Greg Orr named president of Con-way Multimodal

Greg L. Orr has been named president of Con-way Multimodal, the freight brokerage division of San Francisco-based Menlo Logistics. Orr was most recently vice president of operations for Con-way Multimodal.

Con-way Multimodal is a Frisco, Texas-based freight brokerage company managing shipper needs for over-the-road, intermodal, flatbed, heavy-haul and specialized transportation resources.

In addition to the Frisco headquarters, the company has U.S. offices in Ann Arbor, MI, Portland, OR, and Bentonville, AR. Internationally, the company also has operations in Amsterdam, serving the freight brokerage needs of shippers throughout Europe.

“Greg’s leadership and transportation operating experience are key to the growth and success we have experienced at Con-way Multimodal,” said Gary Kowalski, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Menlo Logistics. “We are very pleased to have Greg lead our fastest- growing division. His management skills and industry experience will provide the leadership to continue Con-way Multimodal’s growth and development well into the future.”

Orr joined Con-way Multimodal in 2008 as vice president and general manager at the company’s Portland operation. He has been instrumental in developing and executing the company’s strategies, focused on customer, carrier and employee satisfaction, revenue growth and margin expansion, the company said. He was promoted to vice president of operations in 2010.

Previously, Orr worked with Greatwide Dedicated Transport in Dallas, where he was vice president of operations, overseeing 16 locations across the United States. Prior to that, he was vice president/account general manager at Schneider Logistics. Orr also spent nine years in various management roles at Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

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