Purolator International has appointed Scott Hanson as the new Branch Sales Manager for St. Louis, Missouri. In this role, Hanson will be responsible for generating new sales as well as maintaining and growing Purolator International’s existing customer base in the region.
Hanson has worked as a National Account Manager for DHL Global Express where he closed the largest account in the nation. He also spent seven years as an Account Executive at FedEx, where he received numerous awards for largest bulk shipments sold, and he was ranked in the top five Account Executives for Central Region in the “Presidents Club Rankings.”
“I’d like to welcome Scott to the Purolator International team,” said Randy Stomp, District Manager, Central U.S., Purolator International. “His years of experience and documented success in business development will make him a valuable asset to the company in this growing export market.”
Canada is Missouri’s top export partner, with $4 billion in goods and services exported in 2013 according to the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. According to their research, nearly 6,000 companies export goods from Missouri including manufactured products such as machinery, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, rubber, and aircraft industries.
“I look forward to using my years of sales experience to help Purolator International expand its presence in St. Louis,” said Hanson. “Purolator International is known for its expertise in export to Canada as well as its dedication to customer service. It’s a combination that I’m confident will resonate with many Missouri businesses involved in international trade.”
Hanson graduated from Maryville College in St. Louis with a B.S. in Business Communications. He enjoys graphic design and received a Lithography Certification from the Graphic Art Institute of St. Louis.
About Purolator International
Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada’s largest integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions provider. Purolator International specializes in the air and surface forwarding of Express, Freight and Parcel shipments, customs brokerage, and fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within Canada. Purolator International has received numerous industry awards for its superior service and innovative solutions, including the 2014 “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, the 2013 and 2014 “Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” list by Supply Chain Brainmagazine, and Logistics Management’s 2012 Quest for Quality Award.
In addition to facilities throughout New York, Purolator International has locations in key U.S. including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Saint Louis.