Executive Vice President, International at Pilot Freight Services - USA
Tom Pelliccio has over thirty years of transportation experience and is truly a global industry expert. His career began in 1991 with Emery Worldwide, where he held his first sales position in local sales and quickly escalated to Vice President before moving on to BAX Global. As Senior Vice President, Global Sales and NAFTA at BAX Global, Pelliccio was responsible for global sales and operations. He created the company’s first home delivery product, which serviced the home electronics industry. Pelliccio also established state-of-the-art white glove and green glove programs, focusing on a nationwide network of recycling sites to environmentally dispose of used televisions. These programs are still in use today. In 2011, Pelliccio joined MIQ Logistics as Senior Vice President, Global Sales, with the responsibility of global business development and revenue growth across all verticals. A large part of the growth accomplishments under Pelliccio’s leadership were the development of transpacific, transatlantic and Latin America trade lanes. Pelliccio is also credited with securing key flagship accounts for MIQ Logistics, as well as development of global supply chains and custom shipping solutions for leading accounts. Pelliccio joined Pilot Freight Services in 2017 as Executive Vice President, International. As the leader of the global sales and operations teams, he has spearheaded double-digit growth for fourteen consecutive months. Not only has Pelliccio increased sales, he has also worked diligently to reduce costs and increase capacity for clients at market rates by improving Pilot’s overseas partner network. He has also expanded the company’s reach by penetrating international regions and deepened Pilot’s presence in emerging markets and third world countries. Pelliccio is also an integral part of Pilot’s M&A strategy to acquire companies that will add to its strategic global footprint. Tom Pelliccio graduated from Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is a resident of Bayonne, New Jersey, where he lives with his wife and three children. He is deeply committed to the Bayonne community, where he has served as a founding member of the Bayonne Education Foundation for the past 10 years. Pelliccio is passionate about enhancing the quality of education in Bayonne schools.