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Jim Henderson

Class Year: 1993
News: NEW ORLEANS – (Feb 20, 2014) – New Orleans Cold Storage (“NOCS”), the oldest cold storage company in North America, is proud to announce Jim Henderson’s promotion to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.Henderson, who will celebrate his fifth year with NOCS in April, is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and has lived in Louisiana since 2005. His education includes bachelor’s degrees from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina and a master’s of International Business from the prestigious MIBS program at the University of South Carolina. Jim has worked in transportation, logistics, and international business for over 15 years with several multi-national companies such as International Shipholding Corporation, CTLC / Cooper / Consolidated, and Tropical Shipping, based in various locations ranging from South Florida to New Orleans, South America to Canada. “Jim has been a valuable member of the New Orleans Cold Storage team,” said NOCS President and CEO Mark Blanchard. “I know that he shares my commitment to our customers, and with his help we will continue to be one of the largest suppliers to the poultry, beef, and pork industries around the United States.”As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Henderson will be responsible for all of NOCS’s warehouses and services in New Orleans, Houston, and Charleston, South Carolina. About NOCSNOCS is a premier logistics provider specializing in import and export services for food processors and distributors. Operating from three key port facilities on the southeast seaboard and Gulf of Mexico, NOCS offers a ‘one-stop’ export process, including transportation to the port, blast freezing and warehousing, certification and documentation, plus stevedoring (loading of the breakbulk vessels). An equally seamless service streamlines inbound shipments destined for US markets. Since 1886, NOCS has been the door to the world for international food companies. The NOCS business model of market-specific facilities provides greater operating efficiency and professional expertise at the warehouse level. Such markets include the panhandle of Florida to the West Gulf Coast of Texas, Central and South America, the Pacific Basin, the Australian-New Zealand trade, the People’s Republic of China, Africa and the eastern bloc countries and Russia. Additional Information:Joe Rawley, Peter Mayer Public Relations(504) 378-6600 or rawleyj@peteramayer.com # # #

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