Trusted Experience

Who We Are

A privately held joint venture between APL Logistics® and Fujitrans Corporation,® VASCOR is infused with expertise in providing the best service and value in global supply chain solutions. It's in our name as VASCOR stands for Value Added Service CORporation!

VASCOR started in 1987 to serve the automotive sector in the heart of horse country, Georgetown, KY.  With automotive a large part of our business today, we have also leveraged our expertise in other sectors, including manufacturing, food and beverage, and retail distribution.

Broad expertise across the entire supply chain allows VASCOR to create custom solutions to fit every client’s unique operational challenges, from inbound transportation to finished vehicle logistics. No matter how complex the problem is, we have extensive background and experience to develop the right solution.

Within this process, we provide real-time visibility to the supply chain to offer a full picture of solutions for our customers. These comprehensive support and service offerings include IT Services, Business Intelligence, and Supply Chain Engineering. These capabilities provide our customers the visibility, analytics, and flexibility to ultimately control and reduce costs in the supply chain.

We provide customized solutions throughout the entire supply chain as a transportation and logistics solution provider for both production and finished vehicle supply chains. Our ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System backs these solutions to develop, implement, and improve quality assurance processes. Combining all those elements, together with integrity and high ethical standards, we give our customers total confidence in our solutions.

We ask that you continue to review our service offerings and contact us to decide what customized solution is right for you!

Industries We Serve





Food & Beverage/Retail Distribution

Experience and Expertise

VASCOR Leadership

Jinny Daugherty

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jinny is responsible for strategic direction, growth, and operating performance. Before joining VASCOR, Jinny was the financial reporting manager of Kentucky Utilities in Lexington, where she worked for 18 years. Jinny joined VASCOR as Controller in 2000, was promoted to Vice President of Finance in 2006, CFO in 2017, and subsequently named President and CEO in 2018. Jinny graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Yoshio Ito

Executive Vice President

Ito-san plays a valuable role in coordinating the necessary efforts among VASCOR, our customers, and our joint-venture partner, Fujitrans Corporation. Ito-san was assigned to support VASCOR in 2020 from his role as a business logistics expert at Fujitrans Corporation. He was responsible for developing international 3PL business and analyzing client’s logistics needs, especially ocean freight and warehousing. Ito-san earned his International Relations Degree from Ritsumeikan University.

Michael Pilver Jr.

Chief Commercial Officer and Board Member

Mike is responsible for the strategic development, growth, and profitability of the automotive logistics business worldwide.  Mike has a dual role where he oversees the Automotive Logistics activity at the parent company, APL Logistics, and serves as VASCOR's CCO and Board Member.  Mike has been with the organization since 2001 and has over 40 years of experience in premium transportation, automotive logistics, and global supply chain services.  Mike is a graduate of Auburn University Business School, Ohio State University's Logistics and Supply Chain Services program, and an executive learning program provided by the Rizzo School of Business at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Krystal Maguire

Chief Financial Officer

Krystal is responsible for the full range of financial controls and reporting requirements. She first joined VASCOR in 2004 and has held several roles in accounting and finance, including Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. Krystal served as CFO of Foam Design, Inc. starting in 2016, before returning to VASCOR. She was promoted to CFO of VASCOR in 2018. Krystal is a CPA in Kentucky and received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Management from Union College.

Rick Blank

Vice President, Business Development

Rick has 30-plus years of finished vehicle logistics experience covering a vast range, from automobile transport and ocean port processing to inland rail and automotive processing centers. Prior to joining VASCOR, Rick worked for 14 years with American Suzuki Motor Corporation, overseeing multiple port and rail operations, including various logistical activities at a North American auto production facility.

Nick Thompson

Vice President, North America Finished Vehicle Logistics

Nick is responsible for growth and performance of VASCOR Finished Vehicle Logistics throughout North America.  He has over 20 years of logistics operational experience across various industries.  Most recently, Nick was the Head of Finished Vehicle Logistics for Stellantis NA, where he was responsible for operations, network design, and strategic planning.  Nick has held various roles at Stellantis and J.B. Hunt prior to joining VASCOR in 2024.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University and and MBA from Ferris State University.

Jon Flynn

Vice President, Logistics

Jon is responsible for the growth and performance of VASCOR Inbound Logistics.  Jon has over 30 years of operational leadership and business development experience in the automotive industry, with expertise in operations, process development, project management, and engineering within many operations across North America.  Jon also has had extensive involvement in 3PL services, including carrier management and cross-dock operations.

Pat Foran

Vice President, Finished Vehicle Operations

Pat joined VASCOR in 2021 and is responsible for the growth and performance of VASCOR Finished Vehicle Logistics.  He has over 30 years of operational leadership experience in the automotive industry with direct operating responsibility for port, inland, and factory vehicle processing facilities.  Pat earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Syracuse University.  He served in the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer.

Nick Taylor

Vice President, Information Technology

Nick joined VASCOR in 2002. He is responsible for IT at VASCOR, including; audit compliance, business intelligence, development, infrastructure, quality assurance, support, and vendor management. Nick has 25 years of experience in the logistics and IT industries, with expertise in project management, EDI, freight payment, and audit. He earned his MBA from Sullivan University in Lexington, KY, and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kentucky.

Frank Morales

Managing Director, VASCOR de México

Frank is responsible for the growth and performance of VASCOR de México. Frank has over 20 years of operational leadership and business development experience in the automotive industry, with expertise in quality, safety, and engineering within many rail and yard operations across Mexico. Frank also has had extensive involvement with finished vehicle distribution and accessory installation and has worked in San Luis Potosí, Nuevo León, and Aguascalientes. Frank earned his Bachelor’s degree in business and systems administration from the University of California, Irvine, in 2003.

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