Edward P. Moritz is vice president of marketing for Con-way Inc. (previously known as CNF Inc.) is a $4.2 billion transportation and logistics company with businesses in less-than-truckload motor carriage, truckload and brokerage services, logistics, warehousing, supply chain management and trailer manufacturing.
Named to his current position in October, 2005, Mr. Moritz has overall responsibility for advertising, sales collateral, public relations, Internet presence and promotional activities for the entire Con-way organization. He also manages the sales support systems, rules and accessorial tariffs for Con-way Freight. He previously served as vice president of marketing for Con-Way Transportation Services, Inc. (CTS), CNF’s $2.8 billion regional transportation subsidiary which he held since 1998.
Mr. Moritz previously served as director of marketing and received the vice president title in 1998. He is credited with developing the unique and independent CTS pricing system for its LTL motor carriers following deregulation of the trucking industry in 1994.
An executive with 30 years of experience in the freight transportation industry, Mr. Moritz joined the CNF organization in 1979. His responsibilities during his 10-year tenure with CNF included economic/rate research, operations research and 6 years as director of marketing, which included assisting in the startup of the CTS LTL components. He then spent two years as director of customer service for CNF, responsible for promoting all of the company’s operating units.
In 1989, Mr. Moritz joined CTS as general manager of the company’s international non-vessel common carrier (NVOCC) division. Headquartered in Long Beach, CA, he achieved the turnaround of this international operation with employees in 15 U.S. offices and 9 locations overseas. He was promoted to director of marketing in 1991.
Mr. Moritz is a native of Baltimore, MD, he holds a bachelor’s degree in transportation and an MBA in finance from the University of Maryland. He is a veteran of the US Air Force. Mr. Moritz is based at Con-way Freight’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI.