Pacer appoints ManalyticsÆ Coates to board
Concord, Calif.-based third-party logistics and transportation firm Pacer International has appointed J. Douglass Coates to its board of directors.
Coates is a principal of the Manalytics division of TranSystems Corp. and president of TranSystems' Management & Supply Chain Consulting practice. Prior to joining Manalytics, he was president of American Consolidation Services, now known as APL Logistics. Coates also served as vice president of marketing for American President Distribution Services, formerly National Piggyback.
His career also includes stints as president of Milne Truck Lines, president of Itel Rail, and a director of Stonepath Group.