T: 604-526-8729 (ext 506)
“Success doesn’t come to you…you go to it!” best describes Lantrax’s president, Rod Wainwright. Devoted family man, active Rotarian and lover of all things hockey, Rod is a transportation specialist with over 35 years’ experience in the industry.
Since having started LANTRAX™ in 2003, Rod has grown his business from two people, in a spare bedroom, to a multi-million dollar company with 17 employees operating out of an 11,000 square foot warehouse facility in Port Kells.
A go-getter and team player, Rod is dedicated to providing worry-free delivery, anywhere, with a team of individuals he has carefully hand-picked for their expertise and customer service skills. Named the Langley Chamber of Commerce’s George Preston Memorial Business Person of the Year in 2014, and ranking in the 2015 Profit 500 list of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, Rod has no plans of slowing down.
Bob, Director – Business Development
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 501)
A temporary summer job driving a delivery truck out of high school turned into a 30 year career of building loads, unloading, shipping and scheduling logistics for Bob. In May 2005, Bob joined Lantrax as an agent and brought with him similar passions and skill sets given he coached his son’s hockey teams for over 10 years, volunteered in the community and worked for various trucking companies.
Working as a broker, overseeing Lantrax’s boutique warehouse as well as being in the positions of sales and marketing at Lantrax, Bob became a company partner in 2009. He knows all aspects of the business of transportation logistics to help your business with over-the-road truck and intermodal freight services. Outside Lantrax, Bob is a devoted family man and stays active at the gym so he can keep up with his five grandchildren.
In the words of Henry Ford, “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
Tammy, Administrative Manager
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 505)
Tammy serves as our Administrative Manager. She joined the Lantrax team in February 2007. Tammy earned a Business Education Diploma in Saskatoon Saskatchewan and her Life Coaching Certificate from The Life Coaching Group in New York and has extensive business and office experience. As the Admin Manager, Tammy is responsible for managing the office staff, produces financial reports, monitors cash flows, oversees the billing, receivables, payables, manages HR and payroll.
Tammy believes we can always better our best and she applies this both to herself and the company. In her off time, she enjoys travelling, visiting her family and being outdoors particularly hiking and kayaking BCs hills and shores.
Bryan, General Manager
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 502)
Instrumental in LANTRAX’s growth over the last eight years, Bryan will be responsible for increasing LANTRAX’s market share of the North American transport market.
“Bryan’s knowledge of over the road trucking and transportation is unparalleled in the industry,” said Rod Wainwright. “But key to this promotion is Bryan’s overriding concern for customer service and his vision for LANTRAX™ that ensures the continued growth and success for the future.”
Having started at LANTRAX™ in 2009, Bryan has experience in sales, brokerage, and operations management. As General Manager, Bryan brings with him hands-on experience and an education in Marketing Management with KPU along with the TIA’s (Transportation Intermediaries Association) Freight Broker Course. Bryan also regularly participates in training in Sales, Human Resources and Business Leadership through a private Business Coach.
Excited to expand upon his role at LANTRAX™, Bryan will tell you, “The team at LANTRAX™ is passionate about growth, expanding our market share in North America, helping our clients create a more efficient supply chain, building relationships with customers and carriers and providing excellent customer service over and above our competition.”
Richard, Manager – Sales & Marketing
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 517)
Richard’s role at Lantrax is to help new and existing Lantrax customers build their business success by providing suggestions and finding solutions to their long-term freight logistics. He is your trusted advisor and he is always working on your behalf.
Prior to joining the Lantrax team, Richard spent several years helping businesses in healthcare, retail and service industries develop their strategic business plans. Earning his client’s trust and making sure their needs are met is Richard’s first priority at Lantrax.
A die-hard hockey and soccer fan, Richard’s past times seek the peace and solitude of fly fishing, hiking and cycling. Richard also coaches Rep Soccer in the Fraser Valley.
Andrea, Service Advisor – Team Leader
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 504)
Andrea graduated from BCIT with a Business Diploma in Marketing and Sales. While in a sales and marketing position with a regional carrier, Andrea slowly transitioned from marketing to being a broker. Andrea thrives on problem-solving and challenges and knows how to manage her time and work well in a team environment.
Having joined the Lantrax team in January 2011, Andrea prefers brokering goods and services worldwide while staying on top of trends and the economy as it affects the movement of products by land, sea and air.
When not overseeing her team of Service Advisors, you’ll find Andrea running with a core group of devoted runners. She has the stamina to do half-marathons and oversees a co-ed, slo-pitch softball team in the Township. Is she competitive? You bet! And, it’s why you want her in your corner – negotiating the best shipment method for your products.
Shelley, Service Advisor – Team Leader
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 503)
Shelley has over 22 years’ experience in freight management including the past 12 years in freight logistics and brokerage. Prior to joining Lantrax in May 2010, Shelley owned and operated her own independent freight brokerage.
Shelley’s attention to detail, integrity and problem-solving skills, combined with her vast transportation system knowledge, make her an ideal Team Leader. You can count on Shelley to negotiate the best rate and service available on all your freight movements.
