Blake Larkin has been named vice president of business development at Hanson Logistics, a temperature controlled warehousing, transportation and logistics services provider based in St. Joseph, Mich.

Larkin has more 20 years experience in the food and logistics industry, having started at Dole Food Company as a senior financial analyst. He later was director of transportation development at Millard Refrigerated Services and, most recently, was Millard's vice president of business development.

Larkin succeeds Andy Janson who earlier was promoted to president at Hanson Logistics.

Hanson is the nation's 13th largest public refrigerated warehouse operator with nine Midwest facilities totaling 32 million cubic feet of storage.