Coastal Export International Takes Huge Step Forward in Reverse Logistics for Footwear Brands, Retailers

Hiring of Johnnie Brasfield, VP - Strategic Relationships - Footwear

Nov 10, 2015, 14:43 ET from Coastal Export International

MIAMI, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Export International, an industry leader in repurposing footwear, apparel and related accessories, is moving forward with 2.0 of its strategic plan. Main components of the plan include expanding operations around the world and the hiring of industry expert Johnnie Brasfield.

"Our business has evolved into the reverse logistics leader of used shoes, apparel and related accessories. We have spent two years positioning our company to aggressively implement our strategic plan, said Moe Hachem, President and CEO of Coastal Export International.

"This plan consists of multiplying our growth in footwear reverse logistics. We are poised for the growth with our operations around the US, the most recent in Bentonville, Arkansas," added Hachem.

Johnnie Brasfield has joined Coastal Export International as VP – Strategic Relationships – Footwear. "Our segmentation strategy is underway to further diversify our enterprise into three distinct growth divisions, Footwear, Apparel and Opportunities. Johnnie brings to us over 20 years in the reverse logistics industry, most recently with Division6," added Hachem. "I am excited to join Coastal Export International for this huge growth opportunity," said Johnnie Brasfield.

Working with major brands and retailers around the globe, Coastal Export International has snapped market share by painlessly moving these products to its over 4000 microenterprise clients in developing nations. "We are excited to be the go to resource in the footwear reverse logistics space. Adding Johnnie further exemplifies our commitment to the footwear brands and retailers to move their products, worry free and creating opportunities via microenterprises in developing nations," Hachem said.

Coastal Export International has a heritage of over 40 years in repurposing factory defects, store returns, used shoes, apparel and related products. Coastal Export International's world headquarters are in Miami, Florida with satellite offices and warehousing capabilities in Los Angeles, Bentonville, Detroit, Newark, Miami and Port au Prince.

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