Wilder, Ky., August 23, 2011 — RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced that Robert Savage has been promoted to director, logistics services.
Savage will focus on developing logistics and supporting the teams at the six regional offices RWI maintains to provide transportation services in over-the-road truckload andLTL, expedited, intermodal, air cargo, and warehousing across the United States. One of Savage’s first initiatives in this role will be to broaden RWI’s contract carrier base by tapping into external fleet capacity. He will be acritical link to meeting customer needs by working with branch leaders, setting standards, and developing policies and procedures.
"RWI’s expansion of its capabilities as an asset-based logistics provider has given our customers a one-stop shop for their transportation needs,” said Richard Bauer, executive vice president and general manager of RWI Transportation. "Savage will be instrumental in establishing new core expectations in customer service, andpositioning the entire logistics function for future growth and success."
Savage has more than 20years of broad-based logistics and operations leadership experience. Prior to RWI, he held senior management positions with Jamestown Transportation, Celerity Transport, Transcon Express, ABX Air, Trans-Rite Global Logistics,Ryder Logistics Inc, and BAX Global.
Managing in excess of 100,000 shipments annually, RWI handles temperature-controlled and dry freight, and also has specialized expertise in handling fresh produce and other perishable food commodities. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which combines to form one of the largest distributors of fresh produce in the United States. For furtherinformation on RWI, visit www.RWItrans.com.
About RWI Transportation
RWI Transportation LLC is an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services for refrigerated and dry products. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which forms one of the largest distributors of fresh fruits and vegetables in the United States. For more information, visit www.rwitrans.com.