FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Priority1 Announces Phillip Scholtes as Chief Technology Officer
Little Rock, AR – December 20th, 2023 – Priority1, a leading innovator in logistics solutions, is proud to announce the promotion of Phillip Scholtes to Chief Technology Officer (CTO). This significant appointment marks a historic moment in Priority1’s evolution as Scholtes becomes the first CTO in the company’s history.
Phillip Scholtes, previously the Vice President of Technology, joined Priority1 over five years ago as the Director of Technology and quickly rose through the ranks. As Vice President, he spearheaded the development of an extensive network of IT professionals dedicated to supporting Priority1’s growth. His notable achievements include leading his team in the creation of Cabo, an innovative transportation management system (TMS), placing logistics professionals at the forefront of development.
With a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrated in Information Systems from the University of Arkansas, Scholtes specializes in full-stack development, primarily focused on Microsoft web-based and cloud technologies.
As CTO, Scholtes will continue to be responsible for all software development, API connectivity, hardware, and security of Priority1’s infrastructure. His incredible technology team, responsible for building the Cabo TMS platform and Cabotage TMS SaaS offering from scratch, has been diligently working on expanding Priority1’s technological capabilities. This year they have developed a CRM, Customer Life-Cycle Tool, and Collections Tool, and established direct API integrations with LTL partners.
Dan Berardi, CEO of Priority1, praised Phil, stating, “I am incredibly proud of Phil and his entire technology team at Priority1. This is very much a reflection of the strong team that he has built, and their contributions have been instrumental in helping our company grow.”
For more information about Priority1 and its logistics solutions, please visit Priority1.com.
About Priority1: Priority1 is a privately held, non-asset-based logistics brokerage provider that introduces proprietary technology to small and medium shippers, aiding them in managing their transportation spend more efficiently. We leverage our volume of over 1.5M annual shipments to create unique partnerships with asset-based carriers in the North American freight market. Our industry-leading technology and group purchasing power provide our customers with the necessary tools to control their freight and transportation costs while improving visibility in their distribution network.
Our mission is to be the innovator and leader in establishing customers, employees, and vendors by exceeding their expectations through our people, technology expertise, and value. We measure our success by how well we can simplify your logistics needs. Your product, our priority.
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