Tom Pelliccio

Tom Pelliccio

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.

All Sessions by Tom Pelliccio

Day 2 - Stream 1 April 13, 2021
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

EXPORT 101: Global supply chains overcoming COVID-19


The global supply chain has been shaken to its core over the last year. The world came to a screeching halt and manufacturing was shut down all at once. Then, six months later, the world opened up all at once. The amount of freight that needed to move was incredible causing unprecedented congestion that we will continue to do deal with for months to come. Tom Pelliccio, Pilot Freight Services’ executive vice president international, will discuss the impact of the shutdown, reopening and the massive amount of freight that now needs to move. He will share his expert recommendations about how companies can overcome the hurdles and delays we are currently experiencing on the ocean, at ports, rails and transloading, as well as its effect on the domestic freight environment. Join Tom Pelliccio to learn how the global supply chain will overcome the impact of COVID-19.