Promotion Recognizes Distinguished Sales Career and Commitment to Customer Service
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - January 29, 2009
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has promoted Timothy P. Dell to area vice president of sales, Western area. In the role, Dell will be responsible for directing the company’s sales initiatives in the eleven western U.S. states, as well as North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Texas. He will also oversee the activities of nine regional sales managers and eight national account executives.
“Tim Dell has exceptional sales talent and a long history of delivering results for Con-way Freight in the Western region,” said Ed Conaway, executive vice president of sales for Con-way Freight. “His commitment to outstanding customer service and experience in leading sales management teams make him a natural for this new role.”
A 32-year veteran of the less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation industry, Dell began his career as a dockworker, eventually moving on to positions including dispatcher, freight operations supervisor, service center manager and sales manager. He joined Con-way Freight in 1998 as an account executive at its Orange, Calif., facility. Dell later became senior account executive and, most recently, held the role of regional sales manager for the territory covering Southern California.
A native of Niagara Falls, N.Y., Dell is based at Con-way Freight’s location in Buena Park, Calif.
About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry’s leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service through a single, unified network of more than 300 service centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight offers LTL freight delivery across North America, as well as delivery in the United States for international less-than-container (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed® service. Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is ISO 9001- and 14001-, C-TPAT/PIP, ACE- and CSA-certified.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.0 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/freight.