About Dave kalata

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Gender Male
  • Sub-sector FinancialLogisticsManagementOperation & ShipmanagementPorts & TerminalsProject ManagementSales & MarketingTrading & Agencies

About me

Key components of my background and professional experience:

Degree – B.S., Business Administration, Field of Specialization Logistics/Transportation, Arizona State University.

Experience – 30 years in U.S. domestic and international logistics/transportation of 25 years in the Maritime industry with Lykes Lines, Sea-Land and HMM in various Commercial/Sales/Tradelane and Operational positions.

Major Maritime Management Roles:

  •   Lykes – Tradelane Manager, Great Lakes/Med
  •   HMM – Regional Manager, Midwest / V.P., Trans-Pacific / V.P., Trans-Atlantic & Latin America

Experienced in major North American trade lanes; Trans-Atlantic & Med / Trans-Pacific / North-South as well as; Asia-Europe / Asia – Latin America.

Experienced with Breakbulk, Containerized and Ro/Ro cargo, including; Dry, Reefer, Haz Mat, Heavy Lift/OOG/Project.

Experienced with North American domestic transportation; Barge, Rail (Carload and Intermodal) and Road (Drayage, Truckload, LTL, Expedited, Heavy/OOG/Project) as well as Trans-Load between ISO and domestic equipment.

Additional professional experience; 3PL/Forwarder/NVOCC, Railroad and Air Freight.

Team leader involving; hiring, training, mentoring, managing and session planning.


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