Press Release - For Immediate Release
Contact: Maggie Owens | Marketing Director | Burris Logistics
Burris Logistics appoints industry peers to Board of Directors
Issue Date: June 4, 2015
MILFORD, DELAWARE — Burris Logistics, a provider of customized retail distribution services, specializing in temperature controlled supply chain solutions, announced appointment of Bob Koerner and Thère du Pont to the Burris Logistics Board of Directors during Fiscal Year, 2015.
“Bob Koerner and Thère du Pont are two well-known and respected peers in the food logistics industry,” shares Donnie Burris, President, CEO, and fifth generation leader of the family-owned Burris Logistics. “We strongly believe that the voice of our clients needs to be heard at the board-level and therefore we rely on Directors, such as Bob and Thère, to assure that Burris is anticipating and surpassing the needs of those we serve.”
Bob Koerner joins the Burris board after serving as the CEO of Total Logistic Control, one of the largest and most trusted third-party logistics provider serving the food and consumer good manufacturing industries. Currently, Bob is Principal of BK Partners, serving as a mentor and consultant in supply chain management. “I am honored to be among an elite group of professionals serving on the Board of Burris Logistics,” shares Bob. “I look forward to contributing my expertise for the continued growth and success of a logistics provider that is committed to excellence.”
Thère du Pont is President of the Longwood Foundation and serves on the Boards of both DuPont and WSFS. He formerly served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer of drugstore.com, a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision and pharmacy products; and, President and Chief Financial Officer of Wawa, Inc., a chain of food markets in the Mid-Atlantic region. “I look forward to helping Burris grow as a high quality provider of customized supply chain solutions and a family business with a passion for service excellence.”
About Burris Logistics
Established in 1925, and celebrating a 90-year milestone, Burris Logistics operates an expanding network of temperature controlled warehousing and distribution centers from Florida to Massachusetts. This fifth-generation, family-owned enterprise provides leading edge logistics, transportation, and supply chain solutions coast to coast through four distinct operating divisions: Burris Custom Retail Distribution, Burris PRW Plus (Public Refrigerated Warehousing), Burris Transportation and Honor Foods (a redistributor of frozen, refrigerated and dry food service products). For more information about their trend-setting logistics and deep-rooted values® please visit www.burrislogistics.com.