03/07/2017

NFI Welcomes New CIO, Gerard Darby

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Cherry Hill, NJ

NFI, a leading supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., has welcomed new Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Gerard Darby, to the executive leadership team. Gerard will oversee NFI’s IT functions including the development, implementation, support, and maintenance of technology used by both employees and customers.

“The evolution of the supply chain has resulted in the use of IT as a differentiator for our customers,” said CEO, Sid Brown. “Our customers continue to look to NFI for technology solutions to optimize their supply chain and Gerard will spearhead those efforts and continue to drive our capabilities.”

NFI employs more than 120 IT professionals with a majority of the team dedicated to customer solutions. The team’s diversified knowledge in warehouse and transportation management systems provides customers the flexibility to utilize their existing systems, or leverage NFI’s partnerships with world-class technology providers.  With multi-modal, cross-functional expertise, NFI enhances information visibility across the supply chain solutions for large and small businesses. NFI’s consultative approach leverages data to allow for better supply chain planning and prides itself on rapid start-up capabilities with a seamless integration of systems.

“NFI has a long history as a successful organization,” said Darby. “I am excited to join the team and drive our technology offering, providing customers with solutions that generate even greater value for their supply chains.”

Darby comes to NFI with 26 years of experience, previously serving as Divisional CIO for a specialty retailer. He is a graduate of University of Michigan with a Bachelors of General Studies in Information Technology, Business, and Philosophy.


About NFI

NFI is a fully-integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. Privately held by the Brown family since 1932, the company generates more than $3.5 billion in annual revenue and employs over 16,800 associates. NFI owns and operates more than 70 million square feet of warehouse space alongside a dedicated fleet of 4,900 tractors and 13,700 trailers. In 2024, the company will operate the first 100% zero-emission drayage fleet, leading the transition to zero-emission goods movement in the United States. NFI’s relentless innovation and unparalleled service deliver logistics solutions that transform the way business gets done. The company’s business lines include dedicated transportation, warehousing and distribution, eCommerce fulfillment, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and industrial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.