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Port Logistics Group Expands Management Team to Support Growth

Key finance, operations, and business development roles filled by industry veterans

April 26, 2012

HOUSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Port Logistics Group, the nation’s leading provider of gateway logistics services, today announced additions to its management team to support continued growth.

Tim Smith joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer at the company’s corporate headquarters in Houston. Most recently, Mr. Smith was the CEO at Probity Financial Services. His background includes a wide range of financial and executive leadership roles in public and private companies, including President and CFO at Sheshunoff Management Services and various finance, corporate development and auditing positions at Thomson Reuters and KPMG.

Lou Riccitelli was named Vice President, East Coast Operations for Port Logistics Group. In this new role, Mr. Riccitelli will be responsible for all East Coast gateway locations, including 1.2 million square feet of multi-client warehouse space and regional trucking operations. He brings more than 25 years of supply chain experience to Port Logistics Group, including executive leadership roles at Roadway, USF Holland, and Chemical Associates. Mr. Riccitelli will be based at the Northeast gateway headquarters in Clifton, NJ.

Michael Heilman joined the Port Logistics Group team as Vice President, Business Development for the Western region. Mr. Heilman’s career includes more than 20 years of sales, operations, IT and executive leadership roles at Airborne Express and DHL, including serving as Vice President eCommerce and Customer Technology for DHL. Mr. Heilman will focus on building Port Logistics Group’s consumer electronics vertical and supporting sales efforts for customers importing through West Coast gateways.

“We’re very pleased to be able to add such experienced resources to our team,” said Bob Stull, CEO of Port Logistics Group. “These additions will help us better serve our existing customers and support our long-term growth.”

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About Port Logistics Group

Port Logistics Group (PLG), one of the nation’s leading providers of omnichannel logistics services, announced its acquisition of Whiplash Merchandising, Inc in April of 2019. Now a PLG company, Whiplash Merchandising Inc. is an ecommerce technology company providing best-in-class integration, order management system (OMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) capabilities to emerging brands. Whiplash enables the digital, omnichannel supply chain with fulfillment technology that transforms complex retail requirements into fail-safe instructions for warehouse employees worldwide. For more information, visit: whiplash.com.

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