May 28, 2019 (Dallas, TX) - Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Karen Sage as the company's chief marketing officer (CMO). Sage will lead the sales operations, corporate communications, and all marketing strategies and functions. She will be based out of the company's Frisco, Texas headquarters and will report directly to CEO Frank McGuigan.
"Karen is a dynamic and deeply experienced marketing executive whose leadership, insights, market expertise and creative approach will be invaluable as we move into this next stage of development for the Transplace brand," said McGuigan. "The company is in hyper-growth mode and having a leader of Karen's caliber ensures we continue to put our customer experience first and are able to grow and scale rapidly."
Sage brings more than two decades of global marketing, sales operations, product management and product marketing experience at companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500. Sage is known for accelerating revenue growth, building leadership brands and establishing strong marketing organizations globally. She comes to Transplace most recently from transportation management solutions (TMS) provider MercuryGate International, where she served as chief marketing officer. Prior to MercuryGate, she was the CMO at spend management solution provider SciQuest. She also had many leadership positions at CA Technologies and Cisco Systems, Inc.
"Transplace has established itself as a clear leader in the transportation and logistics industry; consistently delivering impactful, measurable supply chain value to its customers," Sage said. "With the company poised for continued growth and success, this is an exciting time to join the Transplace team. I look forward to helping to strengthen its position in the market and support company growth by enhancing and communicating its value to the industry."
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Transplace is the leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, helping manufacturers, retailers and distributors optimize supply chain operations and increase financial performance. Offering a complete suite of transportation management, strategic capacity, and cross-border & global trade services, Transplace's customizable logistics solutions and best-in-class technology gives businesses greater control of their transportation operations and enhanced visibility of shipments and overall supply chain performance. With deep expertise in key vertical markets, including consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, retail and chemicals, Transplace works to strategically design and manage customer networks in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. As North America's largest transportation management provider, Transplace leverages its entire network to solve large-scale, complex supply chain problems for its customers. From small-to-medium businesses to global brands, Transplace delivers the optimal blend of actionable business intelligence and operational excellence you need to manage your supply chain with certainty. Learn more at www.transplace.com.
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