Digital Freight Advisor
Experienced executive and thought leader with a demonstrated history of developing key relationships with strategic partners and building successful sales organizations. Strategic and team oriented leader with diverse experience experience from startup to large, complex organizations. Developed/managed relationship with largest customer ($3.5 million annual revenue) while managing operations at DAT. Bert spent over 18 years at DAT Solutions, helping to steer them to industry dominance in load matching, freight rate services, fleet compliance, and the formation of the industry’s first and only freight futures market. Bert graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelors in business marketing.
Day-to-day Christopher Hinz is a teacher to sales teams and sales managers and also a fanatical relationships builder. Humanizing the partner experience is his true differentiator. In the past 11 years Chris served thousands of partners, individually managed 125,000+ domestic and international shipments, personally conducted 850,000+ business conversations and led 250+ salespeople and 8 sales managers. His current role is Vice President at Capstone Logistics.
Chris received his bachelors degree in sales and marketing from Western Michigan University.
Moving to the United States from Israel late 2011, after serving for 3 years in the Israeli Defense Forces ranking master sergeant and graduating university B.A for communication and political studies.
Working as a warehouse manager in Las Vegas, NV I handled shipping and receiving procedures, controlling inventory, managing employees, scheduling and running daily warehouse operations.
Moving to Chicago and realizing logistics still beats hard in my chest I started working as a logistics broker at a leading 3PL company.
Realizing the potential in the freight and logistics industry, I started my own company shortly after specializing in a niche market of the freight industry, focused on refrigerated and frozen LTL distribution, gaining reputation with both customers and carriers, the company grew to double itself every year.
Currently with the role of operations manager in the company I looking this year to exponentially grow the company’s book of business and buy a carrier company as well as to better service customers and continue growth.
My ultimate goal is to help companies distribute perishable products by connecting warehouses and carrier networks spread out throughout the country to accommodate and simplify our customers’ needs.