BeavEx Incorporated (“BeavEx”), the leading national provider of customized, same day delivery solutions, today announced that Larry Sur, Vice Chairman of GENCO, was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors.
“Larry has extraordinary business and transportation/logistics expertise, and we are delighted that he has joined the BeavEx Board of Directors,” said Mark Tuchmann, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Sur is Vice Chairman of GENCO, a non-asset provider of supply chain solutions. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of IOgistics, Inc., a knowledge-based logistics company, until IOgistics was acquired by GENCO in July 2003. Prior to forming IOgistics in 2000, Mr. Sur served in several leadership positions at Schneider National, which he joined in 1977.
In his 22 years with Schneider, Mr. Sur held positions of Chief Technology Officer, President of Special Markets and President of several Schneider truckload divisions. He also initiated several new business ventures including Schneider Communications, a long distance telephone carrier, Schneider Dedicated Truckload Services and Schneider Logistics. He was Founder and served as President of Schneider Logistics, one of the premier logistics companies and he also initiated Schneider Logistics of Europe. Mr. Sur is widely recognized as one of the top leaders in the field of logistics in North America and Europe.
Prior to joining Schneider, Mr. Sur spent 12 years in various engineering, systems and management positions with Whirlpool Corporation.
He received Bachelor and Masters degrees in Engineering with Highest Honors from the University of Illinois and a Masters degree in Business from Michigan State University.
A registered professional engineer, Mr. Sur also serves as a member of various industry and professional organizations including past member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Logistics Management (CLM); the Executive Advisory Board for the Grainger Center for Distribution Management at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; past Chairman of the Surface Transportation Committee of the National Defense Transportation Association; and a board member for PBI Inc., SAVI Technology, Skybitz, GENCO and Supply Chain Advisory Board of Whirlpool Corporation.
Mr. Sur received the 2001 Salzberg Award for achievements in Logistics and Transportation.
Active in civic, community and church affairs, he serves as a member, and past chairman, of the Board of Directors for the YMCA, Board member of The Catholic Foundation, Board member of the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help and other charitable organizations in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA and operating in 47 states and the District of Columbia, with over 4,200 independent contractor owner operators, BeavEx Incorporated is the leading national provider of customized, same day delivery solutions, picking up and delivering mission critical packages for financial services, pharmaceutical, retail/distribution, clinical lab and critical parts customers across the United States.
For more information, customer inquiries can be directed to David Bacic, Senior Vice President Sales, at 404-664-4888.