Perkins Logistics announces key promotions to leadership team

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Perkins Logistics — a provider of specialized transportation services for the office furniture, store fixture, home cabinet, energy, infrastructure construction and tradeshow exhibit industries — announced the promotion of two key executives in recognition of their growing roles within the Noblesville, Ind.-based company.

Perkins is promoting Gregory Maiers to president; Maiers previously served as the company’s chief operating officer. The move will add sales and finance to Maiers’ areas of responsibility. Maiers joined Perkins in 2003 after an 18-year career with North American Van Lines, where he led several divisions before taking the helm as president of North American Logistics, a $600 million global logistics operation of North American.

“This new title reflects the increasingly important leadership role that Greg has played within our company,” says Andy Card, chairman and chief executive officer of Perkins. “His in-depth knowledge of the transportation management industry and his insightful management have been key drivers of Perkins’ exceptional growth over the past few years.”

Perkins also is promoting Daniel McKinnon to vice president of information technology; McKinnon previously had served as the firm’s director of information technology. McKinnon joined Perkins in May 2008, coming from a similar role with Summitt Trucking, based in Clarksville, Ind.

McKinnon is a Certified Microsoft Engineer (MCSE), a Citrix Certified Administrator, a Certified Novell Engineer (CNE) and a graduate with honors from the Computer Learning Center with certification in microprocessor and telecommunications technology.