Velocity Express names new president

Velocity Express has named John L. McAlpin president & COO. Velocity is a provider of same-day transportation and logistics services

Velocity Express has named John L. McAlpin president & COO. Velocity is a provider of same-day transportation and logistics services.

McAlpin, who has over 25 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry, most recently served as head of operations for Newgistics Inc., a provider of USPS-based small parcel delivery and return delivery package services. He also has served Flextronics, First Union Corp. and Federal Express Logistics Services in executive roles.

“John is a high-integrity, no-nonsense executive who will stress the core components of our business,” said Jerry Vento, operating parent at Velocity’s parent ComVest. “He will ensure that the customer promises we make will be delivered on consistently every day at every level of the organization, from local city management to corporate headquarters.”

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