PLS Logistics Services, Inc. Announces New Board Member
ROCHESTER, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire/ — PLS Logistics Services, Inc. (“PLS”) announced that M. Tod Gonzales, Chief Operating Officer of Heidtman Steel Corp., was elected to the PLS Board of Directors and all operating subsidiaries.
PLS Logistics Chairman Gregory Burns stated “Tod’s experience in the steel industry and his knowledge of its unique supply chain challenges will be an important asset for PLS Logistics Services.” Added John Gallardo, PLS’ President and Chief Executive Officer, “We are pleased to welcome Tod Gonzales, an accomplished operating executive to the Board of Directors, and look forward to Tod’s insight in the years ahead.”
“PLS has an excellent reputation for providing a full spectrum of supply chain services to the steel and related industries,” said Tod Gonzales. “I look forward to working with the PLS Logistics Board of Directors and the management team to help guide PLS through its continuing expansion.”
Mr. Gonzales has extensive operating experience in the steel and related industries. At Heidtman Steel Corp., Mr. Gonzales is responsible for Corporate Plant Operations and Production, Engineering, Quality, Customer Technical Services/Advanced Automobile Engineering and Human Resources. Prior to joining Heidtman Steel, Mr. Gonzales served as President of Pro Coil Corporation, at the time a wholly owned subsidiary of US Steel Corporation, where he was responsible for all company business activities and matters. Prior to joining US Steel, Mr. Gonzales was employed at National Steel, where his Executive responsibilities included Automotive Marketing and Sales, Applications Engineering and Research, Customer Technical Service, and Processing and Quality.
Over its 19-year history, PLS Logistics Services (PLS) has become the leading provider of logistics management services to industrial shippers. Based in Rochester, PA, PLS ships over one million loads annually utilizing a proprietary web based transportation management platform, PLS Pro. The PLS Pro technology optimizes PLS’ customer supply chains while reducing costs and improving service levels. The PLS Transportation network includes over 8,000 motor carriers with more than 75,000 trucks, along with class-1 railroads and major barge companies.
SOURCE PLS Logistics Services, Inc.