Eyefreight Appoints Henk-Jan van Donkelaar, Sales Director for the Benelux Region

Eyefreight Appoints Henk-Jan van Donkelaar, Sales Director for the Benelux Region

Utrecht, The Netherlands – December 10, 2014

Eyefreight (eyefreight.com), a leading provider of Transportation Management System (TMS) technology, is pleased to announce its appointment of Henk-Jan van Donkelaar as Sales Director for the Benelux region. Van Donkelaar has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector. He previously worked at Sterling Commerce, IFS Benelux, and Manhattan Associates, where he was responsible for sales activities in the Netherlands.

The appointment of van Donkelaar fits Eyefreight’s trajectory of rapid growth. Earlier this year, Eyefreight won the Dutch Tech5, part of the European Tech5 competition naming the five fastest growing young technology companies in seven European countries. “The TMS market is changing rapidly and Eyefreight plays a leading role,” says van Donkelaar. “It’s a huge challenge for me to work with the Benelux team to further their strategy. I’m really looking forward to making a contribution.”

“Eyefreight is always looking for talent that can contribute to the success of our company,” said Ken Fleming, CEO of Eyefreight. “With Henk-Jan on our team, we benefit from his extensive experience in sales in various sectors, including manufacturing and retail.”

About Eyefreight

Eyefreight provides a command center for shippers, reducing net landed cost of goods while improving business margins. An accessible SaaS solution, Eyefreight deploys its transportation management system (TMS) and inventory visibility rapidly and integrates with existing transportation workflows to reduce total cost of distribution as much as 30 percent, while improving  performance.  Eyefreight offers the only transportation management system with inventory allocation algorithms and automated decision making, weighing variables and calculations much faster than competitors that rely on manual human analysis, calculations and scenario planning.

Founded in 2009 by industry veterans dedicated to transforming the logistics function into a true profit center for any organization, Eyefreight’s clientele spans multiple verticals worldwide. Headquartered in Utrecht, the Netherlands with U.S. headquarters in Evanston, Ill. Eyefreight is backed by De Hoge Dennen Capital and Global Cleantech Capital.


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