The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), the No. 1 port by container volume in the State of Florida, announced today that transportation industry professional Lisa Wheldon has joined the organization as Director, Cargo & Intermodal Rail. Wheldon will be responsible for developing containerized cargo business in major regional markets and for managing JAXPORT’s relationships with rail service providers.
Wheldon has more than 20 years of experience working in the transportation and logistics industry, most recently serving as the Director of BCO Sales for Direct ChassisLink, Inc. During her career, Wheldon has served in roles in every facet of the supply chain at companies including SeaLand, CSX Intermodal and Florida East Coast Railway.
“We are pleased to welcome Lisa to JAXPORT to continue our work facilitating seamless transportation solutions,” said JAXPORT CEO Eric Green. “We are confident our customers will benefit from Lisa’s experience in building and improving end-to-end supply chains.”
A graduate of Georgia Southern University, Wheldon holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on transportation and logistics, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She currently serves on the Board for the New York Traffic Club as well as the Containerization & Intermodal Institute, an organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the business of intermodal trade and the intermodal container transportation community.
Located in the Southeastern U.S. at the crossroads of the nation’s rail and highway network, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is the global gateway to Florida, the nation’s third-largest state.
Dozens of ocean carriers call at JAXPORT, offering shippers competitive transit times to 140 ports in more than 70 countries. JAXPORT offers shippers seamless transportation via 100 trucking firms and 40 daily trains via Class I railroads CSX and NS and regional rail line FEC.
JAXPORT’s experienced sales team can help companies develop a personalized plan to optimize supply chains. Learn more about JAXPORT’s advantages at JAXPORT.com/cargo.