HARTLAND, N.B. -- Day and Ross General Freight has announced a number of appointments within its operations group.
Adrian Peel has joined the firm as assistant vice-president of terminal operations. Peel holds an MSc in Management Science, a BSc in Engineering and a Masters of Divinity. Officials say Peel has an extensive background, including most recently general manager of parcel integration with Canada Post and director of national hub operations with Purolator Courier. Peel will focus on achieving high levels of customer and employee satisfaction in this newly created role, the company announced.
Also joining Day and Ross General Freight is Jeff Gallant as assistant vice-president of engineering. Gallant most recently served as director of engineering with Purolator Courier. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and has an extensive background in quality systems, project management and network optimization, according to Day and Ross officials. “Jeff will enable our organization to reach new levels of service excellence through the design and flow of our network,” the company said in a release.
Peter Stroud has joined Day and Ross General Freight as director of terminal operations for Western Canada. Stroud holds an MBA from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is a graduate of the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation’s Diploma program and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from University of British Columbia. Stroud was most recently with Schenker, and previously held positions as vice-president of operations with Pet Smart and managing director of FedEx Canada’s Central District.
Paul Keery has joined Day and Ross General Freight as vice-president of operations. Keery holds an MBA from Queens University and an LLB from University of New Brunswick. Most recently Kery held the position of vice-president of operations with Apple Express (a 3PL services provider) and has held senior operations and general management roles with Canada Post and Swissport.
Day and Ross’s Supply Chain Solutions branch has also announced a new appointment, with Mike Chisholm assuming the role as executive vice-president. Chisholm served for 15 years with Livingston International in various general management and operational roles. He holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. In his new role, Chisholm has overall general management responsibility for Day and Ross Supply Chain Solutions. He brings extensive 4PL knowledge to this role, including warehousing, freight brokerage, international ocean/air freight, intermodal and full supply chain management outsourcing experience, the company announced.