PHOENIX (April 18, 2018) – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Renee Krug, CFO of GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven freight management solution provider, received the Women in Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award on April 10. The announcement was made during the Transportation Intermediaries Association 2018 “Capital Ideas” Conference and Exhibition in Palm Desert, Calif.
With 25 years of executive leadership experience, Krug has been instrumental in growing GlobalTranz from $400 million to over $1 billion in revenue during her four-year tenure. Krug also led GlobalTranz through five major acquisitions and has helped the company reach record-setting growth and profitability.
“I am humbled to be recognized by my outstanding peers in transportation and logistics,” said Krug. “This honor is a reflection of the hard work and talent of the entire GlobalTranz team and a testament to the organization’s leadership in third-party logistics and transportation management systems.”
Krug was selected this year’s honoree from a group of three finalists. She was awarded for her leadership, unique contributions to the logistics industry and overall professional success.
In addition to driving performance at GlobalTranz, Krug was instrumental in establishing CORE, the GlobalTranz corporate responsibility program that focuses on initiatives such as the environment, health and education, and community service and citizenship. Her philanthropy in the community extends beyond her corporate contributions, as Krug plays an active role in supporting several nonprofit organizations, including Feed My Starving Children, the National Charity League and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
“Renee’s business savvy, financial expertise and exceptional operating capability are second to none,” said Bob Farrell, chairman and CEO of GlobalTranz. “Her commitment to excellence has helped make GlobalTranz a market leader in both the logistics space and in corporate culture. This distinction is a timely recognition of the impact she’s made on the industry and in the communities in which she is part of.”
Krug’s other recent notable distinctions include:
- CV Magazine CFO of the Year – Arizona
- Finance Monthly CFO Award
- Financial Executives International – Arizona CFO of the Year Finalist
- Phoenix Business Journal, CFO of the Year Finalist
GlobalTranz is a technology-driven freight brokerage company specializing in LTL, full truckload, third-party logistics and expedited shipping services. GlobalTranz is leading the market in innovative logistics technology that optimizes the efficiency of freight movement and matches shipper demand and carrier capacity in near real-time. Leveraging its extensive freight agent network, GlobalTranz has emerged as a fast-growing market leader with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers. In 2018, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 10th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S. For more information, visit permissible-script.flywheelsites.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @globaltranz.
Chief Marketing Officer