RPM Freight Systems names senior VP of operations

ROYAL OAK—The Royal Oak-based logistics company RPM Freight Systems LLC has named industry veteran John Perkovich as its new senior vice president of customer operations.

Perkovich will lead customer teams, overseeing onboarding, planning, forecasting, and budgeting efforts, as well as develop new reporting tools and establish training plans focused on developing and reinforcing critical sales competencies. Partnering with RPM chief sales officer Jon Garity, the pair will lead and support performance strategies, metrics, and customer experiences for all customer accounts.

“I firmly believe if you prioritize service over cost, the profits will follow,” he said. “I love the challenges that make a day in the life of logistics great.”

Before joining RPM, the Crain’s 40 Under 40 award winner spent 12 years at Coyote Logistics as its vice president of carrier sales and operations. There, Perkovich managed the day-to-day operations of the northeast carrier sales groups, comprising 70 sales representatives and three managers.

RPM offers freight and finished vehicle transportation, delivering thousands of units per month. RPM has received Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 distinction a rare seven consecutive years, and made its Midwest series list of top 200 companies in 2020. Other accolades include Great Place to Work-Certified; Crain’s Top  Private 200 Companies; Transport Topics Top 50 Freight Brokerage company three consecutive years; Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Company Cultures in 2018; and many others.

More at http://www.rpmmoves.com.

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