Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the appointment of Mike Dieter as chief technology officer (CTO). Dieter will oversee the company’s IT infrastructure and development, and will report directly to Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson.
“Mike’s reputation for technology innovation and his leadership experience in business and logistics make him an ideal fit for Transplace,” said Sanderson. “As a technology company, it is important to have dynamic leaders who are able to direct and foster our IT planning and performance. Mike brings the extensive experience and vision that Transplace needs as we continue to expand our business and deliver innovative technology solutions and services to our customers.”
With more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, and over 14 years’ experience as the CTO for service oriented companies, Dieter has developed strengths in application development, specifically transportation management systems (TMS), data warehouses, data analytics and corporate infrastructures. Previously, Dieter served as CTO of Health and Human Services for Public Consulting Group. He has also served in the same role for several logistics-focused businesses, including HomeDirectUSA, Clicklogistics and NationStreet.
Dieter replaced Vincent Biddlecombe, who joined Transplace in 2004 and helped guide the company through key IT projects, such as converting Transplace’s entire infrastructure to a virtual infrastructure and implementing a new disaster recovery plan.
“I am honored to join a leading technology company such as Transplace,” said Dieter. “Transplace has a strong reputation as a technology innovator and strategic partner to its customers. I look forward to contributing to its ongoing pursuit of operational excellence and delivering the highest level of service to its customers.”
About Transplace Transplace is a North American non-asset-based provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by consulting services, supply chain network planning and design, and transportation procurement. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.
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