L&M Transportation Services Inc. has promoted one of its staffers to a new position involving marketing and promoting the Raleigh, N.C.-based logistics freight brokerage.

L&M Transportation Services promotes staffer

Burke


Joseph Burke, who joined L&M Transportation Services as a dispatch trainee in June 2010, has been promoted to sales marketing analyst with the division. The change was scheduled to become effective Feb. 1.

Burke, who graduated from East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C., will help redefine how L&M Transportation Services’ non-asset based logistics provider serves its customers. His responsibilities include developing a social marketing strategy, running a new company website and starting a new transportation management system, according to a news release.



The new position should help provide customers and carriers more efficient communication methods, Burke said in the release.

“Joe’s background in marketing and supply chain management as well as his understanding of leading edge technology makes him well-suited to the new position,” the release stated. “Joe has a Bachelors degree in marketing and e-commerce and a Masters in business administration, with certifications in supply chain management.”

L&M Transportation Services is a sister company of L&M Cos. Inc.


(Note on correction: This story originally incorrectly mischaracterized the company's ownership.)