Radiant Logistics Taps Joe Bento as Senior Vice President of Operations in Support of Expanding Network
BELLEVUE, WA, January 5, 2016 – Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT), a third party logistics and multimodal transportation services company, today announced the appointment of Joe Bento as Senior Vice President of Operations with oversight of field sales and operations of the Company’s freight forwarding network which is comprised of over 150 service locations across North America. Mr. Bento will report to Dan Stegemoller who continues as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s freight forwarding operations.
“I have aligned myself with one of the fastest growing freight forwarders in North America and am eager to make my contribution to the team,” said Bento. “Radiant represents a unique and compelling value proposition for the savvy and talented logistics entrepreneurs in our industry. The operating structure, technology and buying capability both domestically as well as internationally give Radiant a clear advantage in our ever changing industry. The opportunity to become a shareholder and help participate in creating long term value was too good of a deal to turn down. I am extremely happy to be part of this team and what the future has in store for Radiant and I look forward to working with our current and prospective partners to grow our business together.”
“We are delighted to have Joe joining us as our Senior VP of Operations,” said Bohn Crain, Founder and CEO. “This was a natural progression for us as we continue to expand our business and build out our leadership team. Joe is a seasoned industry veteran with over 20 years of progressive sales and marketing experience, including leading strategic sales and operational teams in the logistics industry at CEVA/Eagle and SEKO. I am confident Joe will make an immediate positive impact in both the on-going support and future growth of our network.”
About Radiant Logistics (NYSE MKT: RLGT)
Radiant Logistics, Inc. (www.radiantdelivers.com) is a comprehensive North American provider of third party logistics and multimodal transportation services delivering advanced supply chain solutions through a network of company-owned and strategic operating partner locations across North America. The company operates under the Radiant, Wheels, Airgroup, Adcom, Distribution By Air, Service By Air and On-Time Express brands providing domestic and international freight forwarding services, truck and rail brokerage services and other value-added supply chain management services, including customs brokerage, order fulfillment, inventory management and warehousing to a diversified account base including manufacturers, distributors and retailers using a network of independent carriers and international agents positioned strategically around the world.