Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services is pleased to announce the promotion of Shawn Burrell to regional vice president. A 27-year veteran of the transportation industry, Burrell began his career at Pilot Salt Lake City, as a district manager in 2003. Burrell has been recognized as a mentor and leader as a recipient of Pilot’s Rising Star and Simply the Best awards to celebrate his dedication to his team’s professional development while maintaining a focus on aligning sales growth with operational excellence. Burrell has overseen double-digit growth thereby securing several long-term clients, and most recently, helped implement a national dealer direct program for a high-end appliance manufacturer. In his new role, Burrell will work to enhance and support district managers with a clearly defined goal of increasing sales in the Western Region while continuing to reach new levels of operational success.