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COMPETITION WATCH: Douglas Harrison appointed president of Day and Ross General Freight

HARTLAND, N.B. -- Douglas Harrison has been named president of Day and Ross General Freight. Harrison was previously president of Calyx Transportation Group. Prior to that he was president of Acklands-Grainger, an industrial supply company, and...


HARTLAND, N.B. — Douglas Harrison has been named president of Day and Ross General Freight. Harrison was previously president of Calyx Transportation Group. Prior to that he was president of Acklands-Grainger, an industrial supply company, and vice-president and managing director at Ryder Integrated Logistics, where he held responsibility for Ryder’s Canadian and European logistics organizations. He has served on a number of corporate boards and is currently a member of the board of directors of Horizon Utilities, the Conference Board of Canada and Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology.

Harrison has been recognized with a National Transportation Award of Achievement, the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation’s Award of Excellence and was chosen as one of Canada’s Top 40 leaders under the age of 40. He holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), is a CMA and was awarded the designation ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He also holds a number of transportation and logistics designations (C.I.T.T.) He is a regular guest speaker at numerous colleges and universities and is a member of the faculty of the Directors College.


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