Ferrulli named president-North America of Unicon Logistics
Amir Maghami, CEO of Unicon Logistics, has announced the appointment of Gary Ferrulli as president of North America for the Los Angeles-based NVOCC and logistics services provider.
“Naming Gary Ferrulli as president of North America gives us access to his vast experiences as a senior manager in the carrier world as well as all aspects of logistics, in keeping with the overall business model we’ve developed during the past 27 years,” Maghami said.
Unicon Logistics is a subsidiary of Simatech, a Dubai based multifunctional entity serving several aspects of the maritime and logistics industries.
The Simatech family of businesses operate over 30 vessels in the Middle East/ISC/South East Asia trades as a feeder carrier for most of the world's largest containerized shipping companies. They will have delivered two new purpose-built 4,250-TEU vessels that are technologically advanced later in 2015 with an option for two identical vessels. They also operate terminals in several countries as well has providing agency services in numerous geographic areas.
“Opening Unicon Logistics in North America is a natural extension of our existing business. It supports our existing customer base as well as allowing us to develop new business in one of the world largest markets,” CEO Maghami said.
The initial office and North American headquarters of Unicon will be Los Angeles, with plans to open offices in the New York/New Jersey later in year followed by openings in the Southeast, Gulf, Midwest and other U.S. West Coast locations.