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Upstate Shredding hires former Sims traffic manager

Keywords: Tags  Upstate Shredding, Adam Weitsman, Marco Liberal, Sims Metal Management, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc. has tapped a longtime Sims Metal Management Ltd. employee to oversee its logistical operations.

Marco Liberal is set to join the Owego, N.Y., recycler April 16. As transportation manager, he will manage inbound and outbound scrap loads, fleet and fleet maintenance, and Department of Transportation regulations for the company’s 11 locations.

"With his strong background in the scrap industry and his extensive expertise in inbound and outbound fleet management, (Liberal) will be a strong addition to our team," owner Adam Weitsman said. "As we expand our operations and continue to make acquisitions, trucking and rail become more important than ever."

Liberal held a similar post at Sims, where he had worked since 2001 and managed 40 drivers and 60 contractors, and supervised two dispatchers handling between 250 and 300 runs each day.

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