Brian Everett, ABC
MindShare Strategies, Inc.
Wilder, Ky., August 2, 2011 — RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced that John Adams has been named senior director of operations.
Adams' responsibility includes nation-wide operations linking logistics and fleets to optimize the synergies of RWI’s asset-based fleet and logistics teams. In this role, he will direct operations at the logistics offices and terminals across the United States. Adams leads the soon-to-be launched RWI Transportation Management System project, which will enable greater efficiencies and customer access to data and status reports. Adams also is responsible for strategic planning.
"RWI has an advantage as an asset-based logistics company that we can manage our owned capacity to meet demand," said Richard Bauer, executive vice president and general manager of RWI Transportation. "John Adam’s passion to continually improve processes through empowerment and teamwork will enable our fleet and logistics teams to work as one enhancing our customers’ supply chain efficiency."
Adams has nearly four decades of experience in transportation operations. Prior to RWI, Adams held positions at Frostways, Inc. and Thorn Apple Valley, along with owning R&M Trans., Inc. He has successfully earned his Certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt from Xavier University and is pursuing his Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
Managing in excess of 100,000 shipments annually, RWI handles temperature-controlled and dry freight, and also has specialized expertise in handling fresh produce and other perishable food commodities. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which combines to form one of the largest distributors of fresh produce in the United States. For further information on RWI, visithttp://www.RWItrans.com.
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About RWI Transportation
RWI Transportation LLC is an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services for refrigerated and dry products. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which forms one of the largest distributors of fresh fruits and vegetables in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.rwitrans.com.