Trax Further Expands Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of Chris Cassidy – Executive Vice President, Commercial & Strategic PartnershipsPosted by: Trax Technologies
Trax Group (“Trax”) – the global leader in Transportation Spend Management (TSM) services and solutions – has further strengthened its executive leadership team and supply chain management expertise with the appointment of Chris Cassidy who joined the firm as Executive Vice President, Commercial & Strategic Partnerships.
Throughout Cassidy’s extensive career in global logistics and supply chain management, he has demonstrated successes in Supply Chain Operations, IT, M&A, Strategy and Transformation. Most recently, Cassidy served as a Leadership Partner with Gartner where he advised Enterprise Supply Chain Leaders (ESCL) on their strategies in the Healthcare & Life Science industry. Prior to that, Cassidy led the global healthcare logistics strategy as an Executive Vice President for UPS, leading to the creation of the UPS Healthcare offering. Prior to UPS, Cassidy held multiple executive leadership roles within global supply chain and logistics for GlaxoSmithKline over a 12-year period.
Important to Trax’s future growth strategy, Cassidy brings extensive Pharmaceutical manufacturing, packaging, technology, and logistics experience and has been credited with transforming global logistics and distribution networks total cost-to-serve within Life Sciences companies. Cassidy has additionally been recognized for award-winning freight forwarding and final-mile delivery transportation solutions, including implementing one of the largest 4PL control tower hubs with a major third-party LSP.
“We are extremely excited to have Chris join our leadership team as we strengthen Trax’s vision for end-to-end supply chain visibility and logistics cost optimization” said Hampton Wall, Chief Executive Officer of Trax. “Chris has earned a reputation as a strategic supply chain leader who builds beneficial partnership solutions to solve some of the most complex problems in our industry. Trax’s leading global footprint, strength in dealing with data complexity, and expertise across all modes of transportation really represent a natural fit with Chris’s innovative and collaborative approach to delivering best-in-class solutions through strategic partnerships.”
Cassidy stated, “The logistics challenges faced by today’s global enterprises as they strive to create end-to-end supply chain visibility, drive cost optimization and improve decision-making is creating new and valuable opportunities in the supply chain technology market. I couldn’t be more excited to join Trax, a company uniquely positioned to deliver global solutions that combine complex data from shippers, carriers and partners to yield transformational logistics insights and improved reporting and analytics for global supply chain leadership teams.”