Boston, MA, June 26, 2018 – OCEANAIR, Inc., New England’s leader in international trade and logistics, welcomes Chris Lake to lead the company’s new truckload brokerage division, based in Boston, MA. With the addition of Mr. Lake, OCEANAIR will expand its supply chain services and offerings by including full truckload, flatbed, temperature-controlled FTL, and intermodal services across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Mr. Lake attended Green Mountain College in Poultney, VT. In his previous position, Mr. Lake was the Director of Truckload Brokerage for Mach 1 Global Services, Inc. based out of Tempe, Arizona. He was accountable for day-to-day transportation and operations management, service improvements, cost containment and compression as well as tracking and implementing strategies to improve service. Mr. Lake’s responsibilities included managing costs and developing and maintaining an effective and involved workforce through performance leadership, education, communications and policies which support diversity and team effectiveness.
As a leader in the freight forwarding industry, OCEANAIR combines its experience with technology to deliver best-in-class logistics and supply chain solutions to small and mid-sized companies. Throughout out 35 year history, we have continually invested in our people, technology, and business relationships to serve the expanding needs of our clients. Founded in 1983 in Revere, MA by Ed Kaplan, Joe Wyson, and Harvey Waite, the leadership of OCEANAIR aspired to become the leading freight forwarder in New England. Today, OCEANAIR is one of largest independent freight forwarding and logistics service providers in the region and has an extensive network with a global reach that enables us to deliver value to all aspects of the supply chain. Our core services include supply chain management, freight forwarding, customs and compliance, transportation management, and warehousing and distribution.
OCEANAIR is a licensed IATA agent, Ocean Freight Forwarder, and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC). We are a certified Cargo Screening Facility and an Ocean Transportation Intermediary. OCEANAIR is a validated member of CTPAT, TSA, and WCA, the world’s largest and most powerful network of independent freight forwarders. OCEANAIR services growing industries such as food and agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, paper and packaging, technology and electronics, and retail. With our global logistics network, cutting-edge IT systems, and superior customer service and in-house expertise, we continue to exceed our customer’s expectations through excellence in global supply chain logistics.