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Mendota Heights, MN — December 8, 2017 — The Specialized Furniture Carriers Division named Mark Fierek as Chairman. Fierek, VP Sales at Manna Freight Systems, Inc., has served with the group for the last five years.

“This group is working though some of the toughest issues the furniture carriers industry has faced,” said Fierek.   He cited government regulations and the shortage of drivers as major hurdles for the industry.  “We are at a time when logistics is complicated business, with a variety of places to purchase, from traditional brick and mortar stores, to websites that sell a wide variety of brands,” added Fierek.

Fierek praised the members of the group and those  who recently served in the role of Chairman on the group.  He said his role is to help provide ideas that address the issues facing the industry and most importantly to highlight how a very small group of logistics providers have the expertise to handle the rigors of moving furniture across the country and into a consumer’s home.

Here’s an interview with Mark Fierek about the state of furniture logistics:

 

About Manna Freight Systems

Manna Freight Systems is a privately held logistics management company headquartered in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro and operates three home delivery brands. Manna Freight System’s three brands have more than 25 years of experience in retail and eCommerce logistics.  Their experience includes participation on the Specialized Furniture Carriers group, a division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance, establishing dozens of regional distribution centers for major retailers, and nationwide high speed delivery of bedding, fitness equipment, case goods, and many other large consumer products.  For more information visit www.MFSCorporate.com.