Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 18, 2013
Metro Supply Chain Group, a leading supply chain and logistics solutions provider in Canada, further reinforced its expansion to the United States with the establishment of a United States based headquarters. The new unit, Metro America Supply Chain Solutions, has opened its headquarters office near Dallas Texas. James Kitz has been named as Vice President, Business Development and General Manager. With new operations in Nevada and North Carolina this marks an important step in the development of the business with the building of a local U.S. team able to better serve its U.S. customers.
This expansion enables US based North American companies that utilize Metro Supply Chain services for their logistics needs in Canada to extend the relationship into their US operations. “Our US customers have long desired this as part of their regionalization strategies,” said Martin Graham, President of the Metro Supply Chain Group. “Expanding Metro’s operating reach into the US market should result in operating synergies and improved value for US multinationals utilizing our services.” For more information, http://www.metroscg.com/english/
James Kitz has been appointed as the Vice President, Business Development and General Manager of Metro America Supply Chain Solutions. Mr. Kitz has over twenty-five years of operations, engineering and business development experience, and has held leadership positions within industry leaders including Exel, FedEx, and Greatwide Logistics. “Mr. Kitz’s experience in successfully expanding both publicly and privately held logistics services companies makes him the ideal choice to lead our North American expansion,” commented Mr. Graham.
Metro Supply Chain Group offers customized supply chain solutions and third party Logistics services (3PL) for retailers, consumer goods manufacturers and specialist industry needs such as: health care, automotive and technology. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.