IAS Senior VP Blair Peterson Named Pro to Know
Chosen for 25+ Years of Global Logistics Expertise
Oakland, CA – March 10, 2016 - International Asset Systems® (IAS), the leader in cloud-based solutions for goods transport management, announces that Senior Vice President Blair Peterson has been named a Provider Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The 16th Annual Provider Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives within clients’ supply chains to help prepare their organizations for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. Blair was chosen for his 25+ years of global logistics and goods transport industry experience, helping clients to gain global visibility, operational efficiencies and greater cost savings.
“Blair has been instrumental in leading IAS to meet the challenges in the global transportation industry – from driver and capacity shortages to port strikes to the changes in the US chassis provisioning model,” said Paul Crinks, CEO of International Asset Systems. “The team at IAS congratulates Blair for this prestigious honor, which reflects his thought leadership and commitment to extreme customer satisfaction.”
“Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2016 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional corporate executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead,” says Ronnie Garrett, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend recipients for their achievements. Their accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage the supply chain for competitive advantage. Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and a knowledge base for supply chain transformation, as well as in promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement, earned these individuals a rightful place in this year's Pros to Know listing.”
Blair is responsible for marketing, business development, customer and vendor partnerships, strategic account management, and all commercial functions such as customer SaaS contracts, trading partner agreements, pricing and proposals. His core expertise is building communities of trading partners—connecting transport buyers/arrangers and transport providers on a platform for mutual benefit. Blair joined IAS from Triton Container International, where he was responsible for container maintenance and repair, fleet procurement and production quality, corporate marketing, and marketing systems development. Prior to Triton, he managed a container chassis and trailer leasing operation for Transport International Pool. Blair started his transportation career with an intrastate all-commodities and intermodal trucking company in California's Central Valley. He graduated with a BA in Education from the University of California, Davis
International Asset Systems provides solutions to the world’s logistics industry, spanning thousands of operators and their trading partners, including leading ocean carriers, logistics providers, equipment lessors, motor carriers, repair depots, terminals, beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) and rail carriers around the world. IAS helps clients profit more by achieving greater visibility, increasing booking fulfillment, and reducing equipment, transportation and operational costs. IAS has connected a community of over 4300 organizations, 10000+ partnerships in over 89 countries.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 350 entries for the 2016 Pros to Know Awards. Check out Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website at www.sdcexec.com for the full list of all of the 2016 Pros to Know and Practitioner Pros winners. This year’s list includes more than 200 individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges—and more than 40 Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies.