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Online Bookseller Names Director of Transportation

February 28, 2018, by Mike Antich

Joshua Chamuler was named director of transportation at ThriftBooks, which is based in Seattle, Wash., and is the largest online seller of used books in the world. He assumed this position in November 2017. ThriftBooks has 11 fulfillment and processing centers throughout the U.S. and ships more than 15 million used books a year around the world.

Previously, Chamuler was program manager fleet operations for the logistics division of Amazon. In this position, Chamuler developed operational processes for secure vehicle delivery, fleet utilization, and vehicle sharing programs.


Among his other responsibilities at Amazon was the creation and management of B2B relationships with local dealerships and local vendors (towing, body shops and logistics partners) in all western U.S. markets.

Earlier, Chamuler was the fleet steering manager, North America for BMW of North America, LLC, where he had oversight of 1,500 car-sharing vehicles in three different markets in the U.S.

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