Neel Jones Shah, formerly chief of Delta Cargo, has joined San Francisco-based forwarder Flexport, as senior strategic advisor and global head of airfreight. Neel is responsible for building Flexport’s air cargo delivery capabilities on a global scale.
In addition to his Flexport duties, Neel sits on the Board of Directors of Amerijet International Holdings and is a Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group. Prior to his current responsibilities, Neel served as the senior VP & chief cargo officer for Delta Air Lines.
As the head of Delta Cargo, he led approximately 2,000 employees worldwide and oversaw over USD1 billion in freight & mail revenue. Prior to Delta, Neel was the VP Cargo Commercial for United Airlines.
Flexport launched in 2013 and calls itself a “full-service freight forwarder and customs broker built on modern technology”. It has raised some USD 94 million from venture capital firms.