CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – June 19, 2012 –U.S. Xpress Enterprises, a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, is pleased to announce it has recently hired Paul Bowman as the senior vice president of sales for its dedicated services business. This is a new position within the company.
Bowman will report directly to Bill Farris, the senior vice president and general manager of dedicated services.
In this role, Bowman will lead new business development, client expansion, marketing, pricing and logistics design within the dedicated services business unit.
Bowman comes to U.S. Xpress with years of sales experience in the transportation and logistics sectors and deep expertise in supply chain management, operations, contract negotiation and logistics. Most recently, he served as the regional vice president of sales at Hogan Dedicated Services, where he oversaw new business development and key national accounts. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade at Ryder System, Inc., where he led all logistics, transportation and DCC sales in the Midwest.
“With his strong industry background and in-depth knowledge of the competitive landscape, Paul Bowman will be an excellent addition to our team,” said U.S. Xpress Dedicated Services senior vice president and general manager, Bill Farris. “Our dedicated services area is a critical component in the overall success of U.S. Xpress, and I look forward to leveraging Paul’s expertise as we work to grow and expand our services and market penetration.”
About U.S. Xpress Enterprises
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress Enterprises is the nation’s second largest privately-owned truckload carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation solutions throughout North America. We are committed to being at the forefront of safety compliance, using comprehensive training for our staff and drivers and ensuring our trucks feature the latest safety innovations. With a dedication to minimizing our impact on the environment, U.S. Xpress is a SmartWay Transport Partner and was honored with a 2009 SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award. U.S. Xpress Enterprises’ affiliates include Arnold Transportation Services, Smith Transport, Total Transportation of Mississippi, Xpress Global Systems and Xpress Internacional. For more information, please visit www.usxpress.com.