Each of our team members bring a unique set of skills and experience to ultimately help our customers and partners reach our mutual goals.
Luciano is responsible for providing strategic direction and overseeing the planning and operation of all services provided by PeriShip. With over thirty years as a transportation and logistics professional, Luciano's experience includes leadership positions at FedEx® where he was tasked with the timely and safe movement of thousands of medical and perishable food packages, and for the safety and security of people and assets. While at FedEx®, Luciano developed international training initiatives aimed at improving the FedEx® global program with major shippers. He left FedEx® in 2000 to become Vice President of Logistics and Vendor Relations at an Internet B2B Exchange serving the perishable food industry. There he directed the development of the supplier base needed to support the trading platform and supervised the creation of packaging systems for the shipment of fresh perishable food products. In December 2001 he left the company to found PeriShip. Luciano understood that shippers and receivers of perishable food products need a different level of attention, customer service, and issue resolution capabilities. Luciano is committed in building strong relations amongst the supply chain participants in the effort of enhancing the customer service experience and the overall supply chain performance.
Fred G. Volk, III
Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Fred is responsible for PeriShip's system performance and quality control. Fred oversees all aspects of PeriShip's supply chain services and supervises a team charged with understanding the needs of all customers, and exceeding their expectations. Fred has been involved in Transportation, Logistics, and Customer Service for more than twenty years. Prior to assuming control of the PeriShip operations center Fred held leadership positions at FedEx® and in local law enforcement agencies.
Chief Information Officer
Jack Wang joined PeriShip in December 2011 as the Chief Information Officer after spending 25 years in information technology and 20 years working in travel, transportation and logistics. In addition to the leadership responsibility of daily IT operation, Jack is also responsible for the strategic development of PeriShip's next generation infrastructure and future business plans. Prior to joining PeriShip, Jack served as the head of IT operations and development at the Package Portfolio division of United Parcel Service. At UPS, Jack led a staff of 480 which provided IT services for worldwide package operations. Before UPS, Jack was the managing director of Continental Airlines, where he was responsible for strategic system architecture and development as well as providing IT services for many of the airline's customer facing systems. Many of the core systems that Jack instituted at Continental Airlines were eventually selected as the baseline systems for the new United Airlines. Jack holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from State University of New York at New Paltz.
Amanda C. Morra
Director of Business Improvement
Amanda C. Morra joined PeriShip in April 2013 as the Director of Business Improvement. With a background in program management and business process improvement, Ms. Morra looks to provide meaningful results for all of PeriShip’s partners. She researches and implements the best practices in customer service, perishable packaging, shipping, and ecommerce solutions. Her past experience includes consulting, assisting, and monitoring states in managing their human services programs. Ms. Morra has also been a part of teams responsible for strategic planning and the implementation of opening human services offices in local counties. Amanda holds a Master of Business Administration from Clark University and a Bachelor degree from the College of the Holy Cross.
Director of Data Architect and Administration
Jeff Bladon started partnering with PeriShip in 2013 as a consultant, working on the design and implementation of PeriShip's next generation infrastructure. Jeff then joined the PeriShip team permanently in 2014 as the Director of Technology. Jeff continues to implement new technologies in database and application design, maintaining PeriShip's premier status in logistics and the shipping business. Before joining PeriShip Jeff started at Continental Airlines while attending Arizona State University. After graduation Jeff continued with Continental, working in many aspects of the operations. In 2001 Jeff brought his operational experience to the technology department of Continental, where he managed the team that created the customer notification system. During the merger of Continental Airlines and United Airlines Jeff worked with departments from both airlines as well as venders to help implement the largest technology merger in the travel industry at that time. Jeff spent 35 years working in the airline industry before starting his consulting company, and then joining PeriShip.