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Choice Logistics Names James Adams Chief Operating Officer


Choice Logistics, the leading provider of enterprise-grade supply-chain solutions, today announced that Senior Vice President James Adams has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within Choice. Adams previously managed global sales and client services and will continue to report to Michael Katz, CEO of Choice.

"Jim is a seasoned leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to lead strategic initiatives, drive accountability, and produce client's desired business outcomes," said Michael Katz, CEO of Choice Logistics. "I have tremendous confidence in Jim's ability to develop winning teams and implement industry-leading operational practices to extend our market leadership."

Effective immediately, Adams will assume global responsibility for operations, services, and sales. Additionally, he is accountable for strategic initiatives, operational excellence, and the client experience.

"This marks Choice's 50 year anniversary and our strategy has never been more compelling," said Adams, Chief Operating Officer. "We exist to help clients transform their global supply-chains into a competitive advantage. We tackle the most complex issues and our team is always up to the challenge.”

Adams joined Choice in January of 2014 from the premium logistics company Panther, where as Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations he doubled worldwide revenues in 5 years and sold the company to Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ: ABFS). Prior to Panther, Adams worked at PwC Consulting where he helped global technology companies optimize their supply-chains. Adams began his career at 3M as a Project Engineer where he directed lean manufacturing initiatives in North America and Europe.

Adams holds a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and BSME with Honors in Mechanical Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

About Choice Logistics
For more than 50 years, Choice has helped the world's leading companies better manage their global supply-chains. We offer enterprise-grade warehouse, inventory, and transportation management solutions through our global footprint of 400 stocking locations, regional distribution centers, and transportation hubs in more than 80 countries. Beyond 3PL solutions, Choice offers parts planning, field engineering, HW/SW configuration, depot repair, and asset recovery support. Companies turn to Choice to compress time-to-market, provide differentiation in the market place, and remove costs.

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Choice Logistics
James Adams, COO, 917-344-4005

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