Purolator International President John Costanzo Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2019 Pro to Know

JERICHO, NY – March 7, 2019 – Purolator International, a leading provider of North American logistics, is proud to announce that John Costanzo has been named a 2019 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. This is the fifth consecutive year that Costanzo has been honored with this award, recognizing his leadership in helping organizations to prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.

“Every year we receive more submissions from outstanding supply chain leaders. It’s evidence of the growth in the supply chain profession as well as the importance of the profession within companies. Our Pros to Know listing showcases the leaders and innovators shaping the profession and making substantial impact on their companies,” says John Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend this year’s recipients for their achievements in supply chain and for paving the way for the next generation of exceptional supply chain leaders. This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”

Over the past year, John Costanzo led Purolator International’s efforts to successfully grow the company’s business in the fast growing ecommerce sector, and in the medical, industrial and other high yielding B2B sectors. He has also continued to introduce product and service enhancements that support its customers’ plans for the future. A subsidiary of Purolator Inc., a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider in Canada, Purolator International has implemented better tracking capabilities and proactive supply chain visibility solutions to meet the market shift from low-cost to time definite expedited shipping, and utilizes the company’s new and innovative final mile delivery options in Canada.

“I’m honored to once again be recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as a 2019 Pro to Know,” said John Costanzo, President, Purolator International.  “We at Purolator International are focused on innovation to help our customers meet the challenges of cross border logistics. Exporting to Canada offers a unique opportunity for many U.S. businesses to grow their customer base, and I’m proud to help many organizations save days off transit time and reduce costs associated with shipping to Canada.”

Costanzo consistently demonstrates Purolator International’s commitment to the logistics industry, speaking frequently about the importance of USMCA and how the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) will continue to encourage and facilitate trade between the U.S. and Canada.  In April, Purolator Inc. also announced that it has joined Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a consortium of leaders in the shipping and logistics industry that is creating standards in blockchain use.

Costanzo was also recently appointed by NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to join the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council (LIREDC).  The LIREDC is one of ten Regional Councils founded in 2011 to develop long-term strategic growth plans for their NY regions.   Costanzo also serves on the board of the Long Island Association and the United Way of Long Island, and is committed to helping drive economic development on Long Island, especially the growth of local manufacturing and exports.

The 2019 Provider Pros to Know includes more than 200 individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 500 entries for the 2019 Pros to Know Awards. Check out Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website at www.sdcexec.com

for the full list of all of the 2019 Pros to Know winners.

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About Purolator International

Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider in Canada. Purolator International specializes in the air and surface forwarding of Express, Freight and Parcel shipments, customs brokerage, and fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within North America. Purolator International has received numerous industry awards for its superior service and innovative solutions, including “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, “Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” by Supply Chain Brain magazine, “Top 100 3PL Providers” by Inbound Logistics, and Logistics Management’s “Quest for Quality Award.” In addition to facilities throughout New York, Purolator International has locations in key U.S. markets including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit, Nashville, Newark, Houston, Indianapolis, New York, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, San Diego, Seattle, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and St. Louis.