Ronald M. Marotta

Vice President, Origin Cargo Management– International Division for Yusen Logistics

Ronald M. Marotta is the Vice President of Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc., International Division, an NYK Group Company, responsible for the Global Origin Cargo Management Group. Ron is based in Secaucus, NJ.

Ron graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management from St. Peter’s College, and he has participated in numerous US Government, and industry training and educational programs.

Mr. Marotta began his career at NYK more than twenty-six years ago.  Over the past 25 years, Yusen Logistics has grown their international business over 1,500%, and extended their service reach throughout the globe.

Since the fall of 2001, Ron has been involved in various global supply chain security initiatives, including supporting and planning multiple US Government security training activities throughout the globe.

Ron has also assisted and supported numerous global disaster relief efforts, resilience activities, and is involved in the support and training efforts for future government and multi-party responses to disasters.

He has served as a Board Member of the International Cargo Security Council, is an ASIS International member, and is a RILA Steering Committee Member, and a member of the Retail Industry Leaders Association Supply Chain Security Committee.  Ron is also an Executive Committee Member of the Supply Chain Leaders in Action serving on several key committees, is a member of the CSCMP, and is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.  Ron also serves as a member of the National Fire Protection Association, and Star Tides, a disaster relief organization, and numerous other business organizations. Ron has also served on the Advisory Board of the Fishman Entrepreneurial Studies program at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri.

In 2005, Mr. Marotta received the highest civilian award from the ICSC, The National Industry Leadership Award, for global supply chain security management, and he has received numerous industry and company leadership awards during his career.  His most recent award is from the Global SCM Leaders for his leadership in providing exceptional customer service for Yusen Logistics International Services customers.

Ron has frequently spoken at numerous industry events on Supply Chain Security, Information Technology, International Trade Issues and Trends, Women in Logistics Issues, Risk and Resilience, and Developing a Competitive Global Supply Chain.  He also has been a frequent contributor to an industry Internet based monthly publication.

Ron lives in Cranford NJ with his wife and three daughters, and has long served his community in many ways.  He is a Lieutenant in his local Fire Department, serving for more than Forty years, and serves as the President of the local Firemen’s Relief Association. Ron is also a member and consultant for his Townships Local Emergency Management Organization.  Ron was selected in 2017 as the Firefighter of The Year by the VFW in NJ, and has been awarded a Life Saving Award in 2016. Ron has served as the Chairman of the local Zoning Board of Adjustment for a long tenure.  As an Eagle Scout, Ron also supports various Scouting activities in his community. Ron has received numerous government and community service awards including the Citizen of the Year award in his home town, of Cranford, NJ.

 

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