John David began his career at Crane Worldwide Logistics in 2009 as part of the Leadership Development Program, shortly after the company was formed.
FREMONT, CA: Crane Worldwide Logistics, a leader in supply chain solutions, announced that John David Thomas has been appointed as Regional Vice President, South-Central Region. The South-Central area comprises Crane Worldwide's expansive headquarters in Houston and Central and West Texas, Louisiana, and the U.S./Mexico border.
John David, also known as JD to clients and coworkers, began his career at Crane Worldwide Logistics in 2009 as part of the Leadership Development Program, shortly after the company was formed. Graduates joining the industry will gain management and logistics leadership skills through the Leadership Development Program. Crane Worldwide believes in and develops talent from the start by offering various opportunities to learn the logistics industry on an organizational and strategic level. This helps to cultivate potential leaders.
Based in the world's energy capital, JD has seen many ups and downs, but the COVID-19 pandemic presented a new set of challenges. "As a logistics provider, we have due diligence to do our part to support the needs of the communities we serve. I asked each business leader to help their communities during the pandemic. JD made this a priority by acting with a keen sense of urgency to develop strategic solutions to broaden Crane Worldwide's life sciences vertical," commented Keith Winters, CEO, Crane Worldwide Logistics.
During his twelve years at Crane Worldwide, JD has held various positions within the company, including District Director of Houston, Texas, where he was instrumental in the town's success and development. JD also played a crucial role in Crane Worldwide's expansion of its U.S./Mexico border footprint through active operations in Laredo, Texas. JD concentrated on forming partnerships with Houston medical practitioners to gain a better understanding of the pressing needs. As a result, Crane Worldwide was able to import and distribute personal protective equipment and medical supplies to hospitals all over Texas and health care facilities all over the world.
"We are delighted to share this announcement of JD's promotion to Regional Vice President. Since joining the business on the Leadership Development Program, JD has established himself as a widely respected leader within our organization and externally supporting a vast range of clients with outstanding service. He is a veritable asset to Crane Worldwide Logistics and our clients, and I know he is capable of taking our business to the next level in the South-Central Region," adds Winters.