E-Freight champion joins TIACA board

Miami, USA, Monday 20th October 2014 – John DeBenedette, Managing Director, WIN, has joined the TIACA Board.

John, who has 25 years of experience in the forwarding sector, will work with the TIACA team to push for wider adoption of e-freight and to support the Association’s membership drive.

“TIACA achieves a level of intimacy, vibrancy, and action-orientation to move the ball down the field that is unique and valuable in my experience,” said John.

“It draws a diverse and committed group of industry leaders to all of its meetings, committees, and workshops, working in concert on topics in common with other industry groups.

“I look forward to contributing as a member of the Board.”

John has held general management, sales, marketing, and technology leadership positions, including seven years with DB Schenker and 11 years building the INTTRA platform where over 20% of global container trade is transacted electronically every week.

His current project, WIN, is a freight industry platform specifically developed for independent forwarders to collaborate electronically with each other, and with air, sea, and freight carriers.

“We are delighted to have John’s expertise to strengthen the TIACA Board,” said Oliver Evans, Chairman, TIACA.

“We look forward to working with him on the many exciting projects TIACA has put in place to drive our Association forward for its members.”