Posted on June 30th, 2017
Aim Transportation Solutions is excited to announce the promotion of Ron Bourque to the position of Vice President of Safety. Ron started at Aim in 2015 as a regional director of logistics at Aim Integrated and has over 15 years of experience in the transportation industry. Ron has been credited with spearheading Aim Integrated’s transition from paper logs to the new, more efficient, ELD systems. Ron’s fluency in technology, deep understanding of the Department of Transportation’s regulation system, and commitment to safety are some of the qualities that make him a perfect fit for the position of Vice President of Safety at Aim. “In our current environment, an effective safety department needs to mirror an IT department in many ways. Ron has the technical savvy and leadership skills to head this department for years to come” says Chief Operating Officer, David Gurska. In his new position Ron will head up the safety department and be responsible for all safety activities within Aim’s operating companies: Aim Integrated Logistics, Aim Leasing Company, and Aim Services. Ron has a bachelor’s of arts degree in Finance from Michigan State University and is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. In Ron’s free time he enjoys outdoor activities with his wife Angela and two children: Cameron (9) and Leah (7).
Posted on March 1st, 2017
Bruce P. Berger, a 28 year employee of Aim Integrated Logistics, has recently been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President. “Bruce heads all operational functions of Aim Integrated Logisitcs – He’s done so for many years. He is a strong leader and has been a crucial part in Aim Integrated’s growth and success” says Chief Operating Officer, David Gurska.
Bruce got his start in the military: After serving four years in the United States Navy, he received his degree from Kent State University. His logistics career began as a dispatcher for Ohio Fast Freight before moving on to Duff Truck Lines as an operations supervisor. During his ten years at Duff Truck Lines he was promoted to terminal manager.
When the opportunity surfaced to join the Aim team, he decided it was a tremendous career opportunity as AIM was just beginning to enter the logistics market. Bruce’s efforts have been instrumental in growing the business from the ground floor to a multi-million dollar asset based logistic company with over 500 employees.
He is an avid cyclist, Cleveland Browns and Ohio State fan and enjoys a relaxing round of golf. His current residence is located in Youngstown, OH where he lives with his wife Cheryl. They hope to retire someday to Orlando where they own a home to be closer to their daughter, Danielle.
Posted on August 9th, 2016
Aim Integrated Logistics, a Top 25 Dedicated Carrier in the country, is excited to announce the addition of its new division, a 3PL service. Aim also welcomes BRANDON STIEB, who has been tasked with directing this new venture.“We wanted to expand our service offerings to our customers and this was the obvious next step,” said Stieb, Director of 3PL. “This is a major addition to our traditional role of leasing trucks and drivers dedicated to a specific account.” Stieb explained that this new venture will transition Aim into a full-service transportation company. “Customers will no longer have to call an outside provider when they have loads that may not fit Aim’s model,” he said. “We, ultimately, want to be the only call they have to make for their transportation needs.” AIM’s initial focus is going to be on their freight brokerage.Service offerings will include truckload brokerage, expedited services and specialized hauling.This new initiative is going to enhance the customer experience with Aim, according to DAVE GURSKA, Chief Operating Officer of Aim Integrated Logistics. “We look at all of our customers as partners and we are always looking to bring more value to that partnership,” Gurska said.”Through our new services, we will be able to strengthen our relationships and provide more solutions to customers’ transportation challenges.” Gurska said that Aim has made a significant investment in cloud-based TMS software and expects to launch the service in the near future. “Customers will be able to utilize our software and have full visibility to everything they have in our network,” he said. “This is something we’ve always wanted to do.” Stieb is no stranger to the world of third party logistics having worked in the field for 10 years before joining Aim.
Posted on May 2nd, 2016
Aim NationaLease, the largest privately held full service truck leasing company in the United States, is pleased to announce the Promotion of Matt Svancara to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Matt Svancara previously served at Aim as Regional Vice President for the Midwest. Svancara will be leading Aim’s sales and account management team as well as driving overall revenue retention and growth. Svancara has over 20 years of industry experience and holds a BA in Finance and a MBA degree from Baldwin Wallace University.
“When Tom Fleming (Aim’s CEO) approached me I was honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to lead Aim’s sales at this exciting and pivotal point in the Company’s growth” says Svancara. “Aim has been a great company to work for and I’m looking forward to growing it in new directions and guiding the sales team into further success” he goes on to say.
Aim NationaLease is also pleased to announce the promotion of Tim Hanley (Chicago) and Steve Iskander (Indianapolis) to Regional Managers and will be responsible with overseeing business development in these newly created regions. Tim Hanley has over 22 years of industry experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and served our country for 4 years in the Marine Corps. Steve Iskander has over 13 years of industry experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and an MBA from Ball State University. He enjoys training for Ironman triathlons in his free time.
About Aim NationaLease
Aim currently has over 100 operations, more than 1,000 employees and over 10,000 vehicles on the road. They offer an array of transportation services including full service truck leasing, integrated logistics, commercial rentals, gas & oilfield services, and professional shop management. Aim was founded in 1962 and continues to be an Industry leader in Full Service truck leasing and providing precision transportation solutions that keep companies moving. http://www.aimntls.com
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