syncreon optimizes our customers’ supply chains, providing tailored, innovative, and scalable solutions which reduce costs and improve performance.
We also deliver profitable growth and superb career opportunities.
What you say is what you deliver.
What you hear is what you get.
We do what we say we are going to do.We take responsibility for our choices.We don’t make excuses.
We have a culture of trust and support among our global team.
We support innovation, initiative,and calculated risk taking.
Getting things done and
having a “can do” attitude.
No Politics, No Drama
syncreon is a great place to
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syncreon is committed to attaining certification that meets or exceeds our customer requirements. Environmental impact is a significant consideration at all of our facilities. We regularly collect and monitor the source, content, quantity, and disposition of materials we use. syncreon is proud to have had no environmental infractions.
Our established facilities are registered (or in process of certification) to:
Relevant facilities are certified to the Medical Device standard:
Relevant facilities are certified for specific customer requirements:
We are proud to serve the following global automotive and technology customers. If you would like to learn more about how syncreon can serve your supply chain needs, please contact us.
We are recognized by customers and industry analysts for delivering superior service.
syncreon is the leading specialized contract logistics company consistently recognized for its operational excellence, customer integration and creation of great opportunities for employees and stakeholder value.
Mr. Enright was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company in September 2007, six months after the TDS acquisition. Mr. Enright was the Chief Executive Officer of WWI from May 1999 until August 2007, where he led the growth of the business from a small regional transportation provider to a global logistics company.
Mr. Enright holds both a BA in Economics, Sociology and Politics and a Master's degree in Information Technology from University College Galway.
Ms. Van Landschoot became the Chief Financial Officer of the company in September 2007. She joined the company in September 2000 and worked as Finance Director Europe before assuming her CFO position. Prior to that, she worked in Paris, France as Business Unit Controller for Johnson Controls, and as controller for ECA, a Belgium based automotive supplier.
Ms. Van Landschoot holds a Master of Business Economics and Business Engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium.
Mr. Mordaunt became Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the company in 2008 with responsibility for the development and implementation of information technology strategy. In 2016, he accepted an expanded role taking on the responsibilities of Chief Solutions Officer.
Mr. Mordaunt began his career with WWI as a Software Engineer in 1989, and Group IT Manager in 1998. He held senior positions at Exel Logistics and DHL Exel Supply Chain, and returned to the Company as CIO in June 2006.
Mr. Mordaunt received a Diploma in Information Systems from Trinity College, Dublin, and a B.S. Degree in Business Information Systems.
syncreon recently announced the appointment of Marc Boonen to the role of Chief Commercial Officer efective November 7, 2016. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy and evolution of syncreon's automotive and technology business development efforts.
Mr. Boonen is a highly accomplished global commercial leader having held multiple high-level positions across LMS and Siemens. His previous experience extended globally and he significantly increased top line revenue and outperformed company profit goals. His most recent position was the Vice President and General Manager, Americas for Siemens where he was responsible for sales, support and services in the Americas with global growth responsibility for products and solutions.
Mr. Valentine assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the company in October 2017. He holds responsibility for the global HR organization including HR Transformation Strategy, Talent Acquisition & Management, Organizational Development, Employee Relations, Communication & Engagement, Compensation and Benefits, and HR Systems.
He has over two decades of supply chain industry experience serving from all sides; consulting, manufacturing, and as a logistics provider. Before joining syncreon, Mr. Valentine served in senior roles in Sales and Supply Chain with UTi and General Motors.
Mr. Valentine holds a BSE degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA from Tulane University.
Mr. Vieites joined syncreon in 2017 as President of Technology in the Americas. He delivers broad international expertise to syncreon, including 23 years of supply chain and logistics experience with strong knowledge of South America markets. Mr. Vieites has led international logistics operations teams in the Automotive, Technology, Retail and Healthcare markets. Prior to joining syncreon, he was Executive Vice President of North American Contract Logistics for CEVA and had held previous senior leadership positions in South America.
Mr. Enright became the President of the Company’s Technology segment in 2015, with responsibility for all operations, business development and account management activities throughout EMEA and Asia.
Mr. Enright previously served as Chief Operating Officer for the region since January 2006.
