DES PLAINES, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kevin Coleman has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Canada of CJ Logistics America, in addition to his current role as Chief Customer Officer (CCO). As CEO, Canada, Coleman will lead the strategy for regional growth and expansion. For the company’s Canada-based operations, including warehousing, transportation and international freight forwarding, Coleman will have executive oversight of capabilities development and management, sales and marketing, customer operations, technology infrastructure and security, human capital and talent, and financial performance.
As CCO of CJ Logistics America, Coleman will continue to be responsible for customer strategic partnerships, business development and emerging channels, supply chain solutions and analytics, supply chain consulting and marketing communications. In his capacity as CCO, Coleman drives the company’s vision for delivering customer value. In collaboration with the executive team, he is responsible for customer retention and the development of expanded capabilities.
Coleman joined the company in 2002 as Director, Strategic Partnerships and was promoted to roles of increasing responsibility including Senior Director, Customer Solutions in 2009, Vice President, Customer Solutions in 2011, Senior Vice President in 2016 and Chief Customer Officer in 2018. He spent eight years in consulting for TZA Associates, Oracle, MarchFIRST and Deloitte, working in supply chain strategy, technology and operational design. He has a BA from the University of Illinois.
“Under Kevin’s leadership over the past 15 years, we have achieved significant strategic growth,” CEO of CJ Logistics America Ed Bowersox said. “With his leadership in Canada, we can expect expanded capabilities and customer value delivery, especially for those who can benefit from cross-border operations optimization.”
The company, formerly DSC Logistics, recently announced its rebranding as CJ Logistics on March 2, 2021. Focused on innovation and continuous improvement, CJ Logistics acquired DSC Logistics to expand its North American platform which now includes over 80 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, including warehouses, transportation, freight forwarding and corporate offices.
CJ Logistics and CJ Logistics America
CJ Logistics provides integrated global supply chain services, maximizing customer value through continuous improvement and innovation. With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability through growth with customers and communities, CJ Logistics prioritizes the well-being of the end consumer. CJ Logistics offers an integrated, one-stop SCM service platform with air and sea international freight forwarding, warehousing and transportation contract logistics, asset-based transportation, parcel and express delivery, and supply chain consulting. As a lead logistics partner (LLP), third-party logistics provider (3PL) and supply chain consultant, CJ Logistics helps customers leverage supply chain management as a competitive advantage, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service and facilitating growth and change. CJ Logistics America, a division of CJ Logistics, is responsible for leading warehousing, transportation and freight forwarding operations across the North America region, specializing in solutions for regulated industries such as food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, healthcare and medical supplies, and tire and automotive. cjlogisticsamerica.com