USF Reddaway, a regional subsidiary of less-than-truckload conglomerate USFreightways, has promoted Edward Fitzgerald to COO and executive vp. He will report directly to Jared McArthur, who was recently promoted to president of USFreightways' western carrier group.

A 20-year trucking veteran, Fitzgerald joined USF Reddaway in June of 2000 as vp-operations. Prior to joining Clackamas, OR-based USF Reddaway, Fitzgerald was senior vp-operations for Daylight Transportation.