Dan Boaz - President

AirFreight.com ✈ 1-800-Air-Freight

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Dan Boaz -'s bio

Dan Boaz is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive leader with a strong portfolio of successes. In the transportation industry since 1985, he started as a driver at UPS and worked his way through management as an industrial engineer. Dan quickly realized to achieve success there would be failures along the way, and took that risk founding Vital Express in 1997. Fueled by his enthusiasm, energy and experience, Vital Express grew from a start-up to multimillion-dollar enterprise. His strong work ethic and integrity have earned him numerous awards and commendations.

Currently, in his pursuit for excellence and the most formidable forward-thinking venture of his career, he has taken the next great hurdle in founding AirFreight.com, which offers elite freight services in a best-in-class segment of the expedited transportation industry.

Dan’s overall strategy is based on catching market transitions that are taking place with the next generation transportation customers that are evolving from the Internet. His mission is to reinvent the way people do business with transportation providers and to shape the future of the freight industry through the Internet by generating unprecedented business opportunities that will create a whole new way of doing business.

AirFreight.com operates as a global provider of premium freight services in the expedited transportation industry. Services include: Air Freight, Air Cargo, Air Charter, Expedited Ground Transport and Just in Time Delivery for the Time Critical Shipping Business.

AirFreight.com is earning an exceptional reputation for an evolution in the transportation industry and is largely responsible for its enormous growth in a sector that suffered a tremendous downturn with the sudden reversal of the global economy. The Management is devoted to the ongoing expansion of its brands, particularly in the Expedited Freight segment of the industry.

Air Freight | Air Charter | Expedited Freight | Same Day Trucking

Experience

Explore my professional history and get to know the companies I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

2012 - Current

Strategic Investment in Last Miles Deliveries

SameDayDelivery.com

2007 - Current

President / CEO

AirFreight.com ✈ 1-800-Air-Freight

1997 - Current

Member of the Board of Directors

Vital Express

1994 - 1997

District Manager

Associated Global Systems

1985 - 1994

Industrial Engineer / Operations Manager

UPS - United Parcel Service

Strategic Investment in Last Miles Deliveries

SameDayDelivery.com

SameDayDelivery.com, an Internet company that harnesses the power of the very latest technology to streamline the same day delivery process while providing greater satisfaction for customers, delivery companies and drivers. Through the SamedayDelivery.com website, a delivery can be requested, dispatched and paid for all in one seamless action.

SameDayDelivery.com is an intermediary between a businesses and its user. Getting a delivery from point A to point B is very simple, but when you have multiple deliveries, multiple drivers, stringent time constraints – and you have to maintain perfect delivery times without failures – it becomes a bit more of a challenge. “There’s zero room for failure,” says Dan Boaz, the visionary behind the start-up “SameDayDelivery.com has 25+ years of industry experience and the logistical technologies to get it done.”

President / CEO

AirFreight.com ✈ 1-800-Air-Freight

Dan Boaz is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive leader with a strong portfolio of successes. In the transportation industry since 1985, he started as a driver at UPS and worked his way through management as an industrial engineer. Dan quickly realized to achieve success there would be failures along the way, and took that risk founding Vital Express in 1997. Fueled by his enthusiasm, energy and experience, Vital Express grew from a start-up to multimillion-dollar enterprise. His strong work ethic and integrity have earned him numerous awards and commendations.

Currently, in his pursuit for excellence and the most formidable forward-thinking venture of his career, he has taken the next great hurdle in founding AirFreight.com, which offers elite freight services in a best-in-class segment of the expedited transportation industry.

Dan’s overall strategy is based on catching market transitions that are taking place with the next generation transportation customers that are evolving from the Internet. His mission is to reinvent the way people do business with transportation providers and to shape the future of the freight industry through the Internet by generating unprecedented business opportunities that will create a whole new way of doing business.

Member of the Board of Directors

Vital Express

Transportation and Logistics Company. Orchestrated company start-up and growth with a highly recognized and well developed brand. Responsible for overall management of business, corporate development, marketing and operations.

Major Contributions:

• Fueled revenue growth from start up to multimillion dollar company.

• Developed Franchising Program from inception to roll-out.

• Orchestrated company marketing plan to elevate corporate visibility within a highly competitive market.

• Acquisition of the Company

District Manager

Associated Global Systems

Brought in to effectively turn-around the company’s “High Profile” station to reduce turnover, increase sales and successfully motivate the personnel. Strategically placed key management in key position for quick results.

Major Contributions:

• Successful turnaround of District Management, Employees and the "Brand Image" of the LAX Terminal.

