LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Logistics Group, the nation's leading provider of omnichannel logistics services, today announced the appointment of Ruben Morales as Senior Vice President of West Coast Operations. Morales brings more than 20 years of operational experience with ecommerce fulfillment and omnichannel distribution acquired during his roles at Toys "R" Us, Office Depot, and other retail, wholesale and logistics companies. Morales will report directly to Robert Stull, Chief Executive Officer of Port Logistics Group.
Morales will be based at the company's City of Industry, CA headquarters location and will be responsible for all West Coast gateway locations, including 3.7 million square feet of dedicated and multi-client warehouse space and regional trucking operations in Southern CA, and 600,000 square feet of warehousing and transportation operations at the Seattle/Tacoma gateway.
Most recently Morales was the Executive Director – Western U.S. Ecommerce Fulfillment & Retail Distribution Operations of Toys "R" Us and was responsible for 6 Regional Distribution Centers that process ecommerce orders and retail replenishment. He was also responsible for apparel and hard-line global 3PL import operations.
Prior to joining Toys "R" Us, Morales served as Senior Director – Supply Chain Operations at Office Depot where he managed Office Depot's Northern California supply chain operations, including B2B distribution and transportation, retail replenishment, and ecommerce fulfillment.
"We're very pleased to be able to add a leader like Ruben that has been at the forefront of the shift to omnichannel logistics," said Bob Stull, Chief Executive Officer. "He will play a critical role in managing our fastest growing region and will be an invaluable resource to our customers who are facing the rapid changes in retail, wholesale and ecommerce supply chains."
Morales graduated from Penn State with a Master's degree in Supply Chain Management and served in the U.S. Marines for 6 years with deployments in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield.
ABOUT PORT LOGISTICS GROUP
Port Logistics Group is the nation's leading provider of omnichannel logistics services, including value added warehousing and distribution, transloading and crossdocking, ecommerce fulfillment, and national transportation. With 6.5 million square feet of warehouse space strategically located in and around major North American ports, Port Logistics Group provides the critical link between international transportation and the last-mile supply chain.
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SOURCE Port Logistics Group