Michael E. Crawford and James G. Ruiz Join eflatbed.com
PITTSBURGH, PA, July 7, 2000 - Michael E. Crawford has joined eflatbed.com as Vice President of Information Technology. eflatbed.com has also named James G. Ruiz as Director of Strategic Development.
As Vice President of Information Technology, Crawford will oversee eflatbed.com's technological development in the eCommerce logistics marketplace. Crawford brings over 11 years of information systems and eBusiness experience to eflatbed.com. Prior to joining eflatbed.com, Crawford was a Senior Principal at the Pittsburgh office of Keane, Inc., an information technology and eBusiness consulting firm. Crawford also served as Director of Information Systems at Anker Energy Corp. in Morgantown, West Virginia, and as Information Systems Manager at Carson Industries in Freeport, PA.
James Ruiz has been named Director of Strategic Development at eflatbed.com. In this position, Ruiz will hold responsibility for establishing strategic partnerships and identifying business development opportunities for the company. Ruiz has more than five years of strategic sourcing and supply chain management experience. Most recently, he was a Buyer for AK Steel Co. in Butler, PA, where he negotiated and structured purchasing agreements for AK Steel's manufacturing operations.
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, eflatbed.com is the only Internet transportation marketplace dedicated to providing complete logistics services to flatbed motor carriers and shippers. The eflatbed.com exchange, which electronically links available freight opportunities with potential carriers, improves the efficiency of the flatbed transportation system by integrating the entire shipment transaction process online-from load planning to payment. Visit our website at www.eflatbed.com.
Elicia Troese, eflatbed.com, 412-928-2639, or firstname.lastname@example.org