(Jacksonville, Fla.; Feb. 15, 2005) – Crowley Logistics, Inc., today announced the promotion of Miguel Artiga to the position of vice president, sales and marketing, Crowley Logistics. In this new position, Artiga will continue to be domiciled in Guatemala and will report to Rinus Schepen, senior vice president and general manager, logistics. He is responsible for all marketing and sales activities for the logistics group in both Central America and the U.S. In this function he is also tasked with increasing and expanding revenues for Crowley Logistics and its subsidiaries, Speed Cargo and Apparel Transportation.
“We are looking forward to continuing to grow and focus our logistics business with Miguel in his new position,” Schepen said. “He is well known and respected in the region and his presence brings the key sales and marketing activities closer to our customers and prospects there. His promotion is well deserved and is a result of his hard work and outstanding contributions to Crowley’s business in Central America.”
Prior to his promotion, Artiga served as general manager, Guatemala, for Crowley’s liner services group. He joined Crowley in 1988 in El Salvador and has held various positions in sales and general management for Crowley in Ecuador, Honduras and Guatemala. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universidad Politcnica, El Salvador.
Crowley Logistics, a third-party logistics provider headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., is a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corporation, and is part of its liner segment. As a third-party logistics provider, the company offers supply chain management, freight consolidation, warehousing, transportation management, and cross-docking services throughout the United States, Central America and South America. The company’s Transportation Management Center enables clients to combine and tailor services as needed, and taps into the company’s sophisticated materials and shipment tracking technology.
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime, founded in 1892, is primarily family- and employee-owned and is engaged in worldwide logistics, liner shipping services, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, ship assist and escort services, vessel management and petroleum and chemical marine transport. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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