Bennett Motor Express Names New Director of Sales for Southern Region

August 20, 2008

Position Supports Business Growth in West, South Central

ATLANTA, Aug. 20, 2008

Specialized freight transporter Bennett Motor Express (BME) has promoted John McGahee to Director of Sales for the Southern United States for the McDonough, Ga.-based company.

“John’s nearly two decades of sales and business development experience in the trucking and intermodal industries are a tremendous asset for the company and our customers. For nearly 35 years, BME has distinguished itself in the industry by offering our customers specialized knowledge and service from skilled team members like John.”

said David Lowry, BME president

In his new role, McGhee will manage sales agents and three district managers in 17 states within the Western, South Central, and Southeastern regions. Most recently, McGahee served for 11 years as BME’s Southeast District Manager, where he was responsible for developing and managing new truckload opportunities throughout the company’s Southeast territory.

Before joining BME, McGahee spent eight years as district sales manager covering the U.S. for Florida East Coast Railway.

About Bennett Motor Express

Founded in 1974, Bennett Motor Express, LLC (BME) is the largest of seven business lines within McDonough, Ga.-based Bennett International Group, LLC. BME is comprised of four divisions- Haul Away, Open-bed (drop-deck and flatbed), Heavy Haul, and Government/Aerospace Services. Specializing in hauling heavy, over-dimensional and unusual freight, BME has transported some of the largest pieces of equipment ever moved on the open road. Bennett International Group, LLC, through its affiliated companies, delivers integrated transportation and supply chain management solutions across the globe.

A woman-owned Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified company, Bennett International Group ranked # 83 in the 2008 Transport Topic’s 100 listing of U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers. For more information, visit www.bennettig.com.

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