First Fleet Names Alexander Popov Vice President, Fleet Services

first_imgFORT LAUDERDALE, FL — First Fleet Corp., a national provider of asset management, financial and operational support to the nation’s private truck fleets, has announced the appointment of international transportation and logistics industry veteran Alexander Popov as vice president, fleet services. During his career, which spans the transportation, solid waste disposal and fleet management industries, Popov has worked with the largest fleets in these fields. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement In his new position, he will oversee the fleet services and purchasing operations for the corporation, while expanding on the functions of the company’s growing business platform. His mandate is to provide market intelligence and insight on technical and equipment issues to First Fleet’s senior management. Popov is also charged with developing an ongoing system to track customer fleet usage and utilization statistics. In addition, he will oversee First Fleet’s 18-month fuel study, currently in progress. “Alex brings a multifaceted, international background in transportation, engineering, fleet operations and a sharp financial acumen to First Fleet. He will have a positive impact on all aspects of our business, providing valuable information and strategic counsel to our management and sales teams,” said John Flynn, president and CEO, First Fleet Corp. Prior to joining First Fleet, Popov was vice president, logistics for Waste Management, Inc. in Houston, where he directed rebuilding the company’s fleet services and logistics operations. Previously, in Miami, he was corporate director, field maintenance processes for Ryder Transportation Systems. Before that, he served as industrial engineering manager for the Americas Division of United Parcel Service, where he directed a strategic corporate service initiative to penetrate Latin America. Advertisement He received an M.B.A. in finance from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Roosevelt University, Chicago. Popov’s work was published and recognized for the 2004 MIT-Edelman Award. He is a member of the Industrial Engineering Society, Technology & Maintenance Council, Council of Logistics Management and INFORMS. To learn more about First Fleet Corp., go to: www.firstfleet.com . _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.last_img

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