FirstFruits Marketing, Yakima, Wash., has named Jill Switzer corporate manager for transportation and logistics to support expanding services.
The grower-owned apple marketing company has created a dedicated transportation division, according to a news release. A new phone number, 877-603-7848, services all packing sites, less-than-truckload transportation, and cross-docking needs.
Switzer is a former Yakima branch manager at Advanced Transportation Services with 18 years of logistics experience. She grew up on an apple farm in Tieton, Wash.
“Jill has a great depth of experience in transportation logistics and will be critical to bringing these services to life with our customers,” Keith Mathews, chief executive officer, said in the release.