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About POD Logistics

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In 2019, we added our second terminal in Kansas City, MO. 2020 was a difficult year, but that didn't stop us from adding a new dispatch center in Dallas to serve the local Dallas area. 

In Amarillo, we also offer 3PL and warehousing services in our 30,000 square foot warehouse with cold storage. 

 

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Meet The Team

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Benjamin Ganz

President & CEO

In 2010 I joined AJ Hollander Enterprises as the Chief Operating Officer and one of my responsibilities was to manage the in-house trucking operations. At the time, we had three trucks, and we eventually had as many as ten trucks. In 2017, Gerardo approached me about opening a stand-alone trucking company. With my background in managing trucks and in dealing with intermodal shipments for our hide company, I thought it was a good idea. We have grown to 25 trucks in three years without any salesmen. That's because our philosophy is to offer good service at a fair price and let the sales take care of themselves. I feel very blessed to have been able to hire such great people to work with. They are the reason for our success.

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Ernie Hardman

Regional Manager

Started in the Transportation field in 1991 as a truck driver. After 20 yrs of driving I got off the road went back to school. in 2010 I helped build a small trucking company called KCL in Kansas City from 1 truck to 20+. I came aboard with POD in January of 2020 in Kansas City and have helped build this terminal from 5 drivers to 14.

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Gerardo Sandoval

General Manager

My experience in trucking started in 2013 as a mechanic working on tractor trailers for a local intermodal trucking company in Amarillo, TX. I was fascinated with how shipping containers were used to transport goods around the world and I wanted to know more about it. Over time, I worked my way up to Lead Dispatcher. After a few years of dispatching and growing the terminal to double its size, I decided to take on a new venture and help start POD Logistics in 2017. Our first terminal was in Amarillo, TX. Since then, I have contributed to POD’s growth by jump starting terminals in Dallas, TX and Kansas City, MO. 

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Andi Brown

Transportation & Safety Administrator

Andi Brown is currently a Transportation & Safety Administrator with POD Logistics Inc., an intermodal trucking company that she helped start up back in 2017 in Amarillo, Texas. She previously worked at another intermodal company in Amarillo prior to joining POD Logistics. Andi previously worked in the Accounting Department and is now expanding to the Safety Department. She is looking forward to learning this facet of the transportation industry. As a Transportation Safety Administrator, she is responsible for keeping the drivers and equipment safe and up to FMCSA regulations and Best Practices [AB1] .

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Cameron Jones

Assistant Terminal Manager - KC

I learned about logistics by serving five years in the United States Navy as an Air Traffic Controller. My trucking career began in 2013 as a dispatcher for a KC drayage company among other capacities. In 2020, I joined POD as a dispatcher. In 2021, I was promoted to Assistant Terminal Manager and now I have responsibility for all day-to-day dispatching of trucks.

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Josa Mathis

Dispatcher - KC

I have been working in the transportation industry since the 90’s, but I grew up around trucks. I started working in intermodal in 2012, and I was hooked. I enjoy the constant changes of this industry. I have held various positions in this industry, but I enjoy dispatching the most, due to the daily interactions with the drivers. I have worked intermodal in Kansas City and in Memphis, TN. I am pleased to join the team here in Kansas City as a dispatcher and I am looking forward to helping the terminal grow. 

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Vicotria Olguin

Dispatcher - Dallas

My introduction into the transportation industry began in 2019 as a dispatcher for an intermodal trucking company in Alliance, TX. I really enjoy dispatching from the busy work of tracking and planning to being able to communicate and assist drivers. I joined POD in January of 2022 and I'm excited to help manage the Dallas terminal.

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Kristain Armer

Safety Manager

Kristain has worked in the transportation industry, specializing heavily in the area of DOT Compliance, for more than 12 years.  She worked her way up from a Fleet Administrator to her current role as Safety Manager.  During this time, she has managed driver hiring, qualification, orientation, file maintenance, and safety training.  Additionally, she has implemented DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing programs, telematics programs such as ELD’s and Dash Camera’s, performed compliance audits, directed the CSA program, and developed company policies.  She also serves on the POD Logistics Safety Review Board to help ensure that accidents are properly investigated and future incidences are prevented.  Kristain was pleased to join the team at POD Logistics in August of 2021.

POD Logistics opened in 2017 to serve the drayage needs between our customers in Northern Texas and the Dallas rail yards.