Freightgate, Inc. appoints veteran supply chain executive as Vice President, Business Development
January 23, 2004 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsHuntington Beach, California — Freightgate, Inc., a leading provider of Internet applications for the Freight & Logistics Industry, today announced that Rick Anchan, a veteran in the supply chain industry, has been appointed Vice President, Business Development for the firm. Anchan's most recent position was Senior Vice President of UTi Worldwide, a billion dollar global supply chain solutions company. Prior to his position at UTi, Anchan served as Vice President, Operations for Menlo Logistics and Senior Vice President of GATX Logistics (now APL Logistics). He will be based in the company's headquarters in Huntington Beach, California and will enhance
the leadership capabilities in the product development, sales and marketing efforts for the
Martin Hubert, Freightgate's President and CEO stated, "Rick brings a tremendous background to our company with an outstanding track record in developing and delivering customized supply chain solutions to clients in high tech, consumer goods, retail, chemical and other industries. We are pleased to have him join our organization and look forward to utilizing his expertise in helping us continue the expansion of our market position. We welcome him to our team."
"I am excited to join Freightgate and feel the value proposition this innovative and energetic group of talented individuals brings to the industry will continue to produce exponential growth. I look forward to playing a key role in leading these initiatives," said Rick Anchan.
About Freightgate (R):
Based in Huntington Beach, California, the Freightgate team has developed Internet solutions for the freight industry since 1994, such as its industry-leading PLTX (tm) Suite, which includes I-Trek! (R) Internet Supply Chain Collaboration & Visibility; GTM-Trek! (tm) for RFQ and tender management; Tariff-Trek! (tm) for service contract and quote management, FMC-Trek! for fulfilling FMC publishing requirements, and I-Sail! (tm), the interactive online sailing schedule. Other Freightgate suites include I-Train! (tm) for training and educational requirements, and eLogistic (tm), the perfect extension for online exchanges to provide interactive shipping services to users. Freightgate's customer portfolio contains companies such as Alliance International, Menlo Worldwide, Bax Global, GeoLogistics, Panalpina, NACA and Shipco. Freightgate is ISO 9001: 2000 certified. For additional information on Freightgate visit them at www.freightgate.com or call (714) 799-2833.
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