LINDEN, N.J., March 27, 2009 – Linden, N.J.-based Autolog Auto Transport (Autolog), a vehicle logistics provider and business unit of United Road, one of the largest vehicle transportation logistics providers in the United States, has named Larry Tolstyka as vice president of Autolog. Michael A. Wysocki, chief executive officer of United Road, made the announcement.
Mr. Tolstyka was previously the vice president of United Road and transitioned to his new position following the company’s acquisition of Autolog. He will now oversee all marketing, sales, operations and finance activities for Autolog. Prior to joining United Road in 2004, Mr. Tolstyka served as the vice president of information technology for Decatur, Ga.-based Allied Holdings, Inc.
“Larry has been a pivotal member of the United Road team for more than five years,” stated Wysocki. “We know he is the perfect candidate to lead Autolog as we move forward with our aggressive expansion plan.”
Mr. Tolstyka is a 1991 graduate of Michigan State University, where he earned his Certificate of Operations Management.
Based in Linden, N.J. with locations throughout the country, Autolog is the originator of the car shipping service for privately owned vehicles and is a business unit of United Road. Headquartered in Romulus, Mich., United Road is one of the largest vehicle transportation logistics solutions providers in the United States. With over 1,500 employees and a nationwide network of 1,200 late model vehicle carriers, United Road is the technology leader of the industry via its proprietary web-based, real time OVISS information system. The company operates in the 48 continental United States, Alaska, Canada and Puerto Rico. United Road is also the only SmartWay certified “green” auto carrier in the United States recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for outstanding environmental practices. For more information, please visit unitedroad.com.