Jason Burns, Sr. is named President, Ronald Burns, Sr. becomes Chairman and CEO
QCS Logistics, one of the region’s premier courier and logistics companies, has named Jason G. Burns, Sr. as its new President, replacing Ronald V. Burns, Sr., who takes on the role of Chairman of QCS Logistics Board of Directors in addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer. Jason joined the company in 2007 as Vice President of Business Development. Ronald Burns, QCS Logistics founder, has grown the company into one of the largest courier companies in Louisiana and an Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Company" for the past four years.
QCS Logistics provides parcel delivery, medical courier services and customized logistics management services throughout the Gulf South.
Today, QCS Logistics has a staff of 25 and more than 75 drivers, manages two warehouses, and completes more than 1,000 deliveries a day.
Also being elevated within the company, Warmoth G. Guillame, who serves as Vice President and General Manager/Partner of the New Orleans courier company will assume the role of QCS Logistics Chief Operating Officer, while David Domingue assumes Guillame’s position as QCS Logistics General Manager.
Guillaume joined QCS Logistics, as a partner in 2004, having worked 26 years at United Parcel Services. He will be responsible for oversight of the company’s operational plans, policies, and initiatives. Guillaume is excited about the new direction in leadership, stating, “I am confident that we will continue to expand our footprint within the region with our dedicated and experienced employees as a key element of that growth and the company’s success.”
David Domingue will be promoted to the position of General Manager, having served as Operations Manager since 2012. In his new capacity, he will assume management of the company’s day-to-day operations, including its warehouse operations.
Jason G. Burns, Sr. serves as treasurer of the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA), the industry’s leading trade association, and serves as Treasurer and chairs its Membership Committee. He was recently re-elected as an executive board member during the organization’s annual conference.
“Jason has done an outstanding job of guiding our company through a remarkable growth period and has helped drive QCS Logistics’ adoption of innovative technology and expansion into different vertical markets and service offerings,” Chairman Burns said. “Jason brings an innovative approach, national industry leadership and a forward-looking vision at a time of dynamic changes in the logistics industry. We are excited about the future and confident in the strength of QCS Logistics’ leadership team.”
Jason Burns, who joined the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association’s Board of Directors in 2011, said he is excited and proud to take on the mantle as QCS Logistics President.
“I am truly honored and humbled to be entrusted as President of QCS Logistics. This has been a dream of mine since I made my first delivery as a five-year-old alongside my father,” he said. “Throughout QCS Logistics’ 33-year history, our core values of integrity, excellent service and community involvement have enabled us to become one of the leading last-mile providers in the region. My vision is to work together with our management team and dedicated employees to build upon this proud history by creating innovative and value-added logistics solutions for our evolving customer base.”
In addition to his leadership role with the CLDA, Jason Burns serves as a current board member for the Urban League of Louisiana. He also was selected to participate in the nationally recognized Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, the Ortique Leadership Institute, the inaugural class of Xavier University’s Norman C. Francis Leadership Institute, and the 2013 Aspen Institute Action Forum.
Jason Burns graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN., where he was a three-year letterman as a wide receiver on the varsity football team and the recipient of the 2006 Dedication Award.
ABOUT QCS LOGISTICS
With more than 33 years of experience in the transportation services industry, QCS Logistics has completed over seven million deliveries and is one of the leading courier services in the Gulf South region. With expertise in on-demand and scheduled delivery services, cold chain delivery, medical courier delivery, freight distribution and custom logistics services, QCS Logistics is the first choice for premier healthcare, pharmaceutical, auto, critical parts, financial and retail customers throughout Southeast Louisiana. The firm specializes in servicing Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, St. Tammany and Jefferson Parishes; including service to the surrounding states in the Southeast region.