SOURCE: Con-way Inc.

Con-way Inc.

February 16, 2010 09:00 ET

Con-way Multimodal Adds Experienced Talent in Senior Sales Role

John G. Wees Brings More Than Six Years' Expertise to Transportation Industry Sales and Operations Initiatives

PORTLAND, OR and ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwire - February 16, 2010) -  Con-way Multimodal, the freight brokerage division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, today announced that John G. Wees of Dallas has joined the organization in the newly created position of senior account executive. In that role, he will be responsible for developing and maintaining customer and third-party carrier relationships and request for proposal (RFP) responses. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is an operating company of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW).

"John Wees brings us a wide variety of the skills and capabilities that will be crucial to executing our strategy to grow the business in 2010," said Tyler Ellison, president, Con-way Multimodal. "I'm confident that John will be successful in expanding our customer base through a combination of strategic lead generation, development of unique transportation solutions and superior customer service."

Wees joins Con-way Multimodal from a position as operations/sales manager at ARPCO Transport Services in Grapevine, Texas. Prior to that, he served as logistics account manager at Bear Transportation Services in Plano, Texas.

A Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) by the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Wees attended the University of Oregon.

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About Con-way Multimodal
Con-way Multimodal, a division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, provides expanded freight brokerage capabilities and services in the third-party logistics and multimodal freight transportation business, focusing on flexible, efficient capacity solutions for the marketplace. Con-way Multimodal complements Menlo's best in class 3PL and 4PL services for large customers by offering leverage and personal attention to small- and medium-sized buyers of logistics. Through its network of more than 55,000 carriers, Con-way Multimodal arranges resources to meet the capacity needs of its shippers using over-the-road, intermodal, dry van, flatbed, heavy haul and specialized transportation solutions. The Portland, Ore.-based company is an operating unit of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $4.3 billion freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at

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