Partners Warehouse was founded in 1989 to provide rail transloading services to the building materials industry.
More than two decades later, Tom Wagner, an original founder, still works with Partners in the company's Mexico operations. Tom is an example of the dedication to quality supply chain services that the people of Partners bring to their clients. Many employees have been at Partners for more than half of the company's existence.
The current owners purchased the company from Tom in 2005 and have grown Partners by adding services and locations to better serve client supply chain needs.
Today Partners operates 6 locations and offers a wide variety of services to clients. Industries served include building materials, lumber and panel products, paper, pulp, steel and other metals, automotive, food and food products, food ingredients, consumer goods and bulk products.
Partners continues to grow and expand by economically helping our clients.
Craig Sesemann is President of Partners Warehouse. Craig has previously worked as a partner and founder at Sterling Logistics and an executive at ITEL Logistics and DSC Logistics. Craig has an undergraduate degree from Loyola University of Chicago, a graduate degree from Kent College of Law, and is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.
Joe Swaw is Chief Operating Officer at Partners. Prior to Partners, Joe worked at General Motors, Diamond Star Motors and Caterpillar Inbound Logistic Center.
Bob Shaunnessey is Vice President at Partners. Beforehand, Bob worked as executive director of the Warehousing Education and Research Council, was a partner and founder at Sterling Logistics, and was President and CEO of Records Management Services. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
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