J. Edwin Conaway
Senior Vice President Sales, Con-way Freight Inc.
J. Edwin Conaway is senior vice president of sales for Con-way Freight Inc., the largest of Con-way Inc.’s three primary operating companies. Con-way Inc. is a $5.6 billion transportation and logistics company providing high-performance, day-definite less-than-truckload (LTL) and full truckload and intermodal freight transportation, as well as logistics, warehousing and supply chain management services, and trailer manufacturing.
Mr. Conaway has overall executive responsibility for the entire North American sales team, including local and national sales in the United States and Canada along with partners in Mexico, Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Conaway was president of Con-way NOW and Con-way Full Load. Previously, he was vice president of operations for Con-way Southern Express. He first joined the corporation as an account manager in 1983.
An executive with 30 years of experience in the transportation industry, Mr. Conaway started his transportation career with his family’s trucking company, Gordons Transports, in Memphis, TN.
Mr. Conaway has a bachelor of science degree in business from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA. He is based at Con-way Freight’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI.