Pacer International, Inc., a leading North American freight transportation and logistics provider, announced the appointment of James K. Commiskey as Vice President, Business Development — Automotive, for its Pacer Stacktrain unit. In his role, Commiskey is responsible for sales and coordinating the marketing effort for Pacer’s wholesale automotive product. He will report directly to Adriene Bailey, President of Pacer Stacktrain.
“Jim joins Pacer at a pivotal time,” said Bailey. “We are focused on creating additional value for our automotive customers as they manage through the unprecedented market conditions that exist in this sector.
“We are expanding our intermodal services network to create additional opportunities for our customers to convert highway moves to reliable and cost-effective intermodal service that also advance our customers’ environmental sustainability initiatives. And, we are making a significant investment in our systems platform to simplify and enhance our customer experience with Pacer.”
Prior to joining Pacer, Commiskey was Senior Vice President of Avnet Logistics, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, and services development. He has held a series of progressively senior positions in the logistics industry, including Vice President of Business Development at UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Menlo Worldwide, Vector SCM, and Emery Worldwide respectively.
”I look forward to bringing my automotive sector passion and experience to Pacer’s customers to help them meet their transportations goals,” said Commiskey. “Now more than ever we need to approach our customer base with a true focus on the ways Pacer can deliver the value they need to win in the marketplace.”
ABOUT PACER INTERNATIONAL
Pacer International, a leading asset-light North American freight transportation and third-party logistics provider, through its intermodal and logistics operating segments, offers a broad array of services to facilitate the movement of freight from origin to destination. The intermodal segment offers wholesale services provided by Pacer Stacktrain (cost-efficient, two-tiered rail transportation for containerized shipments) and Pacer Cartage (local trucking), as well as retail services through its Rail Brokerage group (intermodal marketing). The logistics segment provides retail truck brokerage, trucking, warehousing and distribution, international freight forwarding, and supply-chain management services. Pacer International is headquartered in Concord, California. Its intermodal and logistics operating segments are headquartered in Concord, California, and in Dublin, Ohio, respectively.