UTi Worldwide announced steps that will streamline its organization and facilitate improved integration and alignment between its freight forwarding and contract logistics and distribution businesses. The actions will also reduce complexity and optimize the value of the company's progress in its transformation initiatives. The changes are effective October 1. Edward G. Feitzinger has been appointed Executive Vice President, Global Operations. In his expanded role, Feitzinger will be responsible for all of the operations in the company's freight forwarding and contract logistics and distribution businesses. UTi's regional leaders will report to Feitzinger, as will the company's product leaders. Feitzinger will continue to report to Eric W. Kirchner, CEO.