L. FRANK REYES
-Born in Cuba, October 25, 1946
-Arrived in the United States in October 1961 under the “Peter Pan Flites” children program.
-Served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968
-Came into the Freight Forwarding Industry in 1969
-1969 – 1974 JET AIR FREIGHT
Sales, account executive for Miami primarily on Domestic Air Freight
-1974- 1976 SHULMAN AIR FREIGHT/DRAKE MARINE
Sales Manager for the region
1976-1988 TRANSWORLD INTERNATIONAL (TWI)
Domestic and International Freight Forwarder, offices in Central and South America.
Distribution, warehousing and trucking
1988-1998 DSL TRANSPORTATION
Director Florida & Latin America
In charge of setting up Central and South America agencies & offices.
Set up of Miami warehouse and distribution/transloading center for Retailers.
Introduced the 9802 (807) program in Central America for major retailers, including Central and South America.
1998-2004 UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS.
Director Central America
Responsible for Panama, Nicaragua,Costa Rica, Honduras, San Salvador & Guatemala.
Assisted in the implementation of (807) program for major retailers by providing
Quality and Implementation guidelines to assure a complete solution including management of inventory and Distribution from Origin to it final destination.
2004-Present UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS
Director of Business Development
Retail and Consumer Products
Florida Foreign Trade Association.
Inducted into the Hall of Fame on December 2000