Auto logistics leader VASCOR names industry veteran CEO
Former Exel exec William Garrett takes over at APL Logistics joint venture
GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY, 03 Sep 2012
VASCOR Ltd., one of the world’s largest automotive logistics providers, has named William Garrett as its new Chief Executive Officer. Garrett succeeds James Dunn, who has retired from the company.
A 25-year automotive and supply chain management professional, Garrett joins the company from DHL Exel, where he served as head of the automotive sales team. His experience includes work with many of the world’s leading automotive companies as well as with UPS Supply Chain and Customized Transportation (now CEVA).
“A company as focused as VASCOR requires a leader with an exceptionally high degree of both automotive and supply chain management experience, and we’re pleased to have found that in Bill,” said William Villalon, Vice President, Automotive at APL Logistics and a member of the VASCOR Board.
VASCOR is a joint venture of Singapore-based supply chain management leader APL Logistics and FUJITRANS Corporation of Japan. Formed in 1987, VASCOR offers third-party logistics services to key automotive companies in the U.S. and Mexico. Based in Georgetown, Ky, it serves major automotive manufacturers or sales entities as well as all Class One Railroads.
Telephone: (65) 6371 5022
About APL Logistics
APL Logistics provides international, integrated supply chain services in more than 50 countries, including both origin and destination services such as freight consolidation, warehousing and distribution management. It uses innovative IT for maximum supply chain visibility and control. APL Logistics is a unit of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), a global cargo transportation and logistics company.