COLTON, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Lineage Logistics (“Lineage”), a warehousing and logistics company sponsored by Bay Grove Capital LLC (“Bay Grove”), today announced that Diogo Lobo has joined Lineage as its first President of Logistics. In this position, Mr. Lobo will assume responsibility for developing a new line of logistics services enabling Lineage to fulfill customers’ needs across the temperature controlled supply chain. He will report directly to Lineage’s Chief Executive Officer Bill Hendricksen.
“My goal is to streamline the supply chain for our customers while providing them access to reach new markets around the world.”
Prior to joining Lineage, Mr. Lobo was Head of International Logistics at JBS USA, the world’s largest protein company, where he was responsible for directing its international logistics efforts. His extensive logistics experience also included previous tenures operating in various logistics project management positions within the food supply chain and at multiple food producers including Sadia (now part of Brazil Foods) and Woolworths’ Meat Division of QKSA. Mr. Lobo holds various degrees in supply chain, international trade, and food technology—including a MBA in Logistics and Operations from IEGE International Institute of Management—having studied at universities in Brazil, South Africa and the U.S.
“Diogo brings with him invaluable experience and a unique perspective that will position Lineage to efficiently manage every step of the supply chain for our customers,” said Mr. Hendricksen. “This new capability will augment our existing core competencies while adding a completely new dimension to our business.”
“As food logistics become more complex and costly, Lineage is working to be a single source for complete, end-to-end supply chain solutions to its customers,” said Mr. Lobo. “My goal is to streamline the supply chain for our customers while providing them access to reach new markets around the world.”
About Lineage Logistics Lineage Logistics is the 2nd largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company in the U.S. The company was founded through the combination of premier, temperature-controlled warehousing companies, some of whose roots date back to the early 1900s. Today, all its companies are unified with a shared vision of being the leading national supply chain logistics company serving the nation’s food, retail, agriculture, and distribution companies. (www.lineagelogistics.com)
About Bay Grove Capital Bay Grove Capital is a principal investment firm dedicated to partnering with strong management teams to invest and build long-term platform investments. Over the last four years Bay Grove has built Lineage Logistics through eleven acquisitions completed in partnership with entrepreneurs, managers and employees. The firm has deep experience in the warehousing and logistics industry and also seeks to make investments in other attractive sectors. Bay Grove Capital is based in San Francisco. (www.baygrovecapital.com)