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Mary Kuebel
Marketing Manager
2349 Millers Lane
Louisville, KY 40216
(502) 213-3967


February 15, 2008 (Louisville, KY) – Advance Distribution Services, Inc. (ADS), a Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider that specializes in distributing commercial products manufactured or sourced by other companies, has announced the addition of Mr. Brian J. Johnson to the position of President for the Louisville based distribution company.

Prior to assuming the role of President of Advance Distribution Services Inc., Brian was the Vice President of Sales for UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Logistics & Distribution Division.  While at UPS he held various management positions in sales and operations.  Brian served nine years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot prior to joining UPS.  Brian holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Bellarmine University, and attended the University of South Carolina earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

“Brian brings a wealth of experience from within the Third Party Logistics industry and we are extremely excited to have him lead our company”, stated Frank Hagans, Owner and Chairman for ADS. “His leadership skills and commitment are evident to all who meet him and he was the unanimous choice of both the search committee and the Board of Directors. His experience and knowledge of our industry will allow for a seamless transition and his vision will set the stage for a strong future for ADS”.

About Advance Distribution Services, Inc.:
Operating in Louisville, KY for over 38 years, ADS is centrally located to offer its customers a wide range of solutions for any 3rd Party Logistics requirement.  ADS maintains 1.3 million square feet of warehouse space, which includes space that is FDA Food Grade approved, and operates in many different industries, including Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Appliance, Electronic, Consumer Goods and Retail.  ADS is the skilled professionals at receiving, picking, packing, shipping and processing orders in the most cost-effective method.  Consequently, the relationship between ADS and its customers has evolved from traditional warehouse services into more advanced Fulfillment Capabilities, including Packaging & Kitting, Reverse Logistics, Bar Code Labeling and a broad range of other Value-Added services.

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