Diakon Promotes Hessler to VP of Operations

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, January 19, 2018 - MANASSAS, Va. – Last-mile home delivery specialist Diakon Logistics has promoted Tom Hessler to vice president of operations.

Hessler, who previously served as director of operations, began his 38-year career as a delivery contractor and worked his way up to executive management. He has held various roles with multiple third-party logistics carriers supporting some of the most successful furniture and appliance retailers in the country.

He rejoined Diakon a little over a year ago after a six years away. He had spent seven years with the company before that.

“Tom has done it all. No matter what the challenge, he has a long track record of finding solutions and executing successfully,” said Bill Jarnagin, president and chairman of Diakon Logistics. “The home delivery business is about dedication, integrity, and being able to work with people. Tom exemplifies those characteristics as well as anyone and we’re grateful for the value he adds to our company and our partners.”

Diakon Logistics provides leading retailers with knowledge-based, integrated logistics solutions backed by dedicated resources, innovative technology and highly committed professionals.