Matson hires director of transpacific services
John Lauer has joined Matson Navigation Co. as director, transpacific services, for Matson’s China-Long Beach Express.
Lauer was NOL Group’s managing director, eastern region for APL and APL Logistics.
He will lead Matson’s U.S. sales efforts for its burgeoning transpacific service and will focus on trade lane yield management and revenue enhancement strategies in conjunction with other Matson operations. He will report to Dave Hoppes, senior vice president, ocean services.