CONOVER, NC – December 19, 2013 – Specialized furniture carrier and international 3PL provider Zenith Global Logistics has hired Ed Myers for the position of Vice President of Sales, Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Region, a newly created position reporting directly to Jack Hawn, President and CEO.
Myers will be responsible for the development and management of all sales activity in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. “Zenith Global Logistics has witnessed significant growth in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and because of this we felt it was time to expand our sales team in this geographic area,” explains Jack Hawn, President and CEO. “Ed’s more than three decades of home furnishings experience in sales, merchandising, and operations management will make him a valuable addition, and we look forward to having him work with our customers to provide comprehensive 3PL solutions tailored to their unique markets.” Myers is based at Zenith Global Logistics Aberdeen, MD hub, which is just outside of Baltimore and was recently was expanded by 300% to meet the growing need for freight, crossdocking, full-service warehousing, and split container services in that region.
“I’m delighted to be joining Zenith Global Logistics and plan to work closely with their team to develop even stronger business relationships with customers,” remarks Ed Myers. “Zenith is the market leader in home furnishings logistics, and so I’m looking forward to bringing world-class solutions to furniture manufacturers, retailers, and importers, as well as interior designers and the hospitality segment.”
Myers most recently was a Sales Representative and Territory Manager for Broyhill, where he has worked since 2000. Prior to that he spent nearly two decades at Drexel Hill Furniture, holding roles that include Chief Operating Officer, Chief Merchandiser and Vice President. He is past President and Chairman of the Board for the International Home Furnishings Association, and past President and Chairman of the Board for the Tri State Home Furnishings Association.
Zenith Global Logistics is a total supply chain logistics provider specializing exclusively in home furnishings. The company services retailers and manufacturers throughout North America with warehousing, consolidation and full/split container programs originating from multiple domestic and Asia locations. The company owns and operates its own truck fleet as well as transportation hubs and more than 3.5 million square feet of warehousing, including facilities in California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Zenith Global provides national home delivery service throughout the United States through a network of company-owned delivery operations and local market providers. Visit the company online at www.ZenithCompanies.com.