APS Stevedoring LLC, the largest 100 percent family-owned stevedoring company in the U.S. and headquartered in Long Beach, recently announced the appointment of Nick Mori as its manager of sales and marketing.
Reporting to President John Hering, Mori will be focused on customer service, rate negotiations, promoting the company, and acquiring new business for APS Stevedoring.
Mori began his maritime career in 1989 with Mitsui OSK Line, holding positions in pricing and marketing. He transferred to Hyundai Merchant Marine's pricing department in 1994 in order to remain in Southern California. In 1997, Mitsui OSK Lines container division called upon Mori to return to the company in the operations and equipment control departments. Then, from 2000-2018, he worked in MOL Bulk RoRo/Car Carrier vessel operations, scheduling, customer service and sales.
"APS Stevedoring is very fortunate to have someone with Nick's experience join our family," Hering said. "We look forward to working closely with Nick in developing new business and continuing to provide APS' customers the finest quality service."
Born in Japan, Mori moved to the United States at the age of four. He has two sons, one who is attending California Maritime Academy and the other is in high school.
Mori is active in supporting the City of Hope donor center and the American Red Cross. Currently, he holds memberships in USA Water Polo and USA Ultimate.
APS Stevedoring, LLC is an auto and general cargo/breakbulk stevedoring company headquartered in Long Beach, Calif. APS Stevedoring has operations in Richmond, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; Houston, Texas; Brunswick, Ga.; and Jacksonville, Fla. For more information, visit www.apsstevedoring.com