Con-way Multimodal appoints new president & vp of operations

Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc.'s (NYSE:CNW) Menlo Worldwide Logistics operating unit, has named a new president and vice president of operation

Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc.’s (NYSE:CNW) Menlo Worldwide Logistics operating unit, has named a new president and vice president of operation. C. Thomas “Tommy” Barnes has been appointed president and Greg Orr has been named vp of operations. Barnes will be responsible for the strategic growth, financial and operating performance of the company.

Barnes joined Menlo Worldwide in 2000 as transportation project manager and subsequently served as a senior logistics manager and in other operational and account-facing roles prior to his most recent position as director of transportation procurement.

Orr was vp & gm of Con-way Multimodal’s Portland, OR, operation, where he was responsible for all profit and loss-related activity

“Tommy and Greg bring impressive industry knowledge and the proven leadership skills necessary to take Con-way Multimodal to the next level both here in the United States and globally,” said John Beckett, vp of industry group logistics, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. “They’re both results-oriented transportation and logistics experts who have made significant contributions and enjoyed great success in their professional careers. We’re pleased to have them on board.”

Con-way Multimodal arranges third-party carrier services for over-the-road, intermodal, flatbed, heavy haul and specialized transportation for freight shipments.

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