ORLANDO, FL (TIA Capital Ideas Conference), April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One week after announcing a strategic recapitalization with ICONIQ Capital, Truckstop.com, the internet’s first load board and the largest SaaS freight matching marketplace in North America, announced the promotion of Trent Broberg to Chief Operating Officer and the opening of a new office in downtown Chicago.

“Trent has been an extremely valuable member of our team, and we are proud to announce his promotion to Chief Operating Officer,” said Paris Cole, CEO, Truckstop.com. “Trent’s experience within the logistics industry gives him valuable insight into the unique challenges and concerns facing our customers. His time leading Customer Success at Truckstop.com, combined with his industry relationships will be key as we continue to innovate and extend customer value through advanced technology.”

“This is a very exciting time to be in transportation and technology,” said Trent Broberg, COO, Truckstop.com. “The digital transformation that we’ve seen in healthcare, finance, and retail over the last decade is now impacting the freight and logistics industry, and we’re going to see some big changes. Truckstop.com is committed to continuing to help and enable our customers through this evolution.”

Broberg joined Truckstop.com in 2014 as the General Manager and Vice President of Customer Success and helped the company through two private equity transactions and a shift to a rapid growth organization. Before joining Truckstop.com, Broberg spent more than 15 years in the transportation industry in leadership positions at market leaders such as Swift Transportation and DB Schenker.

In addition to Broberg’s promotion, Truckstop.com announced the expansion of the company’s operations in Illinois, opening a new office in downtown Chicago. The Chicago expansion will provide necessary space as the company adds new developers, data scientists, and engineers to its team. The new hires will help improve the company’s portfolio of technology solutions and accelerate the go-to-market of new products geared toward improving efficiencies for carriers and brokers.

“Truckstop.com is seeking talent to deliver the gift of digitized and effortless transactions for our customers,” said Victoria Robert, Chief of People and Culture at Truckstop.com. “Our culture is a critical differentiator for Truckstop.com and therefore a precious attractor of brilliant talent. We are committed to making Truckstop.com the ultimate destination to build an epic career. To do this our talent must feel connected, fulfilled and equipped, while having fun. The Chicago office is designed to be a collaborative space to do big things for our customers.”

Join Truckstop.com at the TIA 2019 Captial Ideas Conference, April 10-13 in Orlando, FL (booth #601 and #609).

To learn more about Truckstop.com’s announcement with ICONIQ Capital, please visit: Truckstop.com/resources/press/. For information about employment opportunities including open positions, visit: Truckstop.com/company/careers/.

About Truckstop.com

Truckstop.com is the internet’s first and most trusted load board and the nation’s largest provider of spot market freight matching solutions. From load matching and freight planning, to real-time rate analysis, negotiation tools, and innovative payment solutions, Truckstop.com creates technology to help carriers and brokers run their businesses more effectively. Whether on the road or in the office, Truckstop.com offers products and solutions for the entire freight management lifecycle. Learn more about how Truckstop.com is shaping the future of transportation at www.truckstop.com.

Matt Stubbs