Grand Rapids-based Professional Courier Services Names New Vice President

PCS Names New Vice President - Sam Butler

Press/Media Release

Douglas R. Kessler
President, Professional Courier Services
124 Lyon St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Grand Rapids, Michigan | Monday, August 14, 2023

Professional Courier Services (PCS) of downtown Grand Rapids, MI has named Sam Butler as their new Vice President. In his role, Butler will be responsible for executive leadership, high-level final-mile and warehousing sales expansion, and operational management for PCS. 

“With our steady growth over the last two years, we quickly identified the need to expand our leadership team from a position of sales and operational support in late 2022. Sam comes to us with extensive knowledge of the freight industry and has already added significant value on our sales team and in our final mile division”, said Douglas Kessler, President of PCS. “We are very fortunate to have a professional like Sam. His dedication to our company core values, service, and overall hospitable approach to everything he does will continue to elevate our operations and reputation throughout the great lakes region. Our team at Professional Courier Services welcomes Sam and we’re thrilled to watch him prosper in his new role within our company.” 

“I’m very humbled to be working with such an enriched working culture and organization like PCS”, said Butler. “Professional Courier Services holds an incredible reputation for their service and stability over the 40+ years they have been in business here in Grand Rapids. I feel blessed to be making a transition to a company with such amazing values. I’m ready to excel in that culture personally, and enhance it anyway I can to our deserving team members.”

Butler is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management. His career background has consisted of hotel management within multiple management companies located in West Michigan. Most recently, Sam worked for Nolan Transportation Group, a large scale freight brokerage based in Atlanta, working in their satellite office in Grand Rapids. Sam quickly excelled to a senior carrier sales representative for NTG and grew his book of business across all equipment and service needs, including FTL, final-mile, drayage, warehousing, and storage for the brokerage.


About Professional Courier Services: Professional Courier Services (PCS) is Michigan’s leading last-mile delivery service provider. PCS serves 68 counties, has delivered over 3 million packages in four decades, and has a delivery fleet of 27 vehicles. Courier services include expedited freight, medical, legal and court services, lab & specimen, pharmaceutical, banking & real estate, B2B custom solutions, warehousing and cross dock, white glove delivery and more. PCS is based in Grand Rapids, MI and is located at 124 Lyon Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

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PCS welcomes Sam Butler as Vice President


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