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Freightify Appoints Claus-Robert Heinze as SVP Enterprise Product & Professional Services, to Lead the Charge in Delivering AI-driven Intelligent Freight Solutions

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AiO Affiliate, Freightify, the Sequoia-funded Singapore-headquartered software-as-a-service company leading in ocean rate discovery and rate management for freight forwarders globally, proudly announces the appointment of Claus-Robert Heinze as the new SVP Enterprise Product & Professional Services. With a commitment to developing infrastructure and intelligent freight tools, Freightify welcomes Claus to lead the charge in providing intuitive solutions to global freight forwarders and logistics service providers, enabling them to seamlessly scale with their evolving needs in an increasingly digitized world.

Claus-Robert Heinze brings two decades of freight forwarding industry expertise garnered from Business IT management roles at DB Schenker, Maersk DAMCO, ECU Worldwide, and Descartes. These in combination with his prior high-tech industry and consulting background have equipped him with insights into the evolving needs of the industry from the comprehensive perspectives of global forwarders and their customers, which is paramount in an industry as logistics to understand how both intertwine at every step. His holistic expertise, including experience with enterprise logistics tech providers like Descartes, positions him uniquely to lead Freightify’s endeavors in delivering solutions that resonate with the company’s passion of delivering intelligent freight solutions that are business-centric and scalable.

Commenting on the appointment, Raghav Viswanathan, CEO of Freightify, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Claus-Robert Heinze to Freightify’s leadership team. His wealth of experience and deep understanding of the logistics industry make him an invaluable addition to our company. With Claus at the helm of our Enterprise Product & Professional Services division, we are confident in our ability to continue delivering cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

“Claus-Robert Heinze’s appointment underscores Freightify’s commitment to innovation and excellence. We look forward to leveraging his expertise to further strengthen our position as a leader in the logistics technology space,” added Peter Gyde, the SVP of Partnerships and Head of GTM.


Claus-Robert Heinze, comments further, “I am very grateful for these past opportunities and the growth that these different roles have added to my professional seniority, subject expertise, and 360 industry perspective. My steady companion during all this time has been the theme of Rate Digitalization, particularly from a freight forwarding perspective, that I have had the pleasure of defining, building, and implementing, both custom and off-the-shelf solutions and both from a customer and from a vendor perspective.”

Freightify is the emerging platform for peer-to-peer, end-to-end rate digitalization in the global shipping industry with customer-centricity at its heart, a dynamically growing product, and a fast-growing portfolio of eco-system integrations that enable a seamless flow of procurement & sales pricing data between the participants of the supply chain. Freightify’s key customer segments are freight forwarding companies of different scale in all parts of the world. This is the opportunity for me to do what I can do best in an environment that I love most – for the benefit of a large number of clients.”



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