- Names Longtime Transportation Expert, James Hornsby, to Key Position -
Overland Park, KS, December 10, 2013 – Tiger Cool Express LLC, an innovative and cost effective temperature controlled intermodal transporter of produce and food products, has appointed James Hornsby as Chief Financial Officer for the company.
Mr. Hornsby previously spent more than 12 years with Pacer Stacktrain and Pacer International, rising to the position of Vice President and Controller. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and has a Master of Science in Transportation Management from the University of Denver. Mr. Hornsby will be located in Overland Park, Kansas; headquarters for Tiger Cool Express LLC, which is owned by Tiger Infrastructure Partners LLC.
Finkbiner said of the recent appointment: “We are delighted to add Mr. Hornsby to our excellent management team as he brings a great deal of financial experience that will help support our business model to outperform other forms of temperature-controlled transportation in the door-to-door cargo delivery sector. He is a key asset to the company during this important stage as we position the company to be in revenue service by early spring 2014.”
About Tiger Cool Express
Formed in 2013, Tiger Cool Express provides an innovative, lower cost, more reliable and environmentally friendly intermodal alternative to long haul trucking transportation. The company’s solutions overcome structural obstacles that have previously prevented temperature-controlled produce success. The Tiger Cool Express intermodal product provides competitive service levels and cost economies to truck. It utilizes premium trains, operated by its underlying railroad partners, along with pickup and delivery services provided by elite, local trucking firms. For more information visit: www.tigercoolexpress.com.
Tiger Cool Express is backed by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, an independent private equity firm focused on investments in the power, renewable energy, natural resources infrastructure, waste management, water, transportation, communications and related sectors. For more information visit: www.tigerinfrastructure.com.