DES PLAINES, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DSC Logistics, a leading logistics and supply chain management provider and a CJ Logistics company, has announced the promotion of Ken Heller to Chief Transportation Officer (CTO), supporting the company’s transportation growth strategy.
As DSC’s Chief Transportation Officer, Ken will be responsible for advancing the transportation elements of the company’s strategic vision and plan to expand transportation capabilities and solutions, technology and collaborative partnerships.
Now joined with CJ Logistics, DSC plans to broaden its transportation management capabilities to include international freight forwarding, cross-border transportation, private fleet services and drayage. In addition to guiding the connections of talent and processes to enable these expansions, Ken will lead the development of specialized transportation services for food, CPG and retail customers, and continue to enhance the robustness and uniqueness of DSC’s retail compliance solutions.
“Ken has already begun to pave the way to advance our transportation strategy,” said Ed Bowersox, President of DSC Logistics. “The depth and breadth of his knowledge and experience, along with his visionary leadership, will continue to guide us as we grow and evolve our transportation business.”
Ken began his career with Kraft Foods, and joined DSC in 1994. He has held positions of increasing responsibility in both sales and operations, including Vice President, Business Process Integration; Vice President, Supply Chain Excellence; Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Excellence; and Senior Vice President, Operations.
Ken leads the Business Advisory Board of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Center for Supply Chain Management and Logistics and is on the Advisory Board of Indiana University (IU). He has a BS in Finance from Indiana University and an MS in Business Logistics from Penn State.
“Ken’s leadership of our transportation platform is critical to advancing integrated global supply chain innovation,” said Keun Hee Park, CEO of CJ Logistics. “Ultimately we are designing the optimal SCM system to deliver our customers’ valuable assets around the world in a safe, efficient and convenient manner. Our transportation platform helps us connect every corner of the world.”
About DSC Logistics, a CJ Logistics Company
DSC Logistics transforms logistics and supply chain management into a critical business strategy based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking and high-performance operations. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP), third-party logistics (3PL) provider and supply chain consultant, DSC provides dynamic supply chain leadership, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service to customers and facilitating growth and change. Joined with CJ Logistics, the Global SCM Innovator, DSC’s capabilities include integrated supply chain solutions, logistics center and transportation management, supply chain packaging services, expanded omnichannel fulfillment capabilities, international freight forwarding, cross-border transportation and global operations. dsclogistics.com
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