San Antonio, Tex. , April 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Today, Cargo Chief, a tech-enabled freight broker improving service levels for shippers by empowering carriers, announced the appointment of logistics industry expert Patrick Malone as Vice President of Sales, responsible for building and managing all sales efforts. Cargo Chief made the announcement at the 2016 TIA (Transportation intermediaries Association) Conference in San Antonio.

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Patrick Malone has more than thirty years in the Logistics industry, responsible for revenue and profit growth within Truckload, LTL, Intermodal and Logistics companies. Most recently, Patrick served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Transport America, one of the leading truckload carriers in North America.

“Pat’s experience leading the sales teams of national carriers will be an incredible asset as we continue to add to our network of more than 500,000 trucks that source loads for our shipping customers,” said Cargo Chief CEO Russell Jones. “As a sales leader, Pat has a talent for diagnosing customer needs and finding innovative solutions that grow revenue while mentoring talent within an organization. We’re thrilled to have him join the Cargo Chief team.”

In his distinguished career, Patrick has also served as Vice President of Sales with Celtic International and USF Corporation. During his tenure with USF Corporation, the company was recognized by Fortune magazine as one of America's most admired companies.

“Cargo Chief’s technology innovations, including defining actionable data to reveal hidden capacity for shipping customers, have helped to revitalize the trucking industry,” said Patrick Malone. “I can speak from experience to some of the challenges that trucking companies are facing in today’s uncertain marketplace and how Cargo Chief can make a difference—we can help any carrier compete for loads on a daily basis.”

By making loads available to their network of more than 500,000 nationwide trucks, Cargo Chief can source any shipment using patented, proprietary aggregation and machine learning technology. Cargo Chief’s carrier search provides shippers the best capacity options for their loads, instantly. Once the load is out on the road, Cargo Chief’s Cargo Locate® service provides real-time, 24/7 on-map location tracking.  

Cargo Chief was recently named to the 2015 “Food Logistics 100”, 2016 “Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive and 2016 “Rock Stars of the Supply Chain” by Food Logistics.

About Cargo Chief
Founded by logistics experts and executives frustrated with transportation inefficiencies, Cargo Chief unlocks hidden carrier capacity with patented innovative technology created by the combination of Silicon Valley ingenuity and deep freight industry expertise and relationships.  Cargo Chief provides superior logistical services while improving efficiencies for shippers and empowering carriers.  Please visit www.CargoChief.com.

Will Haraway
Backbeat Marketing
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william@backbeatmarketing.com