Transplace appoints Abernathy to manage sales and marketing
Transplace Inc., a technology-based joint venture of six U.S. transport companies, has appointed George Abernathy executive vice president of sales and marketing.
Abernathy held positions of senior vice president at NTE and Clicklogistics, and vice president of sales and marketing at Logistics.com. Abernathy also held senior management positions at The Sabre Group, North American Van Lines, J.B. Hunt Transport and LinkMark International, a third-party logistics provider.
Transplace was formed in 2000 through the merger of existing logistics business units of Covenant Transport Inc., J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., M.S. Carriers Inc., Swift Transportation Co. Inc., U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc., and Werner Enterprises Inc.