Ace Drayage NYC launched in 2016. Its founders have been in the industry since 1996 and together they form an outstanding team with more than 137 years of experience combined. Our diverse professional backgrounds foster creativity and offers a range of perspectives and ideas that allow for a productive and collaborative work environment. Together we work on finding innovative ways to exceed our customers’ expectations.
Meet The Team
Sean Hogan has over twenty-three years of experience in logistics. He worked as a customer service representative at American Maritime and then as a dispatcher. After purchasing five mail trucks and ten tractor trailers trucks, Sean transferred to TMS where he worked as a terminal manager. During this time, he gained valuable project management skills and learned how to successfully run a business. Sean also has two decades of experience in rate consulting and logistics solutions, with specialization in moving over dimensional freight and transloading freight. In his current position, he develops strategic sales plans based on company goals that promote sales growth and customer satisfaction. Sean is passionate about his career and believes that facilitating the transportation of goods keeps the nation’s economy running smoothly. He also believes in giving back to those in need. Sean donates annually to a number of organizations, including The Greenwich Autism Alliance, which promotes autism awareness and acceptance and provides grants to teachers and families, and to the State Troopers Fraternal Association, which supports our local service men and women.
Vice President of Operations, Shanece Davis, is a graduate of Columbia University. She studied Environmental Science and Women’s Studies and is a co-author of “An Exploration of Barnard College’s Energy Use, Possible Improvements and Alternatives, and its Lackluster ‘Green Report Card’ Rating” in Energy Resources Report (Fall 2009). Shanece is an LEED Green Associate through the U.S. Green Building Council and holds a professional degree as a EMIT (Energy Managers in Training) by the Association of Energy Engineers. Prior to joining Ace Drayage NYC, she worked in the energy engineering industry as a consultant at Gotham 360 on Wall Street, where she managed energy portfolios for some of New York City’s largest energy consumers. She has extensive training in project management and business development. Shanece setup Gotham 360 as a Small Women Owned Business and she instrumentally setup Ace Drayage NYC as a Veteran Small Owned Business. In her current position, she oversees day-to-day operations and formulates policies and strategic plans that promote company growth. She is a new member of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, Inc. and the National Women’s Business Council. She also believes in giving back to her community. She donates to charity organizations like Petco Foundation, Wildlife Conservation Society, No Kid Hungry, and New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers.
Sergio Souza has more than twenty years of experience in the logistics industry. Originally from Londrina, Brazil, he has always been fascinated by the American landscape. This prompted him to start a career as an owner operator. After gaining experience on the road, Sergio launched his own logistics company, Bradstone Express, in 2004. As a business owner, Sergio was involved in the company’s day-to-day operations and strived to provide a good working environment for his employees. Within the span of a year, Sergio went from owning one tractor trailer to owning fifty. In 2013, Sergio began working as Hale Intermodal for Evans Delivery. While in this position, he learned an array of tasks, from addressing the safety needs of employees, to billing and collections, and account management. In 2016, Sergio and current President of Sales, Sean Hogan, merged companies and Sergio took on the responsibility of terminal manager at Ace Drayage NYC. In this position, he is responsible for the overall operation of our yard, which includes, but is not limited to, sales, net profits, payroll for staff and contractors, and other administrative duties.Additionally, he is responsible for the management of personnel, assists with the management of the terminals budgeting, and the purchase of company assets.
Elizabeth del Castillo
Elizabeth de Castillo oversees all billing operations. Her responsibilities include updating and approving payroll records, as well as directing the collection, calculation, and entering of driving times. Elizabeth administrates work orders, and schedules appointments for pick-ups and drop-offs. Additionally, she coordinates payment schedules and works with customers to bring accounts current and increase company profit. As the head of the customer service department, she manages customers’ accounts, provides them with rates, and responds to their inquiries. When needed, she conducts extensive research to resolve customer concerns and discrepancies. Elizabeth’s organizational skills help streamline procedures to maintain effective operation and delivery of services, ensuring customer satisfaction.
Carmen Da Silva
Carmen Da Silva coordinates office services, such as personnel, budget preparation and control, and records control. She studies management methods in order to improve workflow, simplify reporting procedures, and implement cost reductions. More specifically, she analyzes jobs to delimit position responsibilities for use in wage and salary adjustments, promotions, and evaluation of workflow, and studies methods to improve work measurements and performance standards. She also coordinates collection and preparation of operating reports, such as time-and-attendance records, terminations, new hires, transfers, budget expenditures, and statistical records of performance data. Additionally, Carmen reviews and answers all correspondence. When needed, she assists in preparation of budget and annual reports, interviewing of job applicants, conducting orientation of new employees, planning training programs, and compiling, storing, and retrieving management data.