Pacer International, Inc., a North American logistics and freight transportation provider, has appointed Paul C. Svindland to chief operating officer, effective Nov. 12.
Before joining Pacer, Svindland served as managing director at AlixPartners, a business-advisory firm, where he co-led the Global Transportation and Logistics Practice, working with carriers and shippers to improve their operational and financial performance. Prior to AlixPartners, he worked at ICG Commerce, a sourcing, procurement and logistics business process outsourcing company, where he developed and led the firm’s Global Logistics practice. He also worked several years in management roles at Maersk Inc.
“My decision to join Pacer was the result of a strong belief in its people, brand and services," Svindland said. "While it’s tough to leave such a great firm as AlixPartners, I am excited about being part of a company with such a commitment to providing best-in-class customer service and innovative transportation solutions to its customers."