Robert W. Bassett
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC
Robert W. Bassett is vice president of sales and marketing for Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, a $1.6 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services. Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), a $5.6 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Con-way combines the resources of over 28,500 professionals, decades of experience and industry leadership, and the financial stability of a $5 billion publicly traded (NYSE:CNW) company to create competitive advantage for our customers. These operating units provide high-performance, day-definite less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload and intermodal freight transportation; as well as logistics, warehousing and supply chain management services; and trailer manufacturing. Con-way Inc. and its subsidiaries operate from more than 425 locations across North America and in 20 countries across five continents.
Named to his current position in 2005, Mr. Bassett is responsible for all aspects of the company’s sales and marketing activities. He had served as director of global business development since 1999.
Before joining Menlo Worldwide Logistics, Mr. Bassett spent seven years with FedEx Supply Chain Services as an industry group vice president, and three years with Ryder Freight System as western regional vice president.
Mr. Bassett is a native of Park Ridge, NJ; he is a graduate of Wake Forest University of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and is active in various industry organizations. Mr. Bassett is based at Menlo Worldwide Logistics’ headquarters in San Mateo, Calif.