David Akers

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    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:President, Mexico
    • Area of Expertise:Transportation
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Transportation
      Summary of expertise:
      Dave Akers is the President, México of C.R. England, Inc., a Salt Lake City – based global transportation provider and the world’s largest refrigerated carrier with operations throughout the United States and Mexico. C.R. England serves notable companies such as Hershey, Wal-Mart, Kraft, Nestle, and ConAgra.

      Mr. Akers has worked in cross-border trucking and logistics since 1993. Before joining C.R. England in 2009, Mr. Akers was Associate Vice President of Mexico Operations at Werner Enterprises from 2002 to 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Akers served as Director of Operations for Celadon Trucking’s CELMEX division and was based in Mexico City, Mexico.

      In his current role at C.R. England, Mr. Akers plays an active role in the design and implementation of various transportation and logistics products to serve C.R. England’s valued customers located throughout North America. He also frequently coordinates with local, state, and federal law enforcement on supply-chain security initiatives (C-TPAT, DEA, U.S. CBP) to provide industry perspective to these organizations.
      Educational background:
      Mr. Akers holds a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M International University. Mr. Akers is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

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