• Increased Local Sales to Record Breaking Month @ $1.2 Million.

• Rebrand Company’s Image to "Associated Global Systems".

• Turned the LAX Station into the # 1 Company owned station in the system.

Industrial Engineer / Operations Manager

UPS - United Parcel Service

As a young UPS driver, rapidly promoted into management and became the youngest Full-time Supervisor in the company. Groomed into various positions before being promoted to a Industrial Engineer.

Major Contributions

• Industrial Engineer working with underperforming divisions to increase productivity and to reduce turnover.

• Ranked as a Top producing Operations Supervisor.

• Served on "Team MBC" Management By Commitment. (Working with least best operations).

• Received Top Reviews by Senior Management.

Education

See where I spent time studying and gained early knowledge to prepare for my professional life.

UPS Management Training

Business Management

1989 - 1993 • Industrial and Management Engineering • Time and Motion Studies • Labor Relations • People Skills • Supervisors Basic Training GENERAL EDUCATION College of the Canyons Pasadena City College United States Navy Veteran Fire Fighter Academy -Mitchell Community College North Carolina Concealed Weapon Permit

College of the Canyons

None

Current None

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Air Freight

Trucking

Expediting

Freight

Transportation

Air Charter

Expedited Freight

Hot Shot Trucking

Ground Expedite

Supply Chain Management

Truckload

Freight Forwarding

Logistics

Charter

LTL

Time Management

3PL

Logistics Management

Transportation Management

Warehousing

Start-ups

Procurement

Supply Chain

Entrepreneurship

Express Trucking

Same Day Trucking

Same Day Delivery

Time Critical Trucking

Hot Shot Delivery

Reverse Logistics

Strategy

Operations Management

Inventory Management

Management

Leadership

International Logistics

Sales

Shipping

Ocean

Container

Supply Chain Optimization

Customs Regulations

Contract Negotiation

Flatbed

Import

Fleet Management

Pricing

Export

International Business

International Trade

Testimonials

Hear what some of my clients and colleagues have to say about me after working together on various projects throughout my career.

Hesham Elkobaitry

.

“Dan, who always demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit, has been a positive infulence in my professional career. Dan's sense of creativity, positive attitude, and personal drive developed him as a leader amongst our group. As a results driven individual, it had always been obvious that Dan would be successful in whatever venture he would embark in.”

Phil Pench

VP, Sales - Global Accounts & West Region at DHL eCommerce

“I have known Dan for over 20 years now and have always found him to be very dedicated to any task at hand. Dan was a support mechanism to my success and he continued to strive for excellence in service for our customers. His work ethic demonstrated as leadership by example. I would strongly recommend doing business with Dan and feel comfortable knowing your best interest is always in the forefront.”

Perry Delman

Delman Express Freight

“I worked as an owner operator for Vital Express.Dan had a fantastic company and was always hands on the business.He continued daily to make the company a success.His work ethic is second to none.Although I don't live in the same country anymore I still keep in touch with Dan and are always interested to see whats next for Mr. Boaz. Sincerely,Perry Delman.”

Denise Gabbard

SocialSEOPro with Marketing and Finance Background--Helping businesses thrive online! denise.gabbard@gmail.com

“Dan Boaz is extremely professional in his interactions with people at all levels, while also encouraging their best work, and therefore has an excellent reputation in the transportation industry. As a Recruiter, I was repeatedly directed to him by colleagues when searching for a C-level employee who could turn things around. Based on numerous conversations I had with others, and also my conversations with Dan, I would not hesitate to recommend him for any position in the transportation industry or management in general.”

Glen Peiffer

Broadcast Media Professional

“A lot of people have ideas but there are few people that can actually implement a plan and start a business from the ground up. It takes a lot of intelligence, hard work, dedication and solid organizational and business skills to make it work. Dan Boaz has those skills, as well as, outstanding people skills and communication skills to present his ideas and motivate people. Dan has a vision of the possibilities and the ambition and creative intelligence to make it work.”

“I've had and still have the pleasure of working with Dan for a number of years now and hopefully for many more years to come.
Dan is very passionate about his buisness and will always find a way to serve his customers in the best possible manner.”

Paul Summers

CEO and Co-Founder, AllDigital Holdings, Inc.

“Dan is a super-hard working and honest guy that will deliever on his business and personal promises.”

Miles Kavaller

Attorney at Miles L. Kavaller, A Prof. Law Corp.

“Dan's experience in logistics, and particularly with expedited tranportation services, will meet the demanding reqirements of your firm's shipping program.”

