Watco Supply Chain Services LLC of Springdale announced Thursday (Sept. 22) the launch of a new division, Watco Supply Chain Services International LLC, a registered Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) and an Indirect Air Carrier (IAC).
Annie Yan, a 20-year international shipping veteran, has joined the company to lead the new segment. It will complement Watco’s core port and terminal service offerings.
Watco Supply Chain Services is owned by Kansas-based Watco Companies LLC, the second-largest shortline railroad operator and the largest privately held shortline railroad in the U.S. Watco Companies provides rail transportation, terminal and port, supply chain, and mechanical services.
“We are pleased to have Annie and team join forces with the Watco team,” Eric Wolfe, president of Watco Supply Chain Services, said in a news release. “We see growing demand for these international services, particularly in and out of the Houston market.”