David L. Miller, a 30-year veteran of the trucking industry, has been appointed president of Con-Way Southern Express (CSE).
He previously served as vice president, strategic planning for Con-Way Transportation Services, Inc., (Con-Way) CSE’s parent company.
Miller, 48, began his career with Con-Way as a freight operations supervisor for Con-Way Central Express (CCX) in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1985 he was promoted to service center manager and opened the first CCX service center in Dayton, Ohio. Miller returned to Cincinnati as service center manager in 1987. In 1989 he was promoted to southwest region manager where he was instrumental in the development of PRIDE, Con-Way’s basic operations process detailing how service center and freight assembly center operations are designed and managed. In 1996 Miller was appointed director, quality assurance for CCX and held that position until 1998 when he was promoted to director, strategic planning for Con-Way. His responsibilities included new business development and research.
In 2000 Miller was promoted to vice president, strategic planning where he continued to lead the company’s Business Integrated Transactions Effort (BITE) which mapped and streamlined the accounts receivable process saving significant time and dollars. Miller also acted as project leader for Con-Way’s Manhattan Project, which evaluated all information technology applications and work processes related to pricing and accounts receivable.
After the events of September 11, 2001, Miller was assigned industry lobbying responsibilities to help shape new border security rules and regulations.
Con-Way Transportation Services, Inc. is a $2 billion transportation and services company that provides time-definite and day-definite freight delivery services and logistics for commercial and industrial businesses.