Spencer H. Ruhlin Recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Supply Chain Optimization

Oct 26, 2012

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. — Spencer H. Ruhlin, Vice President of Business Development for simplified one sourceTM, a division of Freight Management, Inc., has been recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in supply chain optimization.

Inntroduced to the industry out of college through a UPS sales intern program, Mr. Ruhlin spent 19 years with UPS and five years with DHL Global Forwarding. Having spent 25 years of professional, consultative experience with the largest, most widely recognized supply chain brands in the world, he now spends his next chapter with SOS. With expertise in cost reduction and containment, he is responsible for optimizing logistics services and contract management. He has profound knowledge of U.S. Legislative rule changes, Hours of Service (HOS) and the financial impact on the supply chain.

A big part of his role involves direct selling, client relationship development and management with all aspects of channel marketing. SOS provides centralized transportation and warehouse management solutions with complete cost model transparency. simplified one source, a division of Freight Management, Inc. is a veteran owned, certified small business that provides ownership of the entire integrated logistics and supply chain — from tactical execution to strategic planning. The company delivers proven solutions that improve margins while increasing both earnings before income taxes (EBIT) and shareholder value.

Looking ahead, Mr. Ruhlin's primary goal is to substantially increase market penetration. In two to five years, he will expand SOS with the goal of serving international customer demands. Mr. Ruhlin received a bachelor of arts in communications in 1987 from Eastern Illinois University. He has been distinguished as a Top Producing Fundraiser for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

For more information about Simplified One Source, a Division of Freight Management, Inc., visit http://www.simplifiedonesource.com.

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