General Manager, Freight Scouts/Vice President of Sales
Jan Jones joined the PBD team in 2007 and brings over seventeen years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry with a focus in business development, solution selling, project management and client relationship management.
Jan heads PBD's non-asset freight brokerage division, Freight Scouts, where she oversees strategic business growth and daily operations. Prior to launching Freight Scouts in 2016, Jan served as Vice President of Sales for PBD where she was responsible for developing new channels of revenue within PBD’s focused markets of non-profits, associations and corporations and has successfully converted and welcomed over 25 new client programs to the PBD family of clients.
During her career at PBD, she has led teams and worked independently to develop partnerships that have helped PBD grow its client base and expand its service offerings. Specifically, Jan initiated a new client program that was the foothold for PBD’s printing and mailing services offering, PBD Ink.
Prior to joining the PBD team, Jan spent eight years with an Atlanta-based worldwide transportation company where she was responsible for managing teams of sales professionals focused on retaining and growing market share in North Georgia. She earned the Chairman’s Sales Excellence Award for exceeding business plan in consecutive years and was a top-ranked Sales Manager in business development results and employee satisfaction.
Jan is a veteran “Team Mom” with the Murphey Candler Little League Park in Atlanta. Each year, the Jones family donates hundreds of hours of personal time, as well as financial support, to the park where their boys have developed their love of baseball. Jan serves in various parent volunteer roles for her two boys' schools in Atlanta area. Jan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia.