Transportation Insight Appoints Laura Easley COO

HICKORY, NC (November 13, 2012) — Nationally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight announces the appointment of Laura Easley to the position of Chief Operating Officer. This news follows the announcement earlier today of the appointment of Chris Baltz as President and Chief Executive Officer.

“Laura Easley is a recognized expert in the logistics industry, and her dedication to the client is unwavering,” said Baltz. “Laura has served Transportation Insight as both Chief Business Development Officer and Chief Solutions Officer. In both roles, she was entirely focused on our clients and creating solutions to meet their needs. Using her 25 years of logistics experience, she will continue to drive best practices and innovation throughout our operations to achieve a best-in-class level of client service.”

“Transportation Insight has assembled key leaders from inside and outside this industry to support our next phase of accelerated growth,” said Easley. “I am delighted to take on the role of COO, and to align our strong team towards our mission of serving our clients with excellence.”

Prior to joining Transportation Insight in 2005, Easley served in key logistics management roles at Menlo Worldwide Logistics, The Complete Logistics Company, Best Logistics and ABF Freight System, Inc. Laura is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.

About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a global lead logistics provider with more than $1.2 billion in supply chain spend under management. For over a decade, the 3PL has helped companies improve profitability and competitive advantage by providing customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers a co-managed logistics form of 3PL, carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications and business intelligence. Additional competencies include international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials. For more about Transportation Insight, visit