Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced that Corey Tyler, a 20-year veteran of logistics and transportation management, has been named senior director of transportation, and that “Lenny” F. Berz has been named director of business development.
Tyler becomes responsible for carrier negotiations, relationship management, transportation strategy and vision and growing the transportation management business. He will be based at Menlo’s national transportation management center in Aurora, Ill.
Tyler joins Menlo following 10 years with Baxter Healthcare Corp., a global, diversified health care company where he served most recently as director of logistics and global transportation. At Baxter, he managed distribution network design, private fleet management and domestic and global transportation, among other high-level responsibilities. Previously, he spent more than a decade working in senior level marketing, sales and transportation management positions at Hellman Worldwide Logistics, Kohl’s Department Stores, Venture Stores Inc. and Norfolk Southern Corp.
“Corey’s expertise in managing global transportation initiatives at large multinational companies makes him the ideal candidate to help us drive the effective strategies and continuous improvement our customers require,” says Anthony Oliverio, vice president of supply chain services for Menlo. “We welcome Corey to the Menlo team and look forward to his contributions.”
Berz will be based in the Southern California area and will be responsible for sales and customer relationship development in the consumer, retail and industrial products sectors.
A transportation industry veteran with nearly 20 years of sales experience, Berz joins Menlo from Americold Logistics, where he most recently was director of sales. There, he specialized in transportation solutions and sales management for regional, super-regional and national accounts. Over the course of his career, Berz has advanced through positions of increasing responsibility and leadership in sales and business development with APL Logistics, YRC Logistics, YRC Worldwide and Golden Eagle Express. He began his career at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, where he spent six years in customer service and as the manager for intermodal operations.
“With an established career in transportation industry sales, Lenny brings a depth of experience and unique market insight that provides a great complement to our team,” says Robert Bassett, vice president of sales and marketing for Menlo. “We’re pleased to add someone with his credentials and proven success and look forward to his contributions.”