VIENNA, Va., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LaserShip is proud to announce the hiring of Terese Tubbs, who will join the LaserShip team as Program Manager of Retail Solutions. Tubbs comes to LaserShip with over 25 years of logistics experience and looks to apply her expertise in managing multiple transportation and distribution channels in the retail industry as she works to leverage her knowledge and solutions-based approach to retail shippers.
"Terese has tremendous strategic logistics and transportation experience, developed through her career on the 'buy' side of transportation," states LaserShip Executive VP Blake Averill. "We are thrilled to have Terese take on the leadership position in LaserShip's retail transportation group, where she can leverage her insights to impact the greater retail and e-commerce community. She's a real game changer for us!"
For the past ten years, Tubbs has acted as Senior Manager of Transportation / Logistics for Urban Outfitters. There, she was responsible for domestic and export transportation for five retail brands, five e-commerce and two wholesale brands. Before working for Urban Outfitters, Tubbs was the Senior Manager of Domestic Transportation for Warner Brothers Studios Stores where she ran their entire domestic network. In her leadership roles at both retailers, Tubbs was able to manage logistics teams and create solid infrastructures to build effective transportation networks from the ground up.
"What attracted me to LaserShip was their commitment to growth and their flexibility and willingness to conceptualize custom-designed products specific to the needs of individual retailers," said Tubbs. "Retailers everywhere are realizing the increasing importance of using regional carriers such as LaserShip. I look forward to leveraging my passion and experience in the retail industry to help the industry as a whole during this exciting time of change."
Tubbs is in a unique position to consult retailers nationwide on the advantages of integrating regional carriers into their carrier mix. Her experience in retail transportation and distribution combined with her reputable leadership skills offers retailers an inside look into both sides of the supply chain equation. "We have been working with Terese and waiting for the right time for her to join the team. The retail industry is in need of innovative solutions and with Terese's experience, we are poised to bring those to the market with rapid rollout," states LaserShip VP of Supply Chain Josh Dinneen.
About LaserShip Inc.
LaserShip is a regional parcel carrier facilitating last mile delivery to east coast markets for businesses that desire reduced transit times, greater flexibility, and the elimination of excess costs within their supply chain. Founded in 1986, LaserShip has evolved into a leading provider of regional same day and next day distribution services for premier e-commerce and product supply businesses. For more information, visit lasership.com.
SOURCE LaserShip Inc.