CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Logistics (Redwood) announced today it has hired Scott Cousins as the company's Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Cousins will be responsible for designing, developing and supporting the technology solutions required to drive Redwood Logistics' operating excellence, innovation, and growth. As Chief Technology Officer, Cousins will provide the experience and leadership necessary to continue Redwood's pioneering development of next generation technology services for the freight management industry.
Cousins most recently served as the Chief Information Officer at Roadrunner Transportation, where he led the company's digital transformation, which included overhauling core operational platforms for its brokerage and carrier operating entities. Prior to joining Roadrunner, Cousins spent 10 years as the Chief Information Officer at KeHE Distributors. At KeHE, he guided the company through two major acquisitions, revamped multiple systems, and played a leadership role in contributing to the company's strong culture. Cousins' digital initiatives and leadership experience have had a profound impact on various customer, vendor, broker, and employee touch points during his career.
"Scott's demonstrative success as not only a strategic innovator with proven business results, but also as a leader who fosters cultural growth and refinement, makes him truly unique within this industry," said Mark Yeager, CEO of Redwood Logistics. "We could not be more excited to have Scott join Redwood during this time of expansion and opportunity. He will be integral in solidifying Redwood's standing as a disruptor and a next-generation freight management platform."
Cousins cites his passion for working across all areas of business and a focus on empowering technology teams to become more agile and effective as the driving forces behind his work.
"Redwood has established itself firmly at the forefront of technical transformation in the 3PL space," Cousins said. "I'm eager to work with a team that has collectively brought holistic and creative technology solutions to an industry that is defined by continuous change."
About Redwood Logistics Chicago-based Redwood Logistics is a next generation, strategically integrated logistics provider that believes every company's needs are unique. For more than 15 years, the company has been providing solutions for moving and managing freight, and sharing its knowledge across North America. Redwood Logistics is focused on making its customers more successful in their end markets by applying talented and motivated people, proven processes and cutting-edge technologies to optimize their supply chain management efforts. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.redwoodlogistics.com.