Industry Veteran Greg Weigel Joins AIT Worldwide Logistics

Jan 22, 2014

ITASCA, ILLINOIS – AIT Worldwide Logistics is proud to announce the hiring of Greg Weigel as the company’s new Vice President of Global Operations. With more than 30 years of experience in the logistics and transportation industry, his guidance will help the organization to further accelerate the pace of global expansion.

Commenting on this new chapter in a career defined by high performance and proven success, Weigel said, "I'm excited and honored to become a member of the AIT leadership team and I look forward to supporting the company in delivering world class service and solutions to our clients. AIT's legacy is rooted in a culture that is passionate about delivering a best-in-class customer experience while empowering and supporting its employees to accomplish this. In today's global supply chain environment, these cultural attributes are essential to sustain execution with speed, flexibility and precision – that is a major reason I chose to be a part of this team."

AIT President and CEO Vaughn Moore said, “We are very excited about gaining an executive with Greg’s broad operational expertise in both international and domestic supply chain solutions. His experience as a leader in the industry benefits AIT by optimizing our team to achieve company goals with sound operational execution.”

Keith Tholan, Executive Vice President at AIT, remarked, “Greg possesses a comprehensive understanding of how to fulfill the customer’s needs on many different fronts. He is a knowledgeable, customer-focused leader who fully embraces the high value we place on the co-worker in the AIT culture and we are very pleased to welcome him aboard.”

Weigel added, "AIT's expansive domestic network and rapidly growing international presence are perfectly positioned to expand and support our clients’ supply chain strategies quickly and efficiently. I have been very impressed with the solutions and experience demonstrated by AIT in the Home Delivery, Retail Logistics, Life Sciences, Perishable and Government sectors. The organization’s IT systems and support are superior to many large forwarders and I view their visibility management strategy coupled with operational excellence as a significant competitive advantage in the marketplace."

Weigel most recently served as Executive Vice President of Global Airfreight with CEVA Logistics.

 

About AIT Worldwide Logistics

Founded in 1979, Itasca, Illinois-based AIT Worldwide Logistics is a full service transportation management provider. With continental headquarters in Chicago, Amsterdam and Hong Kong, AIT’s offices form a vast network spanning the globe. By coupling a flexible business model with robust technology that presents end-to-end shipment visibility, AIT delivers precisely tailored supply chain efficiencies for almost every industry imaginable. Leveraging creative, competitively priced multimodal solutions, AIT removes the complexity from global logistics puzzles, helping companies thrive by regaining focus on the core goals of their business. For more information, visit www.aitworldwide.com.