MISSISSAUGA, Ont.–As part of their strategic growth strategy for the U.S., Polaris Transportation announced the appointment of Lesley Killingsworth to the newly created position of Director of Traffic and Pricing.
Killingsworth will be based out of the San Francisco/Sacramento area of California and will be responsible for Polaris’s Canadian and USA traffic and pricing requirements.
Killingsworth has an extensive background within the U.S. transportation industry. Her early career included front line sales responsibilities and the last decade has seen her hone her skills in traffic and pricing disciplines. Her most recent position was in a senior traffic and pricing capacity with a large California based carrier, Mountain Valley Express.
Reporting directly to Dave Bush, VP of Business Processes, Killingsworth will start by immersing herself in the Polaris culture at the head office in Mississauga, Ontario. She will play a key role in optimizing Polaris’s recently purchased TCG Transportation Costing software.
“We’re very excited about having Lesley join the Polaris team. She can take us to new levels in providing accurate and easy to use pricing structures for our clients. Her expertise allows us to take a huge step in our journey of continuous improvement and further growth in U.S. markets. Her extensive background specific to TCG’s software will allow us to implement the many features available on an expedited basis,” said Bush.
Larry Cox, President of Polaris Transportation adds, “The last 2 years, we have added some impressive young talent to our team. They have expanded our horizons with fresh thinking, enthusiasm and additional resources that have helped to push our business forward, particularly with our footprint in the USA. New lanes, improved transit times and additional online customer tools have all been successfully implemented to better serve our customers. Lesley is another great addition to our company and I am very pleased to welcome her aboard.”