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Loadsmart announces new 35,000-square-foot headquarters in Chicago

Chicago, October 6, 2021-Large cargo technology company Loadsmart today opens a new headquarters in Chicago, two new strategies to strengthen its executive leadership team and drive the company’s next growth phase. Announced the adoption. Robb Porter has joined Loadsmart as an EVP for Managed Transportation, and Narendar Shankar has been appointed VP of Global Partnerships and Alliances.

Loadsmart has used its expertise in the logistics industry to radically change the way cargo is priced, booked and shipped. The company’s goal is to ensure that trailers aren’t empty or wasted miles, providing support and pricing to both shippers and carriers in the industry.

Loadsmart saw a 232% year-on-year increase in second-quarter revenue, primarily due to the proliferation of freight technology. Loadsmart is doubling new office space and strengthening its senior leadership team to meet customer demand.

New Chicago Headquarters

Brookfield Property 175W. Located in Jackson Boulevard. The new 35,000-square-foot collaboration and communal space in Chicago’s desirable West Loop includes socially distant workstations, modern equipment needed to compete for talent, and additional to meet future needs. The room is equipped.

Felipe Capella, co-founder and co-CEO of Loadsmart, said: “Loadsmart has been in Chicago for many years and we are very proud to take advantage of its advanced infrastructure to expand our footprint here.”

The move of Loadsmart to its new headquarters is due to the company’s ongoing evaluation of its office reopening strategy to prioritize employee health and safety. Since the beginning of this year, Loadsmart has been experimenting with returning team members to the office on a hybrid schedule. Employees are encouraged to work in the office three days a week and can work wherever they like for the remaining two days.

Bradford Wilkins, Chief Human Resources Officer at Loadsmart, said: “We wanted to provide a space for our employees to relax while enabling our customers to receive best-in-class technology expertise and outstanding service during the transition. The new office space is that. Provides an atmosphere. “

Loadsmart adds executive leadership

Loadsmart recently added Robb Porter, an EVP of managed transportation, and Narendar Shankar, VP of Global Partnerships and Alliances, to its executive leadership team.

Porter is a veteran leader with over 25 years of diverse experience in commercial and operational roles across Riders, Choice Logistics, Geodis, XPO and DB Schenker. At Loadsmart, he will leverage his expertise to lead the construction of world-class managed transportation services for Loadsmart’s customers.

Shankar has a proven track record of tremendous growth in its $ 1 billion business with large companies such as VMware / Dell, NetApp and Cisco, as well as successful startups such as OnApp, Instart and Udacity. He plays a key role in defining and implementing Loadsmart’s global partnership strategy, with a focus on driving the company’s next stage of growth.

“Strategic recruitment of our new headquarters and the entire senior leadership team advances the future of freight, improves quality of service, and makes more movements with less effort to shipper and carrier customers. It’s a testament to our success in adding value to our company, “added Capella.

About Loadsmart
Loadsmart will transform the future of cargo and leverage artificial intelligence, machine learning and strategic partnerships to automate cargo pricing, booking and shipping methods. Loadsmart combines advanced technology with deep industry expertise to drive growth, simplify operational complexity and increase the efficiency of both carriers and shippers. For more information, please visit

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