He holds both a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from University College, Dublin and a Master's in Business Studies in Manufacturing and Logistics from the Smurfit School of Business at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is also an accredited Black Belt through the Motorola University Six Sigma Program.
Mr. Barnett became the President of Automotive Americas in April, 2015. He holds responsibility for all operations, business development and account management activities for the company’s Automotive vertical throughout North and South Americas.
Mr. Barnett has 10 years of experience in Shanghai China as both a Supply Chain Director for a major OEM and the Chief Operating Officer of a major Automotive 3PL.
He holds a BSME from Wayne State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Bornheim became the company’s President, Automotive EMEA & APAC in 2018. He joins syncreon from Benteler, where he was responsible for manufacturing operations across 11 locations in Western Europe. He brings over 20 years of experience in progressive leadership roles in Global Automotive Operations, Logistics, and Quality Management at Federal Mogul, TRW, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics.
Mr. Bornheim's experience in building collaborative teams and driving operational efficiencies will be a key asset in leading the Automotive EMEA & APAC region to greater heights.
Mr. Reid is the President and CEO of syncreon.US, a registered Minority-owned Business Enterprise and affiliate of syncreon. Prior to his current role at syncreon.US, Mr Reid has held operational leadership roles with General Electric, United Technologies. In 2004, he served as Director of Supply Chain Management for Hamilton Sundstrand where he led his team through supplier reduction activities while meeting all cost targets required with the six sigma processes. Mr Reid earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Pratt Institutes in Brooklyn, New York, and a MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Enright has been a Director since syncreon's founding in 2007. He founded Walsh Western International in 1969 and was Chief Executive Officer until 1998. During this period, Mr. Enright led WWI through key stages of its development and history. In his time as CEO of the company, WWI implemented many complex supply chain solutions for large multinational organizations. Following the merger of WWI and TDS in 2007, Mr. Enright served as Chairman of the company. Mr Enright is a director of The Tas Group.
Mr. Enright has been on syncreon's Board of Directors since October 2013 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company in September 2007, six months after the TDS acquisition. Mr. Enright was the Chief Executive Officer of WWI from May 1999 until August 2007, where he led the growth of the business from a small regional transportation provider to a global logistics company.
Mr. Enright holds both a BA in Economics, Sociology and Politics and a Master's degree in Information Technology from University College Galway.
Mr. Heitmann most recently served as Senior Vice President of Finance at Verizon Communications, Inc. As Senior Vice President of Finance, Mr.
Heitmann was responsible for leading the Verizon Investment Management Corporation, for which he held the positions of President and Chief Investment Officer. During his career of over thirty-five years at Verizon Communications and its predecessor companies, he has served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Verizon Communications, Vice President of Asset Management and Treasurer of Bell Atlantic Corporation, and Vice President of Merger Implementation during the Bell Atlantic-NYNEX merger. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the Board for Verizon Capital Corporation, the Company's financial subsidiary. In his leadership roles outside Verizon, Mr. Heitmann was a Director of DRS Technologies and chair of its audit committee; a Director of the Pension Real Estate Association; and a member of the Committee for the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets and the Financial Executives Institute, The Pension Manager's Advisory Committee of the NYSE, and The Investment Committee of the Neurological Society. Mr. Heitmann serves on the boards of other funds in the Fund Complex. Mr. Heitmann received his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and his Master's of Business Administration from Rutgers University.
Mr. Elliott Weinstein serves as a Managing Director at Centerbridge Partners, L.P. Mr. Weinstein previously served within the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He serves on the Board of Directors of syncreon, KIK Custom Products, Inc. and Cardinal Logistics, LLC. Previously, Mr. Weinstein served as a Director of The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. Mr. Weinstein holds a BA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Mr. Nye has provided syncreon with business strategy and acquisitions advice since 2004, and was first appointed non-executive director of the group in 2009. He also serves on the audit committee. Martin has held senior corporate positions in a range of public and private companies, and is currently non-executive chairman of ALcontrol, the laboratory group owned by Blackstone, a member of the advisory board of BXR, the international private investment group, and an advisor to a number of other private companies.
