Hilmi Al-Shami

Founder, President & CEO

  • Former commercial pilot, 20 years experience in food service, supply chain, 3PL, international customs and cross border operations, dry/cold and amber storage, restaurant equipment/supplies and international quick service casual dining & US franchisor operations;
  • Helped launch Popeye's’ International expansion;
  • Arab-American with extensive Middle Eastern geographic and cultural experience.


Jim Handoush

Chairman of the board

  • CEO, Rising Sun Systems, former COO Landstar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ GS - LSTR) and Conway Services;
  • 25 years experience with extensive Global 3PL and supply chain, business development, international multi-billion dollar operations, public markets and finance.



Hafez Assali

Executive Vice President (USA)

  • 20 years experience in food service, restaurant equipment, supplies and hospitality industry;
  • Extensive shipping, international documentation and logistics expertise.