ANN ARBOR, Mich. – February 11, 2011
Con-way Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) today announced that John P. Burton has been named Vice President – Yield Management.
Based at Con-way Freight’s corporate headquarters here, Burton assumes responsibility for pricing, yield and contract management, and market analysis. He also will oversee systems supporting pricing and yield management.
A 25-year industry veteran, Burton joins Con-way Freight from ACT Research, where he was vice president of the transportation sector for this demand forecasting and research firm.His previous experience included management positions in pricing, marketing, sales administration and yield management with SCS Transportation and Preston Trucking Company, as well as Yellow Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Corp.
“We are pleased to welcome John to the Con-way Freight team,” said Douglas W. Stotlar, interim president, Con-way Freight. “His background and experience are an excellent fit for our organization. We look forward to his insight and contributions.”
Burton holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics and business administration from Park University, Parkville, Missouri.He earned his MBA in marketing and operations management from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a $5.0 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. A diversified transportation company, Con-way delivers industry-leading services through three primary operating companies: Con-way Freight, Con-way Truckload and Menlo Worldwide Logistics. These operating units provide high-performance, day-definite less-than-truckload and full truckload freight transportation, as well as logistics, warehousing, multimodal and supply chain management services, and trailer manufacturing. Con-way Inc. and its subsidiaries operate from more than 500 locations across North America and in 20 countries. For more information about Con-way, visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.