Diane L. Endres, the founder of Logistics Support International, LLC, a  non-asset based limited liability company. Ms. Endres has over twenty-five years of experience in logistics utilizing all modes of transportation and involving a broad range of commodities. She has worked with both small companies and Fortune 500 companies.  Her background includes domestic and international transportation management;  transportation purchasing; import and export operations; customer service; network, sourcing, mode and carrier selection analysis; contract management; outsourcing feasibility studies; warehouse operations; recruiting; training and employee development.  Her educational credentials include:  Bachelor of Science degree, General Business, Western International University;  Logistics Practitioner Certification,  Institute of Logistics Management.  Further education has included courses in management, purchasing, transportation, systems, software applications and hazardous materials.  Memberships  include: Council of Logistics Management, Institute of Management Consultants, IMC- Arizona  Chapter and the  Arizona Small Business Administration.

Renee McCarthy, Independent Consultant  with Logistics Support International, LLC.  Ms. McCarthy has worked with Fortune 500 companies and has over twenty years of logistics related experience.  She has extensive experience within the LTL, air and parcel modes of transportation.  Her background includes; supply chain management/Just-In-Time (JIT) design and implementation; distribution benchmarking; development of business specifications and procedures; distribution channels design and implementation; transportation management; outsourcing feasibility studies; customer service; network analysis; warehouse sourcing and management.   Ms. McCarthy is a graduate of Arizona State University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Transportation.  Further education has included courses in the areas of project management, quality control, software applications and inventory management.

Dave Avant, President of  LeaderEdge, Inc., and an Independent Consultant with Logistics Support International, LLC.  Mr. Avant joins us with over twenty-five years experience in the transportation, logistics, and travel-related industries. His background  is by definition intermodal, having served in the air, marine, surface transportation and pipeline sectors.  Mr. Avant provides key management consulting services to international projects in Europe, Africa, and Mexico.  His educational credentials include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Transportation and Logistics from the University of Texas and a Master of Business Administration from Southwest Texas State University.

Carolyn Clark, President of LadyBug Resources, LLC, and an Independent Consultant with Logistics Support International, LLC.  Ms. Clark has joined us as a senior financial manager with strategic orientation and ability to develop and implement long range business strategies. She has over 18 years of demonstrated success at growing revenues, streamlining costs, and creating operational efficiencies.  Ms. Clark's expertise is in financial budgeting, forecasting, costing, financial/management reporting and analysis; project management; telecommunications; automation and systems.  Her educational credentials include a Bachelor of Business Management and Accounting from the University of Oklahoma and University of Arizona. Ms. Clark is a Certified Public Accountant and is completing a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.  

Our combined affiliations have included companies such as:

InSite Logistics
Colorado Interstate Gas
Revere Copper Products.
US Airways
Phelps Dodge Company
Cyprus Climax Metals Company
CAP Gemini
Cyprus Amax Minerals
John Manville
Burlington River Terminal
Digital Equipment Corporation
US West


“Logistics Support International was instrumental in developing the procedures and processes to create a smooth transition from an outsourced match and pay freight payment system”  General Transportation Manager - Mining Company

“Your firm's quick response, flexibility, and quality analysis has allowed my company to meet its obligations when the human resources and/or expertise was not available internally.  As a high profile logistics provider, we cannot afford to miss proposal opportunities that require the type of analysis and logistics modeling done by your company.  We have benefited from your company's expertise through both new business development efforts and evaluation of existing operations.  This should make Logistics Support International a valuable partner for any company.”   Vice President -a leading 3PL

"Logistics Support International personnel were very supportive and flexible.  They offered suggestions and alternatives not originally considered.  I would recommend Logistics Support International to anyone seeking domestic or worldwide logistics expertise to supplement their staff or manage complex projects."
Senior Vice President - Manufacturing

"Their significant prior hands-on experience was directly applicable to our problems and issues.  Not until we hired Logistics Support International did we receive balanced analysis and reporting." Vice President - Third Party Logistics Firm