Press Release 9.9.2015
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Press Release 9.9.2015
For Immediate Release
Fleetgistics Announces New President & CEO
Jim van Leenen Appointed to Lead Company’s Expansion
Orlando, FL (September 10, 2015) - Fleetgistics Holdings, Inc.,a leader in highly specialized, same-day
courierservices through its subsidiaries,Partsfleet, Scriptfleet and Medifleet, announcedtoday that Jim
van Leenen has been appointed as the company’s President and ChiefExecutive Officer. The a ddition of
van Leenen is part ofan ambitious growth plan for the companies as they seek to aggressively expand
their services and footprint.
Fleetgistics’ operating companies,through theirextensivecourier networks, provide superior same day,
mission-critical delivery services.These niche services provideon-demand and scheduled deliveries
within the automotive aftermarket, medical, pharmaceutical, and retail industries, whose supply chains
often require courierservices 24 hours-a-day,7 days-a-week and 365 days-a-yearin order to meet
Van Leenen brings Fleetgistics an extensive background in the complex business segment ofsame -day
logistics services.In 2007 van Leenen, along with privateinvestors, acquiredFlash Global Inc, a globa l
leader in same-day mission critical supply chain services. During his seven-yeartenure as CEO, Flash
Logistics was the go to resource for Fortune500 hi-tech companies. As CEO, van Leenen built and
developed one ofthe leading teams in the industry, repositioned the business for exponential growth,
redefined the brand’s valueproposition and set a new industry standard for customersatisfaction. After
leaving his post as CEO ofFlash Global, van Leenen remainedas the company’s Chairman ofthe Board
for an additional 18 months.
Prior to being the CEO ofFlash Global Inc., van Leenen held senior leadershippositions with Sirva, a
leader in the global relocation space, and with GE Capital in Canada and Europe. Van Leenen is a veteran
in the logistics and supply chain servicespace with experience in France, the Netherlands, UK, Canada
and the US.
“We are extremely pleasedto announcethe appointment ofJim van Leenen as president &CEO of
Fleetgistics. Jim’s 30-yearindustry experience,customer-oriented operating philosophy and 17-year
history ofsuccessfully leading privately backed companies to achieve growth and expansion makes him
well suited to move ourcompany into the future,” says Earle Weaver,Chairman ofthe Board.
“Fleetgistics’companies have created a strong customer baseby delivering on the companies’ promise to
provide excellent same-day courier services for highly sensitive, time critical products around the clock;
many that have a very limitedshelflife. Building upon that foundation with my proven Six Sigma process
management and the creation ofcutting-edge technology the team and I will bring the Fleetgistics’
companies to the nextlevel ofgrowththrough relentless dedication and commitment to our customers.
Everything starts and ends with the customer,”says van Leenen.
Fleetgistics Holdings, Inc. is the holding company ofMedifleet, Inc., Scriptfleet, Inc.,Partsfleet, Inc. and
Partsfleet II, Inc.,together among the industry leaders ofsame-day customized logistics solutions and
time-critical courier services in the United States. Operating 24/7/365,the Fleetgistics companies offer
customer-focused services through threeoperating brands:Medifleet,Scriptfleet, and Partsfleet which
focus predominantly on the medical,pharmaceutical and automotiveaftermarketindustries respectively.
Offering both routed and on-demand dedicated solutions to those three industries, along with multiple
others, Fleetgistics’ companies differentiates themselves by providing highly reliable service, industry -
leading technology, decades ofexperience and a strategic network ofboth national and local operators.
Fleetgistics is the right partnerfor your same-day [outsourced] logistics needs.
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