Piacente, who has more than 30 years of experience at CSX, previously was vice president of intermodal. He now assumes responsibility for the company’s chemicals, metals, paper and forest products businesses.
Kenney, who joined CSX from PepsiCo in 2011, was leading the automotive business. She will continue to lead that business but also will assume responsibility for CSX’s intermodal sales and marketing.
Dupré Logistics on Thursday announced the opening of a Strategic Capacity Services (SCS) branch in the Knoxville, Tenn., area and the hiring of Chip Hawkins as the manager of the office.
This is the 12th SCS location to open since August 2016.
Hawkins said the office initially will have four people working in it, but the company expects rapid growth and is looking to hire people with experience in the logistics industry.