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McCollum Promoted to Logistics Leader

Posted on March 20, 2017


Allyn International Services, Inc. (Allyn), provider in Logistics, Trade Compliance, and full scope Tax services recently promoted Maria Gascon McCollum to Logistics Team Leader in the Fort Myers office. McCollum’s primary responsibilities include managing the department’s day to day operations, having an immediate impact on business fulfillment, client relations, and the achievement of long term departmental goals and objectives. This position works with the Logistics Manager to ensure that standard processes and relevant metrics are in place, and are used to improve customer service, reduce or contain transport costs, and increase the productivity of the department. The Logistics Leader has primary responsibility for prompt issue resolution and acts as back up to the Logistics Manager.    

Before McCollum’s promotion she held a Logistics Specialist position where she was responsible for managing logistics activities in a manner that fulfilled business requirements in parallel with the goal of transportation cost reduction. Her position was responsible for collecting and communicating all necessary information related to upcoming and ongoing shipments, projects, and services, as well as providing logistics support, consulting, and obtaining best possible transportation rates. Prior to joining Allyn, McCollum earned her Bachelor’s degree in International Trade from Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra in 2011 and continued her education at Arkansas State University where she obtained her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in August, 2014.

Allyn International is dedicated to providing high quality, customer centric services and solutions for the global marketplace. Allyn's core products include transportation management, logistics sourcing, freight forwarding, supply chain consulting, tax management and global trade compliance.  Allyn clients range from small local businesses to Fortune 500 firms. Allyn conducts business in more than 20 languages and has extensive experience in both developed and emerging markets. Highly trained experts are positioned throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Allyn’s regional headquarters are strategically located in Fort Myers, FL U.S.A, Shanghai, P.R. China and Prague, Czech Republic. For more information, visit the company’s website (

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