Fort Worth’s US Rail & Logistics Appoints SVP of Operations

The company said Andy Klinck has a proven track record in logistics and supply chain management and brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to his new role.

Andy Klinck has been appointed senior vice president of operations at Fort Worth-based US Rail and Logistics, a leader in North American rail and logistics solutions.

The company said Klinck has a proven track record in logistics and supply chain management and brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to his new role.

“Andy is exactly the leader we need to expand our operational capabilities and continue our trajectory of growth,” Wes Adkins, CEO of US Rail and Logistics (USRL), said in a statement. “His extensive experience and innovative approach to supply chain management will be invaluable as we strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and strengthen our market position.”

The company said Klinck’s appointment follows a decade of service at U.S. Silica, where he spearheaded the transformation of supply chain operations. His tenure there was highlighted by the optimization of complex logistic networks encompassing 19 origins and 50 destinations, resulting in profitable centers.

Managing an annual budget exceeding $400 million and leading a cross-functional team of over 100 professionals, Klinck’s leadership there was instrumental in driving operational success, USRL said.

Before joining U.S. Silica, Klinck held other critical roles, including managing the due diligence process for a boutique private equity firm in Lexington, Kentucky, and contributing to the launch of Tesla’s Model S in 2014. He also held significant positions at Delphi Automotive from 2003 to 2010.

“I’m thrilled to join US Rail and Logistics at this pivotal time,” Klinck said. “The opportunity to leverage my background to further enhance USRL’s operations and customer service is incredibly exciting. I look forward to driving our operational capabilities to new heights and achieving significant growth and efficiency.”

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