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Global Link Logistics Hires Christine Callahan As COO

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Global Link Logistics, a leading provider of import logistics services to the North American home furnishings industries, has named Christine Callahan chief operating officer. Global Link Logistics focuses on Transpacific Asia to North American trade lanes and provides, ocean, brokerage, air and consolidation solutions. Callahan will be based at the company’s headquarters in Tucker (Atlanta), Ga. Callahan has over 25 years experience in ocean freight and logistics. Just prior to joining Global Link Logistics, she was vice president of global ocean freight services at UPS Freight Forwarding. She has also served as vice president of ocean freight services at Menlo Worldwide Forwarding and has held other related management positions in pricing, sales, operations and regulatory compliance. She is a former president of the International Association of Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers. Global Link Logistics is owned by Golden Gate Logistics of Palo Alto, Calif. Golden Gate Logistics acquires and consolidates premier logistics providers in North America and Asia to create innovative, flexible solutions for companies with logistics needs in those regions. About Golden Gate Logistics, LLC: Golden Gate Logistics was formed by GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC and John H. Williford, founder of Menlo Logistics and former CEO of Menlo Worldwide. More information about Golden Gate Logistics can be found at www.goldengatelogistics.com. About Global Link Logistics: Global Link Logistics, Inc. of Atlanta, Ga. is a leader in import logistics, ocean freight and customs brokerage services for the Asia to North America trade lanes. Global Link’s unique application of single point customer service combined with its procurement leverage, technology solutions and industry focus helps its customers lower their landed costs. More information about Global Link Logistics can be found at www.globallinklogistics.com.

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