Velocity Express tabs COO

Velocity Express tabs COO

Logistics provider Velocity Express Corp. has named Jeffrey T. Hendrickson as chief operating officer.

Hendrickson will have direct responsibility for the company's extensive network of operations throughout North America and related staff services. Most recently, he was chief executive and president of Sport & Health Co., one of the largest health and athletic club operators in the U.S. He has also worked for Brinks Inc., The Chase Manhattan Corp., National Car Rental System and The Hertz Corp.

Hendrickson, who will be based in Westport, Conn., reports to Vincent A. Wasik, Velocity chairman and chief executive.