When not in the office, Shelley prefers to be in nature and near the water. Kayaking is her newest passion.
Sean G, Service Advisor
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 507)
Sean joined Lantrax in January 2012, bringing with him a Certificate from BCITs International Trade and Transportation Program along with years of industry experience. While an Import/Export Agent, Sean specialized in moving BC grown perishables throughout the world via air and truck, and he gained valuable experience from being a Highway Dispatcher for a Lower Mainland based trucking company.
Outside of work, you name the sport and Sean is your guy. Baseball, however, is his favourite sport since he’s been playing the game since he was five. Sean enjoys hanging out with his kids, being with friends and the mixed fastball league that he has been playing on for the last 12 years.
Sean P, Service Advisor
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 514)
Before joining Lantrax, Sean Ploss worked as a North American ground freight logistics coordinator for a couple large freight forwarders and brokers. Having learned on the job, Sean soon specialized in the logistics of full and partial loads on flatbeds as well as arranging for freight to be moved cross border and north into the oil patch.
Sean is known as “Sean P” as there’s another Service Advisor by the same name and spelling. What are the odds? At Lantrax, Sean enjoys sourcing the best mode of transportation for his customers and following through. He takes great satisfaction and pride when he delivers what he promised for his clients.
As a father of a young family, Sean enjoys sharing his love of being outdoors, hiking and gardening with his kids and revels in the time when he finds to play hockey or a game of golf.
Kevin, Service Advisor
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 511)
Kevin joins the Lantrax Team after a couple of years working for a regional LTL carrier in customer service and the spot quote department. He brings a tremendous amount of regional LTL knowledge to the Team.
Everywhere Kevin has been employed he has been recognized for his keen customer service skills and “can do” attitude. A self-motivated and enthusiastic worker, Kevin goes above and beyond at all times to ensure the greatest customer experience.
For the past seven-plus years, Sean’s experience is multi-faceted, working within both Mining and Agri-Food industries. Sean’s main focus is maintaining clients, and ensuring that they receive the absolute best service levels possible. Sean earned his MBA in Supply Chain Management from the University of Manitoba.
Sean has an excellent track record of keeping client’s needs at the forefront, and is driven towards helping our customers achieve their logistics goals.
You can call on Sean for any of your logistics needs and solutions; He is always eager to assist with whatever you may require, and able to offer many options and solutions tailored to fit your business needs.
Sean is a huge soccer fan and enjoys hiking with his wife and children during their free time.
Meg, Operations Support
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 500)
Megan joined the Lantrax team as our Traffic Clerk in June 2010 while finishing high school. Tracking and tracing all shipments and sending out Daily Server Reports was Megan’s responsibility till 2013. As the company grew and moved to being paperless, so, too, did Megan’s responsibilities. As Operations Support, Megan provides support to all our departments by making calls and providing transportation solutions.
Born and raised in the Township, Megan enjoys working in her hometown along with the busy lifestyle of being a parent and watching her young family grow.
Cindy, Admin Support
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 513)
At Lantrax, Cindy is the person to speak to about your accounts receivables including credit authorization and setting up a new account. Cindy went back to school and took the Accounting and Payroll Administration course from CDI College later in her career to make a better life for her family. Having worked in billing and payroll in past positions, she had no formal training. To her credit, and hard work, Cindy passed the CDI diploma program with honours.
When not working, Cindy enjoys the company of friends and family and cooking a home-cooked meal for everyone to enjoy.
Erik, Warehouse Supervisor
Erik joined the Lantrax Team in March 2016. He brings over a decade of warehouse, customer service and logistics expertise to our Team.
Erik has proven to be diligent and detail oriented which is exactly the individual you want managing your inventory and fulfilment needs.
And if you have a Dodge Ball team, this is the guy you want to be captain.
Doug, Accounts Payable & Billing
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 508)
Doug is responsible for auditing carrier invoices to ensure that what we quoted is exactly what we invoice. This involves liaison between our Service Advisor and the vendor to mitigate any issues prior to submitting our invoice for service.
Doug brings over 17 years of experience to our Administration Team including employment in insurance, government and bookkeeping and a BA from Simon Fraser University.
Mickey, Operations Support
T: 604-526-8729 (ext 516)
Mickey brings several years of logistics operations experience to the Lantrax Team. Mickey has gained cross border, customs documentation, claims handling and customer service skills developed while employed with a prominent freight forwarder and truck load carrier. Mickey’s husband is a professional long distance owner operator and she spent the 14 months prior to joining Lantrax in the passenger seat delivering product around North America, adding to her significant experience.
Mickey is responsible for Tracking & Tracing and reporting to our customers on a daily basis. She is also tasked with maintaining vendor profiles for the 3500+ carriers on file with Lantrax. This includes adding, researching and investigating the carriers in our database for insurance, operating authority and safety violations ensuring that Lantrax only assigns our customer freight to the best possible carriers in the industry.