Chris van der Harst will lead growth of unique TMS solution
Shelton, Conn.- 3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software (TMS), announced that it has named Chris van der Harst to the new position of managing director, EMEA.
In this position, van der Harst will lead 3Gtms’ overseas efforts from its EMEA headquarters in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He will be responsible for growing 3Gtms’ market share among 3PLs and mid-large sized shippers, as well as ensuring 3Gtms’ industry-leading satisfaction rate is upheld among all customers. 3Gtms’ robust TMS gives 3PLs and shippers the most powerful and intuitive system for over-the-road and intermodal freight, along with best-in-class rating and optimization. The modern design enables flexible, seamless handling of the most complicated shipping requirements, covering the complete order-to-cash process.
A 30-year supply chain veteran with 20 years of global experience, van der Harst has been on both the user and provider side of logistics software. He was most recently managing director, EMEA at Kinaxis, and has held similar positions at Descartes, G-Log and Kewill (now BluJay). He has deep domain expertise in purchasing, sales and operations planning, all aspects of supply chain management, as well as transportation and distribution.
“The 3Gtms solution is fundamentally different than anything else on the market, and I’m thrilled to lead its growth beyond North America,” said van der Harst. “I’m also delighted to join a creative, customer-centric team that is changing what’s possible with TMS software.”
“Chris brings our customers a deep understanding of the market, its needs and what the trends are going forward,” said Mitch Weseley, CEO of 3Gtms. “This expertise, combined with his history of successful growth and leadership, will help broaden our fast growth and enable more organizations to differentiate themselves with our powerful solution.”
Chris van der Harst holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics, is APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and participated in the post-university MBA program in business economics from the University of Diepenbeek – Hasselt in Belgium.