Company: Pactrans Air & Sea, Inc.
Location: Bensenville, IL
Kitty Pon brings three decades of experience to Pactrans Air & Sea, Inc., which is a leader in the international freight forwarding business. The company offers a wide range of logistics solutions, including export, import, warehousing, distribution, local and interstate trucking, and trade show organization. In response to the growing international arena, Pactrans Air & Sea, Inc., has developed an international network of offices and agents to provide customers with dependable and cost-efficient transportation for both air and sea shipments. Ms. Pon chose this career path because it is a family business, and it’s something that she enjoys. Her greatest strengths are market strategy, international logistics, leadership, and training.
Inspired by the knowledge she has acquired through difficult situations, Ms. Pon continues to meet customer standards and overcome obstacles. She intends to continue to grow the company, and feels that one of her greatest accomplishments was setting up strategies that have helped further the business. Ms. Pon would advise the younger generation of women entering the workforce to go to webinars and learn different aspects of logistics.
As a woman in today’s world, Ms. Pon feels that working in a man’s world has contributed to her success, as it encouraged her to work harder. She is a member of the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, and when she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her children.