Andrew, Dixon, CCLP, known to his friends and colleagues as Andy, has spent his 30+ year career in the transportation business, having had management roles in an impressive diversity of positions, including: trucking, stevedoring, marine transportation, and distribution/warehousing.
Born in New Brunswick, Andrew graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a degree in Business Administration in 1983, joining Sunbury Transport and quickly rising to the position of General Sales and Traffic Manager. As Andrew’s career bloomed, he continued to build a foundation for excellence by earning his designation from CITT in 1989 – which he has now held for over 25 years, making him part of CITT’s prestigious Quarter Century Club – and by completing the Executive Marketing Management course at Western University in 1991.
In 2004, Andrew joined the management team at the Saint John Port Authority, where he remains to this day. He is responsible for all Marketing and Operational activities, and his current responsibilities include Property Management, Engineering, as well as Cargo and Cruise Business Development.
Andrew also works within the industry in other very notable positions, currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Cruise Committee with the American Association of Port Authorities, as well as serving on the Business and Community Development Committee of the Saint John Board of Trade.
In spite of a demanding career, Andrew has always found time to be a champion for CITT and is a significant contributor to the reputation of CITT. Andrew was a key leader in re-establishing the CITT Saint John Area Council after it had been dormant for a number of years. He also served on the CITT Board of Directors in several roles, including as Chair of the Board from 2009-2010.
As summarized in the nomination form on Mr. Dixon “Andrew is a well-respected leader in our industry and the local community. He’s constantly looking for new innovative ways to collaborate with industry and spread the reputation of CITT and CCLPs for professional excellence”.
Asked his feeling about winning the award, Andrew said:
“I am deeply appreciative of receiving this unexpected recognition by an organization and individuals that I have had the privilege of being associated with for over a quarter century now. My colleagues in CITT and in the logistics industry are an impressive group of professionals, and I can assure you that any contributions or accomplishments that I have been a part of during my career are truly a result of a team effort and a passion for collaboration.”