Lodi, NJ – February 12, 2016 – WB Skinner, a leading customs brokerage and freight forwarder serving NY and NJ ports since 1968, today announced that Charles (Chuck) P. Skinner has been named Director of Logistics and Trade Lane Management. This newly created position is a reflection of the marked expansion of the firm’s Logistics Division and the increasing customer demand for global freight forwarding and other related services. The company also announced it will be opening a full-service sales and operations office in Atlanta, in addition to its Lodi, NJ headquarters.
“We are thrilled to have Chuck join us to spearhead our broadening freight forwarding and logistics capabilities to better serve our clients’ needs,” said WB Skinner President William B. Skinner. “His deep and broad experience will provide the leadership and expertise our clients need to quickly, safely and cost-effectively get their shipments to and from wherever in the world they need to go.”
The new position marks Chuck Skinner’s return to the family-owned business where he began his career as a Senior Entry Clerk.
At WB Skinner, Chuck will head up the firm’s freight forwarding functions, including strategic planning for B2B and B2C end-to-end delivery, CHB, and all aspects of freight management.
Chuck Skinner joins the firm from Tigers (USA) Global Logistics in Atlanta, where he served as Regional Manager – Southeast. Prior to Tigers, Chuck held management positions at a wide range of freight forwarding and customs brokerage companies including Panalpina Inc., Phoenix International Freight Services, Kamden International Shipping, Archer Freight Systems, and L. Braverman & Co.