Andrews Logistics Names Brian Jarvis President and COO

February 28, 2011 | Andrews Logistics, Inc. Industry News

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – February 28, 2011 – Andrews Logistics Inc. (ALI), an asset-based transportation-logistics company headquartered in Southlake, Texas has appointed Brian Jarvis president and chief operating officer. Jarvis will be responsible for managing ALI’s day to day operations and strategic initiatives.
            “With the continued growth of our organization, it’s become imperative that we strengthen and expand our leadership team,” said J. Darron Eschle, chairman and chief executive officer of ALI. “During his 10 years with ALI, Brian has constantly proven his value, and he’s succeeded brilliantly at every opportunity we’ve given him.
“We truly believe he has what it takes to catapult ALI to the next level,” he added.
Said Jarvis: “I’m excited for the opportunity to guide ALI through this period of continued growth. We grew 22 percent last year, and we expanded our Deer Park, Texas terminal and added another one in Geismer, La. as well. We continue to foresee steady growth throughout 2011, and we need to be prepared to meet the challenges our past successes have made possible for us. I’m excited to be given the chance to help take them to a new level.”
            Most recently, Jarvis served as vice president of finance and administration for ALI, responsible for overseeing all aspects of ALI’s corporate administration, in addition to managing the company’s finances, benefits, insurance, and information technology programs. Previously, he served as customer solutions manager, responsible for everything from seasonal route planning for a major retail account to assisting in operational startups around the country.
Jarvis graduated from Baylor University with a degree in business administration and subsequently held multiple positions in the banking industry before joining Andrews Logistics.
           
About Andrews Logistics Inc.
Andrews Logistics Inc. is an asset-based transportation logistics company providing third-party logistics services, including dedicated contract carriage, contract warehousing and freight management. Based in Irving, Texas, ALI has locations in Dallas, Southlake, Houston, California, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, Florida and Louisiana. Founded in 1997, ALI serves a variety of industries, including petroleum, chemicals, steel manufacturing, building materials, retail and other household goods. For more information, visit www.andrewslogistics.com.