( Photo and logo courtesy Monterey Mushrooms; graphic by Amelia Freidline )

Monterey Mushrooms, Watsonville, Calif., has hired Michael Manson to manage the less than truckload (LTL) sales territory in the eastern region.

That supports the company’s Princeton, Ill.; Loudon, Tenn.; Temple Pa.; and Orlando, Fla., production, according to a news release.

 Before he joined Monterey Mushrooms, Manson was a logistics account executive for Lighthouse Transportation and Total Quality Logistics. At those companies, he managed freight brokerage for less than truckload and truckload business, “focusing on customer service, competitive pricing and growing freight business in the produce industry,” according to the release.

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