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Longistics President Andy Marchiano Elected To North Carolina Trucking Association Board Of Directors

Posted: August 8, 2013

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions (http://www.longistics.com), has announced that its president, Andy Marchiano, has been elected and sworn in as member of the 2013-2014 North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA) Board of Directors. With more than 20 years of experience in the trucking and logistics field, Marchiano will utilize his leadership skills and knowledge in financial and operations planning to assist the board with contributing to fundraising and program activities. His other duties will include participating in NCTA functions and events, working with the board to communicate NCTA’s role in the state’s trucking industry, and supporting the values and goals of NCTA.

The NCTA is a nonprofit trade association that has represented the interests of the trucking industry since 1929. As the industry’s primary voice on transportation and other public policy issues, the NCTA is dedicated to promoting a safe, dependable and cost-effective motor transportation infrastructure in North Carolina. Additionally, the association works to protect the interests of North Carolina’s trucking industry by working with state and federal regulatory and enforcement agencies

With his appointment, Marchiano becomes the third Longistics representative on the board following the company’s Chairman Duane Long and Vice Chairman Pat Long, who most recently served on the board during the 2012-2013 term. His installation occurred at the NCTA 84th Annual Management Conference held in Isle of Palms, S.C. from July 14-17.

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“I am honored to be appointed to the North Carolina Trucking Association Board of Directors,” said Marchiano. “With my extensive background in the industry, I believe that I can contribute to the NCTA’s efforts to improve safety, efficiency and other related issues.”

“We are very proud that Andy has been elected to this board,” said Duane Long. “Longistics has cultivated a longstanding relationship with the NCTA, and we know that he will continue to foster that connection as well as make helpful contributions to the state’s trucking industry.”

ABOUT LONGISTICS:

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Longistics provides trucking, warehousing and Foreign Trade Zone management operations. Focused on service, safety and security, Longistics is a certified ISO 9001:2008 provider, offering a highly specialized “Imperial Fleet” of skilled professional drivers dedicated to providing world-class service to customers. Longistics’ full complement of technologies includes supply chain visibility, satellite tracking, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), radio-frequency identification (RFID), a Web-based inventory tracking system and access to real-time data. In 1992, the Longistics International division debuted as part of a globalization strategy by the company to build a blueprint and a framework for expansion into the growing global logistics and supply chain environment. This process included adding warehousing and handling capabilities, and Longistics is now known as one of the nation’s foremost operators of Foreign Trade Zones at FTZ 93, located adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and FTZ