Dunavant Hires New Senior VP of Operations


November 1st, 2018

Memphis, TN – Dunavant Logistics Group, a Memphis-based global logistics firm, has hired Clayton Fahey as Senior Vice President of Operations.

For the past 24 years, Fahey has lead teams to operational excellence and sales achievement through his various roles at XPO Logistics, Norbert-Dentressangle, and Jacobson Warehousing. 

Based in Dunavant’s Houston office, Fahey is responsible for all drayage operations west of the Mississippi River.

“Clayton is overseeing all implementation and operation of new and existing trucking and drayage accounts in his new role,” said Richard McDuffie, COO of Dunavant. “His experience in the industry positions Clayton as an asset for Dunavant’s continued growth.” 

Prior to joining Dunavant, Fahey was charged as Regional Operations Manager at Jacobson Transportation to oversee operations and new market growth. As VP of Business Operations Fahey was tasked with overseeing the integration of 2 acquisitions and facilitating 19 operating sites in the Gulf Coast Region. As VP of Business Development at Norbert-Dentressangle Fahey was recognized for his contribution towards record growth for the company. He most recently served as VP of Business Development at Jacobson Warehouse and XPO Logistics. Clayton Fahey did his undergraduate work at Colgate University.

“I am most looking forward to the opportunities and ideas that arise when working with a new team,” said Fahey. “Dunavant’s reputation as a family-owned and family values business attracted me to the company enriched with a long history of cohesive core company values and unwavering management approach to its employees and partners .”

ABOUT DUNAVANT. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant has the knowledge to ensure your company’s global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. A family-owned business that has grown to provide solutions within transportation, drayage and trucking, supply chain management, warehousing, distribution, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and chassis leasing, supported by strategic locations in major port and intermodal cities across the U.S., Asia, and the Caribbean, Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com