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.
Chris Sultemeier, former EVP at Walmart Stores, Inc., has over 30 years of experience in leadership and supply chain operations. During his 28 year career at the world’s largest retailer, Chris established solid relationships with CEOs and top level leaders for partnering transportation, 3rd party warehouse distribution-fulfillment and retail companies; allowing him to bridge those relationships globally into the international market for the supply chain arena. Chris served as President/CEO of Walmart Transportation LLC and retired as the Executive Vice President of Logistics for Walmart Stores, Inc.. In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur of the Year Award on Sustainability. Chris currently serves on the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Board.
Chris graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Chris was an Army Airborne Ranger and received his professional engineering license in Civil Engineering.
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.