Bruce Todd

Regional Sales Mgr. Mueller Sports Med

“Dan was great to work for. He is very focused and has a strong work ethic. He set out clear goals and was fair in evaluation. He has extensive knowledge and experience in logistics/transportation. He was always the first person there and many times, the last to leave. I would highly recommend Dan for your position.”

Richard Golisch

Owner at The Irvine Group Inc.

“Dan was\is always organized and professional in all of his dealings. He was always good at managing others, multi-tasking and putting the customer first.”

Boon Kong (BK) TEOH

Pan Asia Cross Border Trucking,Air & Ocean Frt, W'house Distribution,Security GPS & Armed Escorts

“Dan is very Customer Orientated and willing to roll up his sleeves to ensure that Customers requirements are met. His Quality standards are high and his service strongly recommended.”

Lee Baker

Director, Customer Success - Highwinds CDN | Game Delivery | Account Management | B2B | Streaming Video | Digital Media

“Dan is a very professional and articulate entrepreneur. He runs a well-organized transportation company and is very client focused. Dan is a pleasure to work and has the highest level of integrity.

Lee Baker”

Kate Simmons

IT Director

“We have utilized Dan Boaz on a few different projects with excellent results. I highly endorse Dan and Vital Express.”

Michael St. Julien

Regional Director at Radiant Global Logistics

“Dan has great vision. He has an entreprenurial spirit and it shines in everything that he does. He has a good understanding of what it takes to get the job done and he is willing to go the extra mile; if it is the right business decision to pursue. He is calm under pressure and a good communicator. He is a leader in the transportation industry.”

Ken Barnett

Web Design Manager, Disney Consumer Products

“I've done work for Dan for a few years now. He has a strong passion for his business and always works to serve his customers in the best possible manner. I look forward to continuing to work with Dan in the years to come.”

Jeff Abbott, CFE

Senior Consultant at The iFranchise Group

“Dan ahs extraordinary knowledge of the shipping industry and marketing services in that industry.”

Mark Siebert

CEO at The iFranchise Group | Franchise Consultant | Franchise Your Business | Franchise Strategy | Franchise Speaker

“I worked as a consultant to Dan when he first entered franchising. I have seldom seen a company that was so dedicated to providing customer value. Their computer system was fantastic, their management team first rate, and they really delivered as a team. I would highly recommend them.”

Jerry Ontko

Senior Regional Director Materials Management at MedAssets

“I worked with Dan as he was starting up his air freight business. I have never met someone with as much detailed knowledge about the airfreight industry as Dan. His thoughts on where and how he wants to expand his business truly make him a visionary in the field. I have no doubt that Dan will continue to build the premier world class airfreight site in the industry.”

Hesham Elkobaitry

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“Dan's vision and perseverance in developing Vital Express exemplifies his leadership qualities as an entrepreneur. As long as I've known Dan, his ability to consistently network, maximize resources, and drive results, have contirbuted to his overall success.”

John Harpst

Professional Supply Chain Project Manager with International Business Focus.

“Oasis Corporation, the world leader in water cooler production and distribution, contracted with Dan Boaz and his team for a number of distribution and logistics services over many years. During this time, Dan and his team of professionals consistently delivered outstanding service and value at the best total cost.

As a Logistics and Distribution Professional, I continue to endorse
Dan and his teams for providing the utmost in timely customer service, satisfaction and value.

John Harpst
Director of Materials and Logistics (Ret.)
Oasis Corporation”

Kelly Lynn Bennett

President/COO, Kelly Direct Inc.

“As the owner of a fulfillment company, we have occasional need for instant, on-line pick up and delivery services. I highly recommend Dan and Vital Express for excellent customer service and results!”

Mark Siebert

CEO at The iFranchise Group | Franchise Consultant | Franchise Your Business | Franchise Strategy | Franchise Speaker

“I have been to Dan's facilities, and he has a first-class operation. He has state-of-the-art facilities and software and he is truly committed to providing his clients with top quality service.”

Rich Marcia

Marketing Director, Coordinated Systems, Inc.

“Dan was always an excellent client. He is very hard working and extremely ethical. He always sets high expectations and then achieves them. It was a pleasure to work with Dan.”

Adam Duncan

Private First Class at US Army

“Dan is a very intense man that is truly loyal to all that know him.
I have utmost respect for this long time employer "Vital Express".”

Tracy Cromie

Broker/Realtor at Remax at the Lake

“I have been working with Dan Boaz for several months, I find him to have a strong work ethic & honest to a fault. Dan puts his clients & business associates first and foremost, treating everyone with respect.
Dan puts his trust in the people he works with and rewards them with his loyalty.
Tracy Cromie
Broker
Remax at the Lake”

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