Leadership expansion positions CFI for accelerated growth
JOPLIN, Mo. — Feb. 14, 2017 — CFI, a North American full-truckload carrier, announced the appointment of Bill Carter to the newly created position of vice president, logistics and Shepard Dunn as vice president, sales. Both will report to CFI President Tim Staroba.
Carter, most recently the president and chief operating officer of Hill Brothers Logistics, brings his 30 years of transportation experience to the CFI family. Previously, Carter was a force behind the extraordinary growth in freight management and logistics business for Werner, CRST, BirdDog and Hill Brothers Logistics. Carter started with the company this month.
“The time is right to build on our existing logistics capabilities in Mexico to expand across North America,” Staroba said. “Bill has the requisite expertise and CFI has the necessary assets and business elements to create a more robust portfolio of logistics services.”
Dunn, former president and chief executive officer with Best Way Express, Inc., has an understanding of operations, safety, maintenance and finance and more than 20 years’ experience in the transportation industry. In addition to his leadership role at Best Way Express, Dunn was the chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) from 2014 to 2015. Dunn will strategically lead CFI sales while partnering with Pete Montano, who has taken on the additional role of national accounts leader. Dunn joins the company in March.
“Combining Dunn’s vision with Montano’s experience, CFI is enhancing the customer experience to provide the best service in the industry,” added Staroba.
Joining industry position under TFI International, Inc., with the addition of Carter and Dunn, CFI is poised for growth in sales and new valued-added services of logistics, brokerage and freight management.
ABOUT TFI INTERNATIONAL
TFI International Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, operating across the United States, Canada and Mexico through its subsidiaries. TFI International creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly owned operating subsidiaries. Under the TFI International umbrella, companies benefit from financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TFI International companies service the following segments:
- package and courier
- TFI International Inc. is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TFII) and the OTCQX marketplace in the U.S. (OTCQX: TFIFF). For more information, visit http://www.tfiintl.com.
ABOUT CFI CFI is a leading provider of time-definite 53-foot dry-van truckload transportation services in North America. Headquartered in Joplin, Missouri, CFI has a fleet of 2,400 company tractors and 8,000 trailers in addition to an independent contractor fleet. CFI provides solo, team and dedicated trucking operations with consistent quality service. Visit CFI on the web at CFIdrive.com or call (417) 623-5229.