Nigel Reid is the Director of Transportation at City Harvest, New York City’s largest food rescue organization. Since joining the organization in March 2020, Nigel has been a critical member of City Harvest, bringing a breadth of knowledge and experience in logistics, transportation, fulfillment, and warehousing.
In this role, Nigel oversees City Harvest’s fleet of 24 trucks and is responsible for ensuring they can safely and efficiently rescue 30 million pounds of locally-sourced food this fiscal year, and deliver it to a network of 400 soup kitchens, food pantries, and other emergency food providers across the five boroughs of New York City. He is also responsible for the safety of City Harvest’s drivers, and works to ensure they have the tools, equipment, and support they need in order to succeed.
Prior to joining City Harvest, Nigel worked at Brink’s Global Services, UPS, XPO Logistics, and Jet/Walmart, where he was responsible for all outbound operations, as well as sort operations, to ensure all on-time delivery windows were met, while also emphasizing the importance of a proper safety culture.
In addition, Nigel is a trained EMT, a previous firearms and force on force training instructor with Brink’s, and a previous Smith System Certified Defensive Driving instructor.