Mr. Nye has significant experience of the business services sector, having been chief executive of companies including Reconomy, Mentmore plc and the Technology division of Exel plc (now DHL). He has been involved in the international logistics market for over twenty years. Previously, he was a management consultant, having started his career with LEK Consulting.
Mr. Nye has an MA from the University of Cambridge.
Lloyd is one of the Founders/Managing Partner of GenNx360 Capital Partners. He came to GenNx360 in January of 2008 full time, capping a 40-year career at General Electric (GE).
As a Vice Chairman of GE and President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Industrial, Trotter was responsible for a $28 billion business with nearly 80,000 employees worldwide. GE Industrial, comprises GE Consumer & Industrial and GE Enterprise Solutions. In addition to holding a Director seat on syncreon's board, he currently serves on the board of PepsiCo Inc., Textron, Inc., and Meritor, Inc. Mr. Trotter graduated from Cleveland State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, and in 2001 the school awarded him an honorary doctorate degree. He has also been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the school of business at North Carolina A&T State University as well as St. Augustine’s University of Raleigh, North Carolina.
As a Founder and Managing Partner of GenNx360 Capital Partners, Ronald E. Blaylock oversees the origination of deals, and the negotiating and structuring of transactions for the fund. He is a member of the Investment Committee and plays a significant role in the overall portfolio construction of the GenNx360 private equity funds. He also serves on some of the boards of the fund’s portfolio companies. He is responsible for overseeing all banking, funding requirements and capital structure decisions for existing platforms and new platform companies.
Prior to launching GenNx360 Capital Partners, Ronald was Chief Executive Officer of Blaylock & Company, a highly regarded investment banking company he founded in 1993. Under Mr. Blaylock’s leadership, Blaylock & Company participated in transactions for a diverse blue-chip roster of Fortune 500 clients, including AT&T, Boeing, CIT, GE, Google, Time Warner, UPS and Verizon.
Ronald serves as director for syncreon's board and holds positions on the boards of numerous other corporate and non-profit organizations including W.R. Berkley, Inc.; Radio One, Inc.; CarMax, Carnegie Hall; and the New York University Board of Trustees, Prep for Prep, and Youth, Inc.
Ronald earned his M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his B.S. in finance from Georgetown University.
Herb Shear is the Chairman of the Shear Family Office which manages the Shear Family Foundation and the Shear Family Investments. Mr. Shear was formally the Executive Chairman and CEO of GENCO. In 2014, the business was sold to FedEx.
Mr. Shear is the first recipient of the Reverse Logistics Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a past recipient of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' Distinguished Service Award, the association's highest honor to an individual who has made significant, career-long contributions to the supply chain management and logistics professions. Mr. Shear is also a past recipient of the Syracuse University Martin J. Whitman School of Management's Salzberg Medallion, awarded annually to an outstanding practitioner, advocate, academician or researcher in the field of transportation, distribution and logistics management, and to companies for pioneering ideas and policies that have reshaped the industry.
Mr. Shear holds a bachelor's degree in Finance and completed post-graduate studies in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University. He has also completed Executive Entrepreneurial and Leadership Programs at Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Northwestern University.
syncreon was formed in January 2007 when Walsh Western International and TDS Logistics, both leaders in their respective areas of global supply chain management, joined forces to establish a new company.
The creation of a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
The term synergy comes from the Greek word synergos; meaning "working together".
Leader or ruler
The word is a Latin form of the ancient Greek word Kreon.
The unified effort of leaders
pre-2007: TDS Logistics, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, was a successful contract logistics company serving automotive customers over 65 years.
pre-2007: Walsh Western International, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, was a leading contract logistics provider serving technology customers for over 40 years.
2007: Walsh Western International acquires TDS Logistics to form syncreon, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
2009: GenNx360 provides an initial equity investment. syncreon acquires NAL Worldwide, expanding its North American footprint and gaining Telecom expertise.
2011: syncreon acquires Compuspar Group, a company with Reverse Logistics expertise, High-Tech customer base, and global footprint. GenNx360 acquires a controlling stake in syncreon.
2013: Centerbridge Partners makes a substantial minority investment in syncreon as part of a recapitalization.