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Watkins & Shepard Trucking Appoints Rowland Branham as Regional Sales Manager

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Patrick Smith, National Sales Manager of Watkins & Shepard Trucking, announces the appointment of Rowland Branham as the company’s newest Regional Sales Manager. In his role Branham will be responsible for business development in the Mid-Atlantic and southeastern regions of the United States. Branham will be domiciled at the company’s terminal facility in Conover, NC.

Patrick Smith remarks: “Watkins & Shepard is excited to add a seasoned and proven veteran to our sales and marketing staff. Rowland brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge to the table that will help our clients prosper as we continue to expand our role as the leading provider of transportation to the home furnishings industry with our furniture and carpet distribution programs. We are proud to have him on board.”

Branham joins Watkins & Shepard with over 25 years experience in furniture and home furnishings supply chain management that encompassed all aspects of the logistics business.

Mr. Branham remarks, “I am happy and proud to be given this opportunity with Watkins & Shepard Trucking. As a business development manager for a service organization, it’s all about the people you are working with and all the vital components that make up the overall infrastructure of a great company. Watkins & Shepard, with our industry position, broad menu of service offerings, resources and experience allow us to bring strategic efficiencies to our clients.”

Watkins & Shepard Trucking Inc. operates over 600 power units and 1500 trailers in the United States and western Canada specializing in the home furnishings and flooring products markets. The company has over 1000 employees in 21 terminal facilities located throughout the United States. For further information please visit our website at www.wksh.com.

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