(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 4, 2019) – Crowley Logistics announced today it has promoted Jackie Gonsalez to vice president, apparel and retail supply chain business development. Gonsalez reports to Crowley’s Jorge Estevez, vice president, sales and pricing, and will remain based in Jacksonville, Fla.
In her new position, Gonsalez, who was previously director, retail business development and sales, will help new and existing apparel and retail customers increase the velocity of their supply chains, reduce their overall landed costs and gain a competitive market advantage. As vice president, Gonsalez will lead a team of solutions-oriented professionals servicing customers primarily within Crowley’s core markets, which include the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Central America and Asia.
“Jackie has a diverse background in business development and operations, with extensive knowledge across trucking, rail, warehousing and distribution and all commercial aspects of our logistics business,” said Estevez. “She brings high energy and passion to the role and has the demonstrated ability to reduce friction in customers’ supply chains.”
Gonsalez joined Crowley in 2013 as an account executive. In 2014, she was promoted to logistics supervisor, then to logistics operations manager in 2016 before being promoted to director in 2017. She earned her master’s degree in business administration in 2015 from Jacksonville University and two bachelor’s degrees – one in transportation and logistics and another in marketing – in 2012 from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Prior to joining Crowley, she served as a pricing specialist for AV Logistics in Orange Park, Fla.
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 127-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides marine solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets. Crowley operates under four business units: Crowley Logistics, a singular ocean liner and logistics supply chain division; Crowley Shipping, which encompasses ownership, operations and management of conventional and dual fuel (LNG) vessels, including tankers, container ships, multipurpose, tugboats and barges; Crowley Fuels, a fuel transportation, distribution and sales division that also provides liquefied natural gas (LNG) and related services; and Crowley Solutions, which focuses on government services, including vessel management for government agencies, as well as engineering, project management, naval architecture through its subsidiary Jensen Maritime, and marine salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at www.crowley.com.