Schenker of Canada

Schenker of Canada

July 07, 2008 09:11 ET

Brian Martin Named Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Schenker Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 07, 2008) - Schenker of Canada today announced that Brian Martin has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Sales and Marketing. In his new position, Martin is responsible for managing the company's national sales team and leading Canadian business development initiatives for its 4PL services as well as warehouse and freight forwarding solutions. He will also lead the company's field sales coordination, inside sales programs and marketing efforts. Martin was previously Schenker's Director of Integrated Logistics. In his new role, Martin will report directly to Claude Germain, Chief Operating Officer.

"Schenker's Logistics business continues to grow at a record pace, a direct result of the efforts of team members like Brian Martin," says Claude Germain. "Our trans-border ground services (USA to Canada trailer and less than trailer load services) lead our logistics growth, linking many "blue-chip" US-based suppliers with Canadian retailers and distributors. Our warehouse operations also continue to expand and we look forward to Brian's leadership in sales and marketing to keep things rolling at a rapid pace."

"Schenker is proud of its 50 year history within Canada and I'm very proud to be part of this growing organization," adds Martin. "Our past efforts and focused strategy will continue to propel Schenker forward as a leader in the Canadian logistics market."

Martin began his career with Schenker in 2003 as Director of Logistics Solutions. Prior to that, he held positions with KBL (a regional logistics company), General Motors and Exxon. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and an MBA from Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.

About DB Schenker of Canada

Schenker of Canada Ltd. is the 2nd largest Integrated Logistics Service Provider in Canada, with sales of over $1 Billion and operating from over 40 sites across the country. The company spans a coast-to-coast network that extends to all major harbours, airports and border crossings. In just over half a century, the business has grown to include 1,500 employees. Schenker of Canada Ltd. has a portfolio of supply chain services in Canada that include: Contract Warehousing/Distribution, Ocean Freight, Air Freight, Land Transportation, and Customs Brokerage and Consulting; as well as services for Global Sports Events and Dedicated Freight Management. For more information, please visit www.schenker.ca.

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