Dec. 5, 2006 – Ozburn-Hessey Logistics named company veteran Bob Spieth as President of Contract Logistics. Spieth has been with OH Logistics for 7 years, serving in various roles including CIO and Executive Vice President of Operations.
In this new role, Spieth will oversee the contract logistics business unit, which currently includes over 100 value added distribution centers throughout North America. Spieth is additionally responsible for two subsidiaries of the company–Material Handling Resources and Personnel Services, Inc. Prior to joining OH Logistics, Spieth worked in strategy and operations consulting with McKinsey & Company, and in logistics and computer assembly with Arrow Electronics. He has over 16 years experience in the logistics industry.
“Aligning around our service offerings allows us to leverage the tremendous amount of supply chain management expertise within our company and combine the services to create the best and most comprehensive solutions available,” commented Scott McWilliams, CEO of OH Logistics. “In every role Bob has served at OH Logistics, he has always focused on providing value to our clients. As our company continues to grow and change, that focus will ensure our success.”
“It has been tremendously exciting to be part of the transformation of OH Logistics from a regional, to national and now a global supply chain management solutions provider,” said Spieth. “We continue to attract and retain the best people in the logistics industry and they provide us, and our clients, with a competitive advantage in this rapidly changing marketplace.”
Spieth is active in the supply chain industry, serving as a speaker at various industry events hosted by eyefortransport and the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC). He holds an undergraduate degree in Physics from Princeton University and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.
About OH Logistics (www.ohlogistics.com)
Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the nation’s largest privately held 3PLs, serving customers with strategically placed, multi-client warehouse campuses as well as dedicated facilities. OH Logistics provides services including fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, import and export consulting, cross docking and pool distribution. The company operates over 100 value added distribution centers in 21 states and offers complete transportation management services. OH Logistics serves the food service consolidation; industrial; electronic and high tech; health and beauty; and consumer products industries and employs nearly 4,000.
OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at www.ohlogistics.com.
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