RateLinx Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Steve Horler Chief Commercial Officer

Industry-leading logistics solution provider positions for continued growth

MADISON, WI (Apr. 21, 2020) – RateLinx announced today the appointment of Steve Horler as Chief Commercial Officer effective immediately. Horler previously held the position of Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President Logistics, GEC Packaging Technologies.

“There is no better candidate for our next chapter of expanded innovation and growth,” says Shannon Vaillancourt, Founder of RateLinx. “Steve is a proven leader with the vision, strategy, and ability to drive the organization forward by enabling customer success.”

Before joining RateLinx, Horler developed an integrated supply chain function for GEC Packaging Technologies, including a merger of Graham Packaging, Evergreen Packaging, and Closure Systems International. During his five-year tenure at GEC, Horler achieved $250M savings through streamlining the global supply chain. He’s also known for reducing $100M in working capital through improved supply chain systems. Prior to GEC, Horler was Vice President, Logistics and Global Sourcing Chemicals for Masco Corporation. He was instrumental in implementing the RateLinx solution into the organization.

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with RateLinx as a customer and I am privileged to join the team,” Steve said. “The opportunity ahead for RateLinx is immense, and to seize it, we must focus clearly, move fast and continue to transform. A big part of my job is to accelerate our growth and depth of reach in our market.”

With the addition of Horler, RateLinx’s leadership team is positioned for continued growth in the supply chain technology industry.

About RateLinx

Founded in 2002 and based in Madison, Wisconsin, RateLinx is a complete supply chain & logistics shipping, visibility and payment platform. RateLinx is built on data quality to provide predictive analytics and prescriptive actions. The RateLinx ecosystem is designed to reduce logistics costs and optimize operations. They provide companies with shipment management, supply chain visibility, and financial settlement solutions. RateLinx is a self-funded and debt-free, award-winning company and recognized thought-leader in the logistics space. To learn more, visit ratelinx.com.


Cory Comer, Director of Marketing