DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 17, 2013) - Paragon Software Systems, Inc, a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces the addition of Charleston Hearne to their growing US sales team. Charleston will be responsible for Inside Sales, where he will work as a business development consultant providing information that turns prospects into informed buyers.

"Paragon Software Systems is growing rapidly in the US and we have plans to continue this growth by adding more sales and support people to our team," said William Salter, Paragon's President and CEO. "Charleston has a demonstrated track record of developing key business relationships. He brings strong judgment, excellent communication skills, and great rapport with fellow employees and prospective clients to our team."

"I have always been intrigued that the transportation operation is the heart and pulse of a business' ability to get its products in the hands of the consumer," said Charleston Hearne, inside sales representative at Paragon Software Systems. "I am excited to work in this dynamic industry to help companies solve their routing and scheduling issues."

Previously, Charleston was a real estate consultant with Kennerly Properties where he was responsible for sales and marketing of upscale properties, both commercial and residential, in the North Dallas area. Before that, he worked as an account executive for Federal Express, providing services to small and medium-sized businesses. He prepared and arranged solutions for logistics management between all parties in the supply chain.

Charleston also worked for Dow Jones & Company as an account executive, managing and creating revenue-generating ideas and initiatives to drive incremental revenue into their online publications and websites. At AT&T, Charleston worked in their inside sales department as a communications consultant targeting small businesses in the retail market. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a BS in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

About Paragon Software Systems:

Paragon Software Systems, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas, is a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Paragon Software Systems plc. With over 2,300 systems installed in more than 750 client sites in 45 countries worldwide, Paragon is a leading developer of commercial vehicle routing and scheduling software and systems. Focusing on short, medium and long term customer requirements, Paragon provides leading companies from the retail, manufacturing, wholesale, service, home delivery and 3rd party logistics sectors with solutions that reduce transportation costs, improve customer service, reduce delivery lead times and enhance operational efficiency and productivity. Clients include George's Chicken, AG Reliant Genetics, Dufresne, Linde, McLane Logistics, National Food Corp., and others. For more information, visit: www.paragonrouting.com.

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