Longistics Staff Joins North Carolina China Center 2011 Board Of Directors

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) August 25, 2011 - Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions (http://www.longistics.com), has announced that the North Carolina China Center (http://www.ncchinacenter.org) has appointed four company executives to its 2011 board members and executive team. Pat Long, vice chairman and co-creator; Lisa Yuan, manager of global business development; and Brooks Long, director of special projects all have joined the NCCC Board of Directors. Longistics chairman and co-creator Duane Long, who has served on the NCCC board as the chairman since its inception in 2006, was reappointed to the board. Duane Long and his wife, Pat, established Longistics in 1984. Yuan joined the company in 2009 as marketing analyst before assuming her present position.

    "These appointments to the North Carolina China Center Board of Directors and executive team ensure the future success of the organization," said NCCC President Tom Martineau. "Duane, Pat, Brooks and Lisa all share a strong sense of our cultural ties to China, and they know how to successfully do business with the Chinese government, organizations and individuals."

    The North Carolina China Center has a mission of creating of bridges of understanding between businesses, as well as cultural and educational institutions, in North Carolina and the greater China region comprising Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The objectives of the Center, created in 2006, are to explore business opportunities; promote academic exchanges; foster industrial collaborations; enhance cross-cultural understanding; and assist all interested parties and business entities as well as public and private institutions in developing relationships with the greater China region. Over the first four years of the Center's existence, major Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) have been signed with businesses, industrial parks, educational and cultural institutions in China. For more information, visit http://www.ncchinacenter.org/.

    Located in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Longistics is a full-service provider of global logistics solutions that specializes in cold-chain logistical support and problem solving services for a broad range of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors of high value, high security products. A leading provider of third-party logistics, Longistics has a worldwide reach and growing presence in China, and other emerging markets around the world. Longistics provides transportation, warehousing and Foreign Trade Zone management operations at FTZ 214, located in the Global TransPark, and FTZ 93, located adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Capabilities include: supply chain studies, vendor managed inventories, transportation, technology, infrastructure, FTZ zone operations, domestic warehousing services, order fulfillment, kitting and sub-assembly, and value-added programs. For more information, visit http://www.longistics.com.

    Erin Smith
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    erin ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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