The 45-year-old Paul Hoelting has been promoted to senior vice president of sales at UPS. Hoelting succeeds the long-time executive of Overnite Transportation, John Fain, 58.
Fain is going to retire on 31st March after more than 30 years of service at the global freight company, UPS Freight. He has been involved in various sales and marketing activities in domestic and international markets.
Jack Holmes, President of UPS Freight, called Fain “a dynamic force in the transportation industry”. Moreover, “his business acumen and knowledge of the industry assisted us greatly as we made our entry into the LTL market”, said Holmes.
Fain’s successor, Paul Hoelting, also a UPS veteran, had previously proven himself in a the role of vice president of corporate business development at UPS Freight.
“Paul’s experiences with rail, LTL, Truckload (TL) and small package operations represent an expertise in today’s multi-model environment that is invaluable to customers seeking solutions to their logistics needs”, so Holmes.
With the help of Hoelting, UPS Freight hopes to extend its packaging service standards and technology within the LTL and TL market.