New role will focus on the freight broker and factoring segments of Transflo software suite
TAMPA, Florida, November 10, 2016 – Pegasus TransTech, a leader in enterprise mobility, telematics, and business process automation for the transportation industry, today announced that it has hired George Abernathy as Head of Supply Chain Solutions.
In his new role, Mr. Abernathy will oversee Transflo software solutions for the freight broker and factoring segments and will serve as an executive advisor to the company and its clients. He reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Abernathy brings more than 30 years of industry experience with transportation and technology providers. He was President of transportation solutions firm R2 Logistics and previously served as President of Transplace, a leading provider of non-asset based third party logistics and truck brokerage services purchased by private equity firm Greenbriar Equity Group in 2013.
“With growth in each of our core lines of business we continue to add new leaders and deeper bench strength,” stated Frank Adelman, President and CEO at Pegasus TransTech. “The wealth of experience and insight that George brings is greatly valued by clients who are automating business processes and improving performance through our technology and software solutions.”
Hundreds of brokers, including eight of the top ten, use Transflo software to process and manage documents. The company’s digital solutions form a software hub from which clients optimize revenue cycles, custom-defined workflows, and third-party integrations.
“Having used the Transflo suite in the brokerage business, I appreciate why it is so widely used and preferred in the transportation industry,” adds Mr. Abernathy. “By rolling out the next-generation solutions we’ve announced, we’re adding greater value and are excited by the size of the opportunity, particularly among non-asset brokers.”
Previously, Mr. Abernathy also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Transplace and held leadership positions with NTE, Clicklogistics, Logistics.com, J.B. Hunt, and North American Van Lines. In 2009, he was named Marketing Executive of the Year by the Transportation Marketing Communications Association.