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ECU Worldwide, global multi-modal logistics major and the world’s leading player in Less-than Container Load (LCL) ocean freight consolidation, is expanding its trucking business in the United States of America, with the appointment of Douglas Cumming as Vice President of USA Inland, Domestic Transportation, ECU Trucking. Douglas will be joining the team with over 15 years of experience in the domestic cargo transportation ecosystem.
ECU Trucking, founded in 2017, is a growing division of ECU Worldwide focused on diverse inland cargo movement in the United States. ECU Trucking offers digital tracking and extended support of a global logistics network, to deliver door-to-door logistics support to freight forwarders. The division specializes in Lower than Truck load (LTL), Full Trailer Load (FTL) and Full Container/Drayage Load (FCL) as well as project cargo handling. ECU Trucking is distinguished in the inland logistics space through services like no National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC), no additional invoices after 48 hours, geographically focused services and API compatibility.
Tim Tudor, CEO ECU Worldwide, said, “ECU Worldwide’s vision to enable global value chains, drive digitization, and create greater visibility to global freight movements is shaped by able leadership at the helm and Douglas brings valuable experience and expertise to the team. ECU Trucking is an important part of our multi-modal strategy to deliver door-to-door logistics support to all are customers. We are sure Douglas’s understanding of the freight forwarding network will help grow this fast growing and high margin segment even further.”
Douglas Cumming, Vice President ECU Trucking, said, “This is an exciting time to be in logistics given the disruptions and dynamics within the sector. ECU Trucking will work closely with the extended global ECU Worldwide network to support customers with their US domestic trucking requirements. I am excited to be part of a dynamic and fast-growing business that is redefining standards in the global logistics industry.”
I just wanted to say a big thank you to Mark, Debbie and your teams for the great service we have received from ECU Worldwide. Your willingness and availability at all times are highly appreciated to achieve the service we get from yourselves.
Over a period of many years, Diamond Global Logistics have chosen to place business with ECU Worldwide UK. The service given to us by Ian, mark and their colleagues has been exemplary. In our view, ECU have set standards in customer service that other companies can only dream of. We are approached on a frequent basis by ECU’s competitors but no matter what they claim to be able to offer us, we are never convinced as to their abilities to attain the high standards that we seek in our service providers. In these days of rates being seen to be the all-important factor, with service often being an afterthought by many, ECU are a breath of fresh air in the marketplace. The relationship Diamond Global Logistics has with ECU is one that we place great value upon.
ECU Worldwide offers exceptional service at competitive prices and is our first choice for LCL shipments in the industry. Along with its extensive ocean freight service portfolio, they also provide a logistic hub and spoke service for the actual door-to-port service.