SC Logistics welcomes David N. Edwards, Jr. as the new Chair of SC Logistics’ Executive Forum. He succeeds Deepal Eliatamby who has been Chair since the initiative’s inception.Edwards is the President and CEO of Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District and has more than 25 years of experience in airport management. Edwards has strong credentials in, but not limited to, business development, properties, governmental affairs, operations, and international marketing. Edwards has served on SC Logistics’ Executive Forum since it was established in 2017 and is also on a number of non-profit and association boards including the Gibbs Cancer Center, Greer Development Corporation, Upstate SC Alliance, Greenville Chamber, VisitGreenvilleSC, and Spartanburg CVB. In 2015, Dave Edwards was named Director of the year in the Small Airports category by Airport Revenue News, and in 2017 was most recently recognized by Greenville Business Magazine as the 50 Most Influential and inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The SC Logistics Executive Forum was formed to identify strategic priorities that will advance the state’s logistics industry. The Forum is comprised of eight members, each representing a sector within the logistics industry. There are five representatives from logistics providers in rail, air, trucking, maritime, and third-party logistics (3PL). Two representatives are from logistics users in distribution and manufacturing. One seat is reserved for the past Chair of the committee.