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Longistics Names Nicole Blake As Human Resources Manager

Posted: October 21, 2013

Global Logistics Solutions Provider Hires

Former Wake Health Services Human Resource Executive

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 21, 2013 – Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions (http://www.longistics.com), has announced that Nicole Blake has joined the company as human resource manager. In her new position, Blake is responsible for overseeing human resource development including: employee relations, recruitment and selection, benefits administration, compliance and the training and development for new employees.

Blake previously served as the human resource executive for Wake Health Services, Inc, a private, not-for-profit, comprehensive community health center serving Wake County in North Carolina. In her six years at Wake Health Services, Blake served as a member of the senior management team and was responsible for organizational and strategic planning, workforce development and providing critical support by leading HR functions for six primary health, pediatrics and dental facilities throughout Wake and Franklin County.

Blake has earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Human Resource (HRCI) certifications. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and is involved with various community healthcare programs such as food drives, clothes drives and involvement with the North Carolina Community Health Association.


“We are excited to have Nicole on our team,” said Andy Marchiano, Longistics president. “As a customer focused logistics provider, we strive to employ the best candidates and invest in our workforce.  A strong human resources department is a cornerstone for that initiative and Nicole will be a great addition.”

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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 214, located in the Global TransPark near Kinston, N.C. For more information, visit http://www.longistics.com.