Piatak is a transportation industry veteran with extensive experience managing rail and intermodal operations.
"We are pleased that Tom has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer for MHF-LS," said Chairman Louis Schaab. "Tom has over eighteen years of experience in the industry, understands our core competencies and has the ability to lead our growth in existing and new markets."
In coming on board, Piatak stated, "I am extremely excited about the opportunity to join such a fundamentally strong company with a rich heritage in the transportation market. I enjoy being challenged and look forward to expanding MHF-LS'' market share via customer, product and service diversification. The company fits well with my skill set."
In his new role, Piatak is responsible for overseeing all business operations including business development, finance and administration, project development and safety and quality assurance.
Prior to joining MHF-LS, Piatak was president and chief operations officer for VEXURE, a Jacksonville, Florida-based privately held complete transportation and logistics provider specializing in transportation management, intermodal operations, contract logistics and expedited transportation. Piatak contributed to the company''s success by aligning top line management to facilitate revenue growth from $42 million to $178 million over a four-year period.
Piatak''s resume also includes executive level management roles with Hyannis, Massachusetts-based Infinium Software, where he was vice president of sales and marketing-transportation and over nine years with CSX Transportation''s premier product line, CSX TransFlo, also based out of Jacksonville, as assistant vice president of sales and marketing.
Piatak is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he majored in civil engineering management. Additionally, he also holds a master''s degree in business administration from the University of North Florida.
Upon graduating from West Point, Piatak served as a captain with the US Army Corps of Engineers during Operation Desert Storm.
ABOUT MHF LOGISTICAL SOLUTIONS
MHF Logistical Solutions, Inc. (http://www.mhfls.com) is an asset-based, vertically integrated logistics provider that offers seamless solutions for generators and shippers of radioactive, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, materials and byproducts. The company''s customers include government agencies, such as the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Energy and others. MHF-LS also provides transportation and logistics solutions to companies in the nuclear utilities, environmental services, mining, metals, and chemical and petrochemical industries. MHF-LS operating units provide all of the project engineering and regulatory management, packaging, technical services, transload, transportation (rail, truck, marine) and equipment necessary for "end-to-end" logistics solutions. Its integrated approach offers improved project safety, efficiency, and lower overall costs.
MHF-LS provides its transportation services by utilizing its portfolio of private railcars and intermodal container equipment. It handles container and bulk material transfers for its North American clients at permanent transload facilities and through a network of other short-term or temporary transload sites. The company''s packaging division designs and manufactures various rigid and flexible packaging systems for all types of materials. The company also provides specialized transport and waste-related technical services and consulting, both domestically and internationally, through a dedicated business unit.
MHF-LS is based in Cranberry Township, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA, with other offices in the U.S. and a subsidiary in the United Kingdom. The company''s headquarters may be reached at 724-772-9800, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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