Alpega Appoints Frans van Buuren as Chief Human Resources Officer
Alpega Group, a leading global provider of SaaS cloud-based transportation software, announced that Frans van Buuren has joined Alpega to lead a strategic build-out of talent across the organization.
Mr. van Buuren brings more than 25 years of experience in the domain of Human Resources, working for highly regarded companies, including Exela Technologies, Stryker Corporation, and Xerox Corporation. Frans was one of the early builders of Cisco’s European workforce in the ‘90s. As a common thread throughout his previous roles, he consistently moved the HR function from a purely tactical administrative support function to a strategic HR business partner role and acted as a change agent for the entire organization.
“Winning the battle for talent is crucial to maintain the growth path Alpega and the SCM market are currently experiencing. We were looking to augment our leadership team with a proven leader who has seen success in transforming how we think about attracting and retaining the best talent in the market,” said Todd DeLaughter, Group CEO for Alpega.
“The pandemic and the current macro-economic challenges have boosted the digitization of supply chain management, which historically was an underinvested domain for many companies. The transportation market where Alpega plays is accelerating in growth, with some analysts projecting CAGRs of up to 20% for the coming 5 years. Alpega is positioned to take advantage of this new wave of market growth, and Frans will help us further build the team to do it.” continued DeLaughter.
“I am impressed with how Alpega made the transition into a Digital Freight platform and how Alpega can make a tangible difference for many companies in their drive towards sustainable mobility. More than ever, people want to work for companies with a true purpose and the ability to improve the world we are living in daily. I’m thrilled to be joining this very talented team and look forward to our journey to further build a great company.” said Frans van Buuren.
Alpega Group is a leading global logistics software company offering modular solutions that cover all transportation and logistics complexity needs. By bringing together the best solutions and market expertise, the Alpega Group has created the transportation industry’s only scalable end-to-end software suite.
Alpega TMS empowers transport professionals to manage the logistics and supply chain processes, it transforms global and local supply chains into collaborative ecosystems, bringing together all parties involved. Alpega TMS’s unique scalability and best-in-breed standalone solutions ensure shippers benefit from a system that evolves alongside their needs, regardless of the complexity of their logistics processes. Our freight procurement solution, TenderEasy, provides a world-class solution for sourcing transportation providers across air, land and sea. In terms of freight exchanges, 123cargo, Teleroute and Wtransnet are leading European marketplaces designed to match spot shipments and truck capacity.
These platforms and the data which flows through them, alongside our 30+ years’ experience in transportation lets us enable businesses to optimize their supply chain planning and execution while benefitting from lower costs and higher visibility. All of Alpega’s solutions combine to create added value for customers. Our community of 85,000 carriers and 350,000 members are electronically connected every day to successfully manage critical transport processes. Alpega is present in 80 countries worldwide and employs over 500 people with 31 different nationalities.
More information can be found at www.alpegagroup.com
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