VENICE, Calif., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargomatic –- the innovative technology platform that matches shippers and truckers –- today announced two key appointments to help the company continue to bring the "sharing economy" model to the $82 billion local U.S. trucking industry.
Cargomatic co-founders Jonathan Kessler and Brett Parker named Chuck Oeleis as Executive Vice President of Sales, responsible for building and managing all of Cargomatic's sales efforts. Meaghan Diem joins Cargomatic as Vice President of Enterprise Sales, assigned to focus on growing Cargomatic's large-volume client base.
"I am thrilled that Chuck and Meaghan have joined the Cargomatic team. Their wealth of experience across the logistics, transportation, and supply chain sectors will greatly benefit Cargomatic as we enter our next stage of growth," said Kessler.
Oeleis has more than two decades of experience in the logistics world, including 18 years in various global executive positions with UPS. Most recently, he was a Vice President for Carlile Transportation and later for CEVA Logistics, tasked with business growth and developing supply chain partnerships. Oeleis will report directly to CEO Kessler and be based at Cargomatic headquarters in Los Angeles.
"Technology is fundamentally changing transportation. Cargomatic is leading that charge, and I look forward to helping the company achieve continued recognition in this growing space," said Oeleis.
Diem has more than twenty years of supply chain leadership experience across multiple industries, with a particular focus on building customer-specific logistics solutions. She served as Director of Business Development for XPO (previously Menlo Worldwide) and most recently was Vice President of the less-than-truckload business unit of Coyote Logistics. Diem will report to Oeleis and be based in Chicago.
"Cargomatic's transportation transparency, coupled with the sharing economy model, is redefining what customers expect from their freight experience, and I am excited to be involved with this innovative company," said Diem.
Cargomatic is transforming the local trucking industry by modernizing the way B2B transportation logistics are handled. The Cargomatic app streamlines the $82 billion dollar local U.S. trucking industry by giving shippers access to available truck capacity and trusted, affordable drivers. Since launching in 2014, Cargomatic has aided the expedition of tens of thousands of deliveries throughout Southern and Northern California and metropolitan New York City. www.cargomatic.com
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