dexFreight Appoints Jim Handoush President and CEO
Blockchain logistics platform names technology and transportation expert to lead its growth and development
Sunrise, Florida – October 11, 2019-- dexFreight, providers of a decentralized, blockchain-based logistics platform, today announced that Jim Handoush will serve as its President and CEO. In his new role, Handoush will focus on growing dexFreight in the global logistics space.
“dexFreight is shrinking the gap between shippers, carriers and brokers by continually developing its blockchain solution and tools that reduce costs, improve productivity and increase revenue and profitability,” Handoush said. “I look forward to bringing dexFreight’s vision to supply chain stakeholders and to having a positive impact on transportation and logistics operations in markets around the globe.”
Jim brings to dexFreight more than 30 years of experience in technology, transportation, and logistics, building high-performance teams and leading complex organizations with Fortune 500 customers. Previously, he served as the President of Landstar Global, growing it into a billion dollar company.
Handoush was also Chief Operating Officer at Landstar System, Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions, managing over 1500 employees, now with over 3.5 billion dollars in revenue.
Recently, Handoush held the role of Executive Vice President of Transportation and Logistics Solutions at Optym, a company that provides optimization solutions to transportation companies.
With the appointment of Jim Handoush as President and CEO, dexFreight’s current CEO and co-founder Rajat Rajbhandari, Ph.D. will assume the role of Chief Information Officer and focus on blockchain, analytics, AI, and fostering relationships with government and academic institutions.
“When we founded dexFreight in early 2018, we understood its enormous potential and knew that we would need leaders with a deep background in scaling and running multi-billion dollar companies”, Rajbhandari said. “As our technology continues to mature, the timing is perfect for someone like Jim to step in and take the helm. His keen interest in innovation and deep experience running large enterprise will drive dexFreight’s growth in the coming years."
dexFreight is a trusted logistics marketplace for brokers and carriers to handle shipments more efficiently from posting to payment with full traceability in one place. For information, visit www.dexfreight.io
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