7.26.17—Atlanta, GA: American Global Logistics (AGL) announced today that Jon Slangerup has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Slangerup will succeed Jim Briles, who is stepping down as CEO to spend more time with his family. Under Briles’ leadership, American Global Logistics has become one of the fastest-growing and most respected international supply chain and logistics solutions companies in the world.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, we thank Jim for his many contributions to AGL and the industry overall. Jim co-founded our Company, and for a decade applied his managerial skills and knowledge of the industry to propel AGL to a global leadership position,” said Slangerup.
Jon Slangerup was previously AGL’s Non-Executive Chairman and has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in multi-modal logistics, including serving as CEO of the Port of Long Beach—one of the world’s premier seaports and a primary gateway for trans-Pacific trade—as well as the former President of FedEx Canada, a billion-dollar subsidiary of FedEx Corporation. “I am very excited about continuing the great momentum that our AGL Team has achieved by delivering unmatched service, break-through technology solutions, and an unwavering commitment to the success of our customers around the world,” Jon said.
About American Global Logistics
Founded in 2007, American Global Logistics is a specialized supply chain software and services company that provides end-to-end multi-modal transportation solutions, customs brokerage, compliance consultation, carrier allocation management, warehousing, distribution, and advanced purchase order management to select customers. Its proprietary cloud-based technology provides real-time shipment visibility and forecasting, and an accountability-based customer service model allow customers to deliver a consistent experience to their end-users. AGL’s client base represents a broad range of industries including automotive, food, household goods and furniture, and represents some of the US’s largest importers and exporters.