PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, today announced that Kirsten Castillo Hall has been named chief operating officer.
Hall joins GlobalTranz as part of its recently announced acquisition of Logistics Planning Services (LPS), where she was chief executive officer. She brings 21 years of supply chain and operations management experience to her role. Prior to becoming CEO of LPS, Hall served as chief operating officer and was responsible for the company’s Enterprise Operations, Projects and Brokerage divisions. In both her COO and CEO roles, Hall was instrumental to achieving LPS’ aggressive growth plan and overall success in the 3PL industry. Prior to joining LPS, Hall held progressive supply chain operations management roles at Imation, a spin-off company of 3M. Hall is a recent graduate of the Fuqua School of Business, Global Executive MBA program.
“I’m excited to join the GlobalTranz team,” said Hall. “Joining the company following its acquisition of LPS will ensure a seamless transition for LPS customers and employees and will enable me to continue to work for a market leader in the logistics industry. I look forward to helping GlobalTranz continue its rapid pace of growth.”
“I’m pleased to welcome Kirsten to the GlobalTranz team,” said Bob Farrell, chairman and chief executive officer of GlobalTranz. “Kirsten’s experience and strong track record of success at LPS will be extremely valuable as we expand our managed transportation business and continue to solidify our market leadership position in the freight brokerage and 3PL markets.”
GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit www.globaltranz.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.