics in the Pacific Northwest. “Laura brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our Pacific Northwest region. She is also highly regarded by freight forwarders and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs), involved with the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in the state of Washington and Portland, Oregon.”
GSC adds super chassis’ to their fleet in the Pacific Northwest
“In support of our growth in the Pacific Northwest, we have added super chassis to our fleet to accommodate heavier load 40’ containers,” said Scott Taylor, president of GSC Logistics.
Taylor continued, “Since our acquisition of Seattle-based Best Way Trucking on June 1, 2011, we have seen enormous growth in that region and recognized the need for additional equipment to service the market.”
GSC Logistics, Inc. is an Oakland, California-based third party logistics services provider. The company was founded in 1988 to provide ocean and intermodal drayage, domestic and import/export cross-dock deconsolidation, overweight transportation, D.C. bypass programs, refrigerated and dry truckload services. GSC Logistics also offers a myriad of value added services designed to remove time and costs from the supply chain. All facilities operated by GSC Logistics are C-TPAT compliant and customs bonded. GSC Logistics utilizes sophisticated security systems, information technology as well as integrated E.D.I. communications for inventory management of inbound and outbound activity in Northern California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado and Nevada. To learn more about GSC Logistics please visit us at www.GSCHQ.com.