On this CEO Exclusive, we talk with Jon Slangerup and Blake Shumate with American Global Logistics about technology and disruption with regard to supply chain, and how people’s buying behavior is changing.
Jon Slangerup joined American Global Logistics as chairman in April 2017 and was appointed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in July 2017. With domain expertise in multi-modal logistics, enterprise software and environmental technologies, Jon has built businesses throughout North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers in more than 100 countries.
Previously, Jon was CEO of the Port of Long Beach, a primary U.S. gateway moving $200 billion a year in trans-Pacific trade. As CEO, he delivered record levels of cargo volume and revenue growth and successfully managed a $4 billion capital infrastructure expansion program. Jon’s career began in military and commercial aviation, leading to a distinguished 20-year career with FedEx, where he advanced to become President of FedEx Canada.
Blake Shumate co-founded American Global Logistics in 2007 as part of an accomplished team of logistics professionals. With more than 20 years of global logistics experience, he currently aligns IT, process improvement and service operations to drive positive customer experiences as AGL’s Chief Operating Officer.