Group appoints Orlando Baeza as CMO, Pat Dillon as CFO, and Justin Turner as CRO
ENCINITAS, Calif., July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Flock Freight®, a expertise firm that’s reinventing freight transport with its patented shared truckload service, right now introduced it has expanded its C-suite with three new executives: Orlando Baeza as its new chief advertising and marketing officer (CMO), Pat Dillon as its new chief monetary officer (CFO), and Justin Turner because the newly appointed chief income officer (CRO). As disruption within the world provide chain continues to problem companies of all sizes, Baeza, Dillon, and Turner will assist Flock Freight proceed to essentially change the best way freight strikes for the world’s shipper and provider operations starting from massive enterprises to small- and medium-sized companies, and speed up the agency’s progress.
Baeza has a 15-year profession in advertising and marketing targeted on high-growth expertise corporations. He was beforehand CMO for expertise startups BuzzFeed and Kajabi, and has executed first-of-their-kind advertising and marketing initiatives for notable manufacturers together with Nike, Adidas, Paramount, and Activision. Baeza has been acknowledged on lists akin to Forbes’ 2015 “30 Below 30” and Model Innovators’ 2017 “40 below 40.” At Flock Freight, Baeza can be chargeable for increasing the corporate’s world model presence as a confirmed resolution to the damaged provide chain.
“Flock Freight got down to scale back waste and inefficiency within the provide chain and its modern shared truckload freight transport service has made a monumental affect on the world already,” stated Orlando Baeza, Flock Freight CMO. “As a advertising and marketing government becoming a member of a transformational firm that has already confirmed we will transfer freight in a better method at scale, I am unable to wait to scale the Flock model. Its values resonate with many world wide and I am thrilled to hitch a workforce that values its individuals and tradition simply as a lot because the real-world adjustments it has the potential to make.”
Dillon is an skilled CFO and former funding banker with greater than 15 years of expertise targeted on the intersection of superior applied sciences and the commercial world. Previous to Flock Freight, Dillon held roles at Morgan Stanley and TuSimple, the world’s first publicly listed autonomous car firm. “I have been fascinated by rising expertise all through the span of my profession and am excited to hitch an organization that has created a wholly new technique to maneuver freight, which is extra essential than ever as we see crushing provide chain bottlenecks and the affect they’ve on individuals in every single place,” stated Dillon.
Previous to becoming a member of Flock Freight, Turner was the vp of gross sales for $1.2B logistics supplier, GlobalTranz, in addition to a gross sales chief at Coyote Logistics, a $3 billion freight firm. Turner additionally helped develop an Atlanta startup known as STORD 15x within the span of 18 months, leading to a $12.3 million sequence A funding spherical led by Kleiner Perkins in addition to the corporate’s growth into freight. He has been with Flock Freight since September of 2019, initially employed on as the corporate’s senior vp of gross sales and buyer success.
“I am obsessive about scaling high-growth groups, and I have been fortunate sufficient to get to work with the highly effective workforce at Flock Freight during the last two years. As I step into this new function as CRO, I will proceed rising on the momentum we have constructed round world buyer acquisition, retention, and end-to-end buyer lifecycle administration,” Turner stated.
“We’re proud to increase our C-suite with a seasoned marketer, a monetary knowledgeable, and an government who has already made a major affect on our enterprise progress during the last two years,” stated Oren Zaslansky, founder and CEO at Flock Freight. “The provision chain has been damaged for fairly a while, and we have set some audacious objectives for Flock Freight this 12 months for continued triple-digit progress to proceed to assist unfold the phrase about how we will help fill extra of the world’s vehicles, guarantee freight is delivered effectively and with out injury, and scale back carbon emissions, all whereas placing more cash into drivers’ pockets.”
Flock Freight is the primary firm to determine easy methods to pool shipments at scale, creating alternatives for shippers and carriers the trade has by no means seen. Its assured shared truckload (STL) resolution – FlockDirect™ – solves the ache factors of conventional transport modes by essentially altering the best way freight strikes. STL locations shipments (from a number of shippers) which might be touring on the same route onto the identical truck, optimizing the absolute best route so freight by no means hundreds or unloads between pickup and supply, minimizing potential delays and injury. FlockDirect™ fills vehicles to capability, and reduces the price of transport midsize freight, which maximizes carriers’ earnings, eliminates pointless mileage, and contributes to a extra sustainable provide chain.
About Flock Freight
Flock Freight has been reinventing freight transport since 2015. Flock Freight leverages its superior, first-to-market algorithms that pool shipments and fill vehicles at scale to create a brand new normal of service for shippers and enhance income for carriers. Flock Freight’s patented shared truckload resolution eliminates the necessity for terminals and is the one carbon-neutral transport possibility with all emissions accounted for by means of carbon offsets supporting freight-related effectivity tasks. Flock Freight was just lately acknowledged on the CNBC Disruptor 50 and TIME’s Most Influential Corporations within the World lists.
Flock Freight is headquartered in Encinitas, Calif., with a further workplace in Chicago, Unwell.
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