Over his 25-plus years in the transportation industry, Tim Ring’s experience has focused on the commercial sales side of breakbulk, OOG project and US government cargoes. Ring is currently the director of sales, OOG & breakbulk cargo for APL. He has held this position since March 2018 and is responsible for the commercial development of this cargo segment within APL for the US & Canada. Ring has previously held a variety of commercial positions with leading project forwarders and with heavy asset-based ocean carriers such as CMA CGM, Lykes Lines, Central Gulf Lines and Gulfship Marine. In 2005, Ring opened the Washington, DC, office for CMA CGM. As the director of government sales with CMA CGM, he was the point person for all US government cargo booked on company vessels, and he worked very closely with USAID, MARAD, USDA and other Washington-based agencies and non-governmental organizations. Ring is a graduate of The Catholic University of America and holds a Bachelors of Arts in political science.