ATLANTA (Oct. 26, 2022) – AFS Logistics (afs.internet) publicizes Micheal McDonagh as president of parcel. McDonagh has over 15 years of pricing and logistics expertise, together with almost 10 years at FedEx. As president of parcel for AFS, McDonagh will concentrate on pricing, technique and buyer satisfaction to extend the effectivity and profitability of the parcel enterprise unit.
“The parcel market is a fast-changing and quickly rising atmosphere that requires absolute mastery of parcel carriers’ pricing and operational fashions. Micheal’s background in finance and technique makes him properly suited to the duty of guaranteeing our shoppers are arrange for achievement in a market that grows more difficult for them to navigate by the day,” says Tom Nightingale, CEO, AFS. “Having that sort of ability set in our arsenal can be an enormous differentiator for our parcel group and our shoppers.”
Based mostly in Atlanta, McDonagh will lead and help a parcel group that manages over $4 billion in annual parcel spend. By optimizing prices with service ranges and contracted charges, AFS permits parcel shippers to ship excessive ranges of service at decreased value.
“There’s a degree of experience at AFS that’s unmatched on this trade. The excessive requirements the corporate has set in all points of parcel is what attracted me to this function. My aim is to uphold these requirements and assist give our shoppers the absolute best expertise. They’re crucial a part of any success plan,” says McDonagh. “However a high-performing division solely works properly if it really works as a group. We now have a powerful group supported by cross-functional coaching that allows us to achieve expertise from one another to the advantage of our shoppers. Regularly bettering how we do issues is essential. We all the time have to ask ourselves how we are able to enhance.”
McDonagh earned a Bachelor of Arts in historical past and the Irish language from College of Galway, Eire and a Grasp of Enterprise Administration from Duquesne College in finance. Early in his profession, he spent seven years at FedEx in advertising and monetary evaluation in addition to serving as a income administration advisor growing strategic pricing applications. He later served as Director of Technique and Course of Enchancment for Goal Freight Administration earlier than changing into Chief Working Officer and Controller for Clark Testing, the place he developed pricing fashions to make sure profitability. McDonagh returned to FedEx for a short stint within the options and pricing of healthcare division. Previous to AFS, McDonagh served as Vice President of Parcel at FreightWise.
About AFS Logistics
AFS Logistics helps greater than 1,800 firms throughout greater than 35 international locations drive sustained financial savings and operational enhancements, whereas turning their logistics operations into aggressive, customer-centric differentiators. As a non-asset primarily based and non-asset biased 3PL, AFS offers a spread of logistics companies, that includes freight and parcel audit, parcel value administration, LTL value administration and transportation administration, which incorporates freight brokerage and freight forwarding. Based in 1982 and using a group of greater than 380 logistics teammates in eight main places throughout the U.S. and Canada, AFS is often a part of the Inc. 5000 listing of quickest rising firms. To be taught extra, go to www.afs.internet.