Big Ed & Young Ed Make Big Changes at Burns Logistics

Young Ed Burns takes on the role of CEO, Big Ed becomes CRO

Shoemakersville, PA – Burns Logistics, a premier trucking sales agency, is ecstatic to announce a change in leadership effective Monday, April 3, 2023. Founder, Big Ed Burns, transitions to the role of Chief Relationship Officer, and his son, Young Ed Burns, is stepping into the role of CEO.

Big Ed Burns founded Burns Logistics in the midst of a recession in 2008, and since then, the company has become a major player in the transportation industry. As Chief Relationship Officer, Big Ed will focus on building and strengthening relationships with shippers and carriers, while Young Ed will take on the day-to-day operational challenges of the business.

The father-and-son team share a vision for the future of the trucking industry, where carriers are paid fairly and on time, shippers receive high service levels at fair prices, and everyone involved enjoys their work and makes a good living. They are committed to taking the company to the next level, by valuing relationships and using innovative technologies to streamline operations and improve service.

“I am excited to take on the role of Chief Relationship Officer,” said Big Ed Burns. “Building strong relationships has always been a passion of mine, and I look forward to spending more time doing just that. I have full confidence in my son, Young Ed, to lead Burns Logistics into the future.”

Young Ed Burns brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to the role of CEO. He is committed to building on his father’s legacy and taking the company to new heights.

“I am honored and humbled to step into the role of CEO,” said Young Ed Burns. “My father has built an incredible company, and I am excited to continue his legacy. Our team is committed to providing our carrier clients and shipper customers with exceptional service, and we will continue to invest in innovative technologies that improve our operations.”

The transition in leadership marks an exciting new chapter for Burns Logistics, and the company looks forward to continuing on the path to being the best option to connect shippers and carriers together directly. 

For more information or simply to sit down and enjoy a cup of coffee with us, please contact Burns Logistics at 484.665.3695 or contact us.

About Burns Logistics

Burns Logistics is the premier transportation sales agency focused on shipper-carrier relationships. They represent a plethora of the country’s best carriers, many of them with niche service offerings and servicing difficult areas, and bring them together with small and large shippers to eliminate volatility from the supply chain. They’ve grown every year since 2008 and have won a variety of awards for their services and entrepreneurial excellence.