SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, promoted Luis Varela to Regional Vice President-Latin America. Varela served as Division Vice President-Mexico for the past 15 years. In his new position, he will be responsible for business development, agent relations and operations in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean in addition to Lynden's Miami Gateway.
"Luis has been with Lynden for two decades and his experience in and knowledge of the Latin American market is a huge advantage to our customers," says Dennis Mitchell, Vice President-International. "We are excited to have Luis leading our sales and operations efforts, and his multi-lingual abilities in Spanish, Portuguese, English and French are a plus."
Lynden International is one of the Lynden family of companies whose combined capabilities include: truckload and less-than-truckload freight to Alaska, scheduled and charter barges, rail barges, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered air freighters, domestic and international shipping via air and ocean forwarding, customs brokerage, trade show shipping, remote site construction, sanitary bulk commodities hauling, and multi-modal logistics. Lynden companies are repeat winners in the annual Quest for Quality customer service awards presented by Logistics Management magazine.
SOURCE Lynden International