Evans Distribution Systems Represented on Michigan 2012 Motor Carrier Advisory Board
|January 12, 2012||Filled under releases, United States||
Evans Distribution Systems announced that Doug Ostrowski, the company’s vice president of transportation, has once again been reappointed to the Michigan Public Service Commission Motor Carrier Advisory Board for 2012.
Evans Distribution Systems announced today that Doug Ostrowski, the company’s vice president of transportation, has once again been reappointed to the Michigan Public Service Commission Motor Carrier Advisory Board for 2012. Ostrowski’s one-year term continues his sixth year as a liaison between the Michigan government and motor carrier industry by leading vital discussions on regional issues and transportation trends.
“As an expert on economic transportation issues that affect our state, Doug is always on top of industry trends and what they mean for local carriers,” said Evans Distribution President John A. Evans. “We’re proud to see him further use his extensive knowledge and experience to help build and facilitate strong government and industry relationships.”
The Michigan Public Service Commission is an agency within the Department of Labor & Economic Growth, responsible for the insurance and safety regulation of the intrastate for-hire trucking industry and the rate and consumer protection regulation of the intrastate household goods moving industry.
The Motor Carrier Advisory Board facilitates a continuing dialogue among the trucking industry, consumers, other interest groups, and state government on issues, problems and solutions important to Michigan freight transportation. The advisory board consists of members representing the transportation industry and the shipping public in addition to ex-officio members of the Michigan departments of State Police, Transportation, Treasury, and Secretary of State, and the U.S. Department of Transportation. The announcement was made by the board’s chairman, Dan Blair.
Ostrowski has served in the transportation business for 20+ years and is a member of the Transportation Club of Detroit and the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Translinked Committee. He resides with his family in South Lyon, Mich.
Evans Distribution Systems, headquartered in Southeast Michigan, was founded in 1929 as the Central Detroit Warehouse Company. It has evolved into a full-service, third-party logistics provider offering warehousing, transportation, contract packaging and staffing to the manufacturing, food and beverage, consumer goods, and chemical industries. Evans currently employs about 250 associates and operates more than 1,800,000 square feet of space throughout the United States. www.evansdist.com.
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