July 23, 2018 – LOUISVILLE, KY – Packaging & Logistics Solutions (PLS), a leader in U.S. packaging, supply chain optimization and proprietary data analytics software has announced the appointment of global e-commerce and supply chain executive Doug Jones as its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer (COO/CSO).

Throughout the course of his career, Jones has strategically navigated the global e-commerce, 3PL and manufacturing landscapes, having most recently served as the SVP of Operations and Lean Continuous Improvement for leading digital retailer Rue La La.

Reporting directly to PLS Founder John Moore, Jones will be charged with accelerating the growth and strategic execution of the company’s suite of products and services, which provide innovative solutions for e-commerce, 3PL and manufacturers across the United States. He is an alumnus of Indiana University and holds a Master Black Belt certification.

“Doug brings a wealth of industry experience, driving significant results in the e-commerce and 3PL industries as a C-suite executive. As a customer of PLS, he saw our product and service offerings and solutions first hand. He knew that our expertise and use of data analytics to drive measurable and sustainable labor, transportation and packaging savings for our customers was revolutionary for our space. We are truly energized to have him on our team,” Moore said.

“PLS has experienced unprecedented growth over the past few years and I could not be more excited and proud to join the team,” Jones said. “The core values, performance-based approach, and depth of industry experience of PLS will continue to drive world-class results for our customers.”

PLS is a data-driven, packaging, supply chain optimization company that creates measurable outcomes to lower shipping and labor costs, promote green packaging solutions, and drive warehouse optimization for high-volume pick, pack and ship operations. The company also has a proprietary software suite called “Orange Box Intelligence” or OBI that enables predictable, sustainable results to ensure customers achieve their year-over-year productivity and service initiatives.

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