Shannon Vaillancourt is president and founder of RateLinx. With a vision to harness the opportunity of big data he developed the innovative integrated supply chain and logistics management software suite. Since launching in 2002, Shannon has led RateLinx software implementation initiatives with more than 300 integrations in 10,000 locations customized for individual customer needs. He designed the unique predictive modeling engine that allows businesses of all sizes to experience freight savings faster in real-time and at a much higher level than ever before through Integrated Shipping IntelligenceSM.
Shannon is known to quickly spot industry trends that would otherwise go unnoticed. He drives the company’s overall enterprise directions, including big data strategy, business development and shipping and logistics software efforts. Shannon has helped the company achieve consistent ranking in the Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Providers list. He is also listed in the 14th Annual Pros to Know 2014 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
Before founding RateLinx, Shannon held several leadership and technical roles in software engineering, solutions and services. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
As Vice President of RateLinx, Frank Locascio helps drive the focus of enhancing software development and long-term technical goals. Frank continues to play a key role in innovating and transforming sophisticated supply chain planning into effective and predictive modeling to create a more granular lane strategy between shippers and carriers.
Since joining RateLinx in 2004, Frank has helped distinguish RateLinx as a leader in shipping and logistics management software and logistics IT provider. His teams are responsible for delivering RateLinx software to customers while continuing a strong track record of successful execution and exceeding the high expectations of RateLinx’s customers.
Frank graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Elmhurst College and has since held software developer and system engineer positions.
"RateLinx is currently the only technology developer providing the optimization software capable of simultaneously analyzing the shipper’s and carrier’s North American network.
Innovation occurs rapidly and RateLinx is collaboratively enhancing one market that all affiliated organizations will benefit from."