Purolator International Appoints Michael Sonnentag as Branch Sales Manager of its Milwaukee Branch

Sep 27, 2013

Jericho, New York – September 27, 2013 – Michael Sonnentag has joined Purolator International as branch sales manager of its Milwaukee, Wisconsin branch.  Purolator International is the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada and a subsidiary of Canada’s largest integrated delivery services provider, Purolator Inc.  The Milwaukee Branch is one of five Purolator International branches in the company’s Central District which also includes Chicago, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and St. Louis.  These branches support Purolator’s rapid growth in the Midwest and across the United States.

 Mr. Sonnentag comes to Purolator from UPS where he spent five years as a regional account manager.  His responsibilities at UPS included managing client relationships, identifying new business opportunities, and implementing process improvements in logistics.  Prior to UPS, he spent ten years as a business manager at the WHR Group, Inc. 

 “Purolator International continues to expand its presence in key U.S. markets,” said Purolator International Vice President, Sales & Marketing Jon Routledge.   “Milwaukee is a key market, and we are pleased to bring on Michael Sonnentag, a highly experienced veteran of the logistics industry.”

 As branch sales manager in Milwaukee, Mr. Sonnentag is responsible for the management of all sales, business development and branch operations.  His responsibilities include developing and growing a profitable business within the branch territory; planning, directing and controlling operation, service and sales activities; and strategy planning to gain an in-depth understanding of our business and customers.

Mr. Sonnentag holds a B.S. in Finance from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He is also a graduate of the London School of Economics in London, England, majoring in microeconomics.

About Purolator International

 Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada’s largest integrated parcel and freight delivery services provider. Purolator International specializes in the air and surface forwarding of Express, Freight and Parcel shipments, customs brokerage, and fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within Canada.  Purolator International was recently selected as a Great Supply Chain Partner by Supply Chain Brain magazine.

 In addition to facilities throughout New York, Purolator International has locations in key U.S. and Canadian markets including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Montreal, Nashville, Newark, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Saint Louis, Toronto, and Vancouver. 

 For more information about Purolator International, visit www.purolatorinternational.com.

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