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Evans Distribution Systems - Melvindale, MI

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Evans Distribution Systems Hires Programmer Analyst to Enhance IT Infrastructure

Press release date: May 27, 2014

DETROIT, Mich. — Evans Distribution Systems, a full service third-party logistics provider of warehousing, transportation, staffing and value added services hired Alex Kushner for a new position as programmer analyst.

Kushner is responsible for analyzing and developing databases, applications and other information systems. Some of the systems include electronic data interchange (EDI), transportation management systems, warehouse management systems, key performance reports from multiple databases, and other database management systems. The position was created to help significantly enhance the IT infrastructure at Evans, so as to keep up with customer demands, and remain a logistics industry leader.

“We’re excited to have Alex as a part of our team, and look forward to the improvements he can provide in the area of database systems and application development” said Lance Greene, IT project manager at Evans Distribution Systems. “One of our brand pillars is innovation, and IT plays a major role in maintaining that focus and keeping Evans on the forefront of logistics technology” said Stephen Draper, IT manager at Evans Distribution Systems.

Kushner has worked in IT for more than 25 years and has significant experience with databases, programming and application development. Most recently, Kushner worked as a Software Design and Developer for CareTech Solutions, working on multiple business applications, reports and program interfaces. Prior to CareTech, Kushner worked on databases and applications for web and intranet use with Arrow Strategies. “Alex’s diverse IT background is a great fit for this position, because we have a large range of hardware and software within our infrastructure” said Greene.

Kushner is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor’s of business administration in business computer systems.

About Evans Distribution Systems - Evans Distribution Systems, headquartered in Southeast Michigan, was founded in 1929 as the Central Detroit Warehouse Company. It has evolved into a full-service, third-party logistics service provider offering warehousing, transportation, contract packaging and logistics staffing services to the manufacturing, food and beverage, consumer goods, and chemical industries. Evans currently employs more than 700 associates with operations across the United States.