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“People here are always on the lookout for new solutions.” -Kenneth Jack, vice president of fleet operations TECHNOLOGY The Speed of Sound VERIZON’S FLEET OPERATIONS ORGANIZATION DRIVES THE DELIVERY OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS GIANT’S SERVICES. > V E R I ZO N C O M M U N I C AT I O N S I N C . // Vice President of Fleet Operations Kenneth Jack BY J I M H A R R I S says Verizon Communications had the pieces in Like most power and communica- place to help clean up after Hurricane Sandy. tions companies serving the northeastern United States, Verizon had much to do following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy. The company, one of the nation’s largest communications providers, worked not only to keep its networks running during and after the storm, but also to repair extensively damaged communications infrastructure in severely affected parts of New Jersey and New York. More than 1,400 additional technicians were brought in from Florida to Massachusetts to help local teams fix the damage and restore service in the areas hardest hit by the storm. Verizon’s ability to mobilize quickly after the hurricane reflects the organizational efforts of its fleet operations department. The company’s regional management team used asset management software to determine which crews were available to help repair the damage, -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Verizon Communications Inc. Revenues: $111 billion HQ: New York, N.Y. Employees: 184,500 Specialty: Communications -------------------------------------------------------------WINTER 2013 TLIMAGAZINE.COM 81 http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013

Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013
Hurricane Sandy
Intermodal Rail
Near Shoring
Steel Bridges
Porsche Cars North America Inc.
TDS Transport
Aspen Equipment Co.
Consumers Energy
Mountain Valley Express Co. Inc.
Supreme Group
Miller Felpax Corp.
Rio Grande Pacific Corp.
TNT Sales
Usher Transport Inc.
Triad Transport Inc.
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Fusion Logistics
GulfMark Energy Inc.
Mode Transportation
Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
Trailways Inc.
Time Logistics Inc.
Verizon Communications Inc.
Sears Holding Corp.
Perry Ellis International Inc.
Tennessee Commercial Warehouse
J&P Hall Express
Pacific Air Cargo
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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013