Schneider National Inc. Names Mitch Weckop VP, GM of Dedicated Services

By: Bubbajunk.com

Green Bay, Wis.July 18, 2005Schneider National Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and related services, today announced that Mitch Weckop has recently joined the company as vice president and general manager of Dedicated services. In the position, Weckop will lead Schneider's Bulk, Refrigerated, Specialized and Dedicated lines of business.

Mitch comes to Schneider with a diverse background in supply chain leadership and brand management, said Scott Arves, president of Transportation for Schneider National. Throughout his career, Mitch has achieved impressive results leading major national brands toward supply chain efficiency. His innovative management style, dedication to the corporate brand and ability to lead cross-functional teams makes him well-positioned to execute our corporate strategy. We are extremely fortunate to have him join our team.

Weckop joins Schneider National from Paper Converting Machine Company, a converting, printing and packaging technologies company where he served as vice president and general manager handling a global P&L and maintaining leadership responsibilities for sales, customer service, marketing and engineering operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Previously, Weckop spent more than 20 years at Procter & Gamble, serving most recently as supply chain leader handling operational responsibility for a multi-million dollar consumer goods facility. In this role plant profitability improved and quality to the consumer increased significantly. While at Procter & Gamble, Mitch also served as an operations manager, and in marketing brand management for the Pampers and Bounty brands.

Weckop holds a bachelors degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind., and a masters degree in business administration from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wis. He serves on the corporate board for N.E.W. Curative Rehabilitation Center in Green Bay, which assists individuals who are elderly, have disabilities or have a special need in achieving their goals for independence.