Recognized as a leader in the final mile niche of the logistics industry, Jay brings over 40 years of management experience to Select Express & Logistics / AIT Worldwide. His background as an entrepreneur and senior executive responsible for the success of well-known industry firms has positioned him well to help lead AIT’s final mile delivery and assembly division into the future.
Jay was the founder and President of Contemporary Courier and led the company to notable success prior to its purchase by U.S. Delivery Systems (NYSE: DLV). At U.S. Delivery Systems, Jay took on a key leadership role where he was responsible for the integration and assimilation of over 20 acquired companies. He was later selected for senior management positions with Corporate Express (NASDAQ: CEXP) including President for the Northeast Region and, after its purchase, became Chief Operating Officer of Velocity Express (NASDAQ: VEXP).
In 2002, Jay joined Select Express & Logistics as its CEO to provide same-day courier solutions in the New York City metro area. He grew Select Express from a regional player to a national powerhouse in the big & bulky final mile space of the industry by offering innovative solutions such as in home assembly and installation. In 2021, Select Express was acquired by AIT Worldwide Logistics to create a global leader in the freight forwarding world, capable of handling large products from the factory floor to the customer’s room of choice.
Jay plays a key role in the overall direction, new market development, and operations of Select Express & Logistics / AIT Worldwide. He also remains intimately involved in industry associations, acting as a Director on the Board of the National Home Delivery Association (NHDA) and as a Board Member and Vice President of New York State Messenger and Courier Association (NYSMCA).