Choice Logistics, the global specialist in outsourced mission-critical service parts logistics services, has announced the appointment of Rob Van Doorn as director for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific (APAC). Based in the Netherlands, he will be responsible for daily operations and vendor management for Choices partner network.
International operations are a primary component of Choices mission-critical service parts logistics offering, said Michael Katz, CEO, Choice Logistics. We are growing by leaps and bounds in EMEA and APAC, as we continue to respond to the needs of our clients. The addition of a seasoned expert, such as Rob Van Doorn, is a testament to our ongoing commitment to assemble the most talented professionals in the industry. He will bring tremendous value to our clients and partners who are challenged with a myriad of compliance issues and other complexities in these regions.
An industry veteran, well versed in international supply chain management, Van Doorn most recently served as site director/operations manager for Jabil, a $12.8 billion (USD) company with 55 facilities in 22 countries. He previously held management positions with Kuehne + Nagel Group, an international logistics provider, and Computer 2000, a UK-based distributor of IT products and services.
Choice Logistics is an emerging company on the international scene, and has made significant headway to solidify its global presence in recent years, said Van Doorn. I look forward to playing an integral role in ensuring that our customers have consistent service delivery from Choice, regardless of regional or cultural challenges. With the power of the Choice network, Im confident we will continue to increase our value proposition to current and future clients, so they can take advantage of our global reach and expertise.
Van Doorn holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. He is fluent in English, Dutch and has a working knowledge of German.
Choice Logistics has more than 400 strategic stocking locations operations in more than 90 countries on five continents that provide time-definite delivery for mission critical service parts for high tech companies. Choices proprietary global IT platform offers seamless asset tracking and inventory visibility of service parts to optimize resources and streamline supply chain operations.
About Choice Logistics
Choice Logistics provides outsourced service parts logistics services to meet the unique challenges of mission-critical, global service organizations. More than 400 strategic stocking locations (SSLs) around the world provide 24/7 same-day solutions and strategic inventory management. Choices focused insight helps leading companies and provides them with a competitive advantage. Avaya, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi Data Systems and others have selected Choice as their preferred global provider of outsourced logistics.