Industry veteran Sean Ryan aims to take brokerage division of Charlotte, NC-based 3PL to new heights
CHARLOTTE, NC (September 30, 2019) – Bonded Logistics, a leading provider of single-source third party logistics (3PL) solutions, announces that Sean Ryan has been hired as Director of Transportation to lead it’s brokerage division, Bonded Transportation.
“We were extremely excited that we were able to find Sean to fill this position,” states Scott Carr, President of Bonded Logistics. “Sean has shown tremendous initiative since coming aboard. We know it might take some time to get up to full speed, but we have a lot of plans that we feel are well within reach with his experience.”
Bonded Transportation offers a wide range of flexible freight solutions to support its client’s transportation needs. As Director, Ryan is responsible for management of the entire brokerage division, including strategic direction, execution, and carrier relationships. His initial focus is to create growth internally within Bonded’s broad client base, and then set a direction to take the business to new heights by expanding external clientele. He reports to Dave Jesse, COO of Bonded Logistics.
“Sean brings a high level of expertise and extensive experience in the brokerage world,” adds Jesse. “We’re focused on expanding the carrier base and providing a cost-effective solution to our clients with transportation. This division is a big part of the overall solution that we want to be able to provide when it comes to logistics solutions, as well as to be able to help support our other two divisions when they have a need.”
Prior to joining Bonded, Ryan spent the last six years as Vice President of Strategic Development and Procurement for Apex Transportation where he was charged with monitoring existing as well as new client growth and assuring a positive return on investment. He brings a wealth of industry experience in brokerage operations with stints at companies like Armstrong Transport Group as Branch Manager, Flynn Transportation as Director of Operations, and KMR Logistics as Director of Business Development.
“There is a lot to do, but I am very excited about the growth opportunities,” says Ryan, who has over 23 years of expertise in the transportation and supply chain industry. “We have already seen some organic growth since I came aboard, and now I am working on getting up to speed with the technology side and building out my team to figure out how to tackle the external growth.
“Bonded was very intriguing to me because of it’s family-owned background and history, with both Scott and Dave telling me to look at this opportunity in a very entrepreneurial way to build it out and grow things. So far, it’s everything I thought it would be and a lot more.”