SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, welcomes Gregg Bergstrom as Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) Manager in Seattle. Bergstrom will serve as a central point of safety information and coordination between Lynden International's national and international Service Centers.
"Gregg's background and experience are a huge asset to Lynden International and its employees," says Paul Polkinghorn, Lynden International's Vice President of Business Performance. "He will work closely with Lynden Safety Director Jim Maltby as well as promoting the Lean manufacturing methods throughout the company which focus on increasing productivity and streamlining processes."
Before joining Lynden, Bergstrom was Assistant Director of Facilities for Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, WA. He also serves as a U.S. Army Reserve Logistics Officer. He recently returned from Kandahar, Afghanistan, and currently commands a watercraft company consisting of three tugboats, a 250-ton floating crane and 84 soldiers.
Bergstrom is a graduate of Washington State University and earned a Master's of Education from the University of Washington.
Lynden International is one of the Lynden family of companies, whose combined capabilities include: worldwide air and ocean forwarding, third-party logistics, trade show shipping, shipping to Alaska, truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, scheduled barges to Alaska and Hawaii, charter barges., intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered Hercules L-382 cargo aircraft and multi-modal logistics.
SOURCE Lynden International