RIVERSIDE, Calif.--Polymer Logistics, a global leader in retail ready packaging, is growing its leadership team with seasoned packaging, logistics, supplier and retail professionals to support the company’s growth in North America. Salim Baltagi has been appointed Vice President of Operations and Josh Kling has been appointed Director of Strategic Business Development. Baltagi and Kling report to Fred Heptinstall, CEO North America.
“Salim and Josh each have a diverse background positively impacting the operations of retailers and suppliers. We’re delighted to have them on the Polymer Logistics team as we continue to engage suppliers, retailers and shoppers with our innovative packaging solutions,” said Heptinstall.
Baltagi is responsible for wash operations, transportation, asset management, IT and back office operations. He has more than 25 years of experience in the transport packaging, food and beverage industries. Prior to joining Polymer, Baltagi held executive positions in logistics and supply chain at Dean Foods and IFCO Systems.
Kling will be responsible for business development and marketing and has a background in consumer goods and transport packaging. Prior to joining Polymer, Kling held sales and marketing positions at MillerCoors and most recently at IFCO Systems.
About Polymer Logistics
Polymer Logistics’ extensive range of returnable transport, storage, and display products includes collapsible bins, folding, nesting and stackable crates, together with reusable dollies and pallets. These offer substantial costs benefits, are more environmentally friendly than traditional one-way transit packaging, and are robust enough to withstand the rigorous demands of retail supply chain logistics for many years. Polymer Logistics’ most recent innovation is the wood grain RPC, which brings an upscale look to stores and drives sales and shopper engagement. More information is available at www.polymerlogistics.com.