Fred Rake’s educational journey began at The Ohio State University, where he earned degrees in Logistics and Marketing, followed by a Master’s Degree from Liberty University in 2010. Working alongside the industry’s best and brightest, he’s gained global experience across 52 countries, navigating through significant events like Y2K, the 2008 recession, and the COVID pandemic.
As President of Symbia Logistics, Fred believes that real success comes from listening closely to the needs of customers. He leads a talented team of logisticians who come together to lay out clear plans, stick to them, and learn continually along the way. Fred’s approach isn’t about mere participation; it’s about exceeding objectives and winning through hard work.
Fred’s passion for logistics stems from the dynamic nature of the industry and the talented individuals he collaborates with daily. His leadership approach centers on fostering genuine connections, offering mentorship, and maintaining a commitment to excellence.
Grounded by his faith and family, Fred remains adaptable and focused amidst the ever-changing challenges of his professional life.