Hanson Logistics promotes Janson to president

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Hanson Logistics announced that Andrew B. Janson has been promoted to president, effective March 1. Janson, who previously was the company’s executive vice president of business development, joined the company in 2004 as vice president of business development and was appointed to the executive management team in 2007.

“I am confident Andy will make an excellent president,” says Gregory P. Hanson, vice chairman of the St. Joseph, Mich.-based company. “His passion and contribution to Hanson Logistics has been significant during the last several, very exciting years.”

Janson, who has 25 years of experience in food logistics, joined Hanson Logistics to lead its expansion into fully integrated temperature-controlled logistics and was instrumental in developing the company’s Chicago consolidation center and launching its Velocities multivendor consolidation program. He currently serves as a director and treasurer of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association and is a past member of the board of governors of the World Food Logistics Organization.