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CompanyWe are Sages who know that people are the heart and soul of logistics.

That’s why we spend as much time and effort developing our people as we do our technologically advanced transportation solutions.

Why Sage

Leadership Team

Sage is not our first foray into the world of 3PL. Our leadership team has over 50 years of hands-on industry experience – including building Cavalry Logistics from a start-up to $250M in yearly revenue. As owners, our passion for the company shines through in every interaction – as does our ongoing commitment to empowering and developing both our people and our partners.

Customer Service Model

We built our customer service model with efficiency in mind, because no one wants to navigate an endless phone tree just to get in touch with the one person they need. Our centralized team interacts individually with each customer – large or small, brokerage or truckload. This single team approach not only allows us to be nimble and quick, it creates a more seamless, reassuring, and pleasant experience for everyone.

Technology

Now this is 3PL the way it was meant to be – simple, straightforward, and most of all, effective. Our modular systems are designed for your specific needs, and are all controlled by the same powerful technological platform.

Learn more about how we utilize technology to power our services.

Process Improvement

We’ve been around the block. We’ve seen what works and what doesn’t. So we’re committed to eliminating waste throughout our process – not only reducing touches, but also the cost per touch. This doesn’t just lower our rates – it amplifies your service experience.

Cost Management = Price Sustainability

We don’t believe in spending money unless it’s in the service of our people or our partners. This balance enables us to charge less while paying our carriers and employees more. We’re in this for the long haul – and that means going the extra mile for our employees, customers and carriers.

Why Sage

Cannonballs might work for some companies, but Sage Freight takes a more targeted approach with its AIM. We have the logistical wisdom to create unique strategies and solutions to meet the demanding needs of the supply chain. This allows Sage Freight to be laser-focused on driving value for its customers, carriers, and team members.

Authentic

Genuine, exactly as claimed, trustworthy, and original.

Many of our competitors go to market with services they cannot provide.  We are not them. We know who we are.

Innovative

Technology-driven systems and processes to create real change.

Technology doesn't fix management problems on its own - it needs to be driven by a team that's committed to change. The best technology is only as good as the people using it.

Malleable

Flexible, moldable, and adaptable.

In an ever-changing industry, it’s important to have a team that is constantly developing and growing. We guide our team members to become the best versions of themselves by encouraging them to be lifelong learners.

Values

We value personal development above all. We know that by nurturing people we create a positive impact that’s felt on both a human and a business level. 

  • Trust Focus on the Person
  • Delegation Recognition
  • Empowerment Significance
  • Conflict Development
  • Self-Motivation Scorecard
  • Courage Innovation

Values

We value personal development above all. We know that by nurturing people we create a positive impact that’s felt on both a human and a business level. 

Focus on the Person

People don’t grow in an environment of suspicion or doubt.

Recognition

Providing responsibility is the purest form of recognition.

Significance

We work to ensure that people feel a sense of their own significance.

Development

Resistance strengthens a muscle. Challenges strengthen a person.

Scorecard

Maintaining a personal scorecard helps people evaluate their improvement.

Innovation

No innovation is possible without courage – without a belief in one’s self.

Our Team

Bob King

Bob King

Founder & CEO

"I'm Your Huckleberry!"

  • President of OPL
  • Founder & President of Cavalry Logistics
  • Established Western Express Brokerage
  • Branch Manager of Nashville Office for C.H.Robinson
David Norman

David Norman

Co-Founder & COO

“So you’re saying there’s a chance”

  • Senior Vice President at Cavalry Logistics
  • Worked at Cavalry from 2005–2020
  • Fleet Manager for Western express 2002-2005
John Hellige

John Hellige

Chief Financial Officer

“To hell with those fellas. Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms.”

  • UPS 1985 to 2011 various Financial and Operational roles
  • FirstFleet CFO 2011 to 2020
  • Paul Transportation & Logistics CFO and COO 2020 to 2022
Shawn Jewell

Shawn Jewell

​President of Sage Transport Solutions

“If you build it, he will come!”

  • Strategic Account Development, MoLo Solutions
  • Vice President, Universal Capacity Solutions
  • Worked at Cavalry from 2013-2020
Rob George

Rob George

​President of Sage Freight

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.”

  • Sr. Director, Freight Execution at MoLo Solutions
  • Branch Manager, SLC, at Universal Capacity Solutions
Fraz Hussain, President of Pakistan Operations

Fraz Hussain

President of Pakistan Operations

“Progress, not Perfection.”

  • Director Operations of Snexus
  • Operations Enablement Manager of Quality Resource
  • Operations Enablement Manager of OPL (KeepTruckin)
Luke Davis

Luke Davis

​Sr. VP of Sales

“They've done studies, you know. 60 percent of the time, it works every time.”

  • VP of Business Development of Riverside Transport
  • VP of Business Development of Transco Lines
  • National Business Development Manager of Cavalry Logistics
  • Education Chair of Nashville Transportation Club
Jason Gray

Jason Gray

VP of Technology

“Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries!”

  • Senior Director IT of Universal Capacity Solutions
  • Director Software Development of Cavalry Logistics
  • Web Development Manager of Alfa Vision Insurance
Abby Hafenbredl

Abby Hafenbredl

VP of Sales

“I’m an early bird, and I’m a night owl, so I’m wise, and I have worms.”

  • Director of Sales of Riverside Transport (now known as Fitzmark)
  • National Business Development Manager of Universal Logistics Holdings (formerly Cavalry Logistics)
  • Diversity Chair of Nashville Transportation Club
  • Young Professionals Committee of Chicago Traffic Club
Dave Edmonds

Dave Edmonds

Vice President of Dedicated

“Oooh, that’s a Bingo!”

  • VP of Dedicated and Expedited Sales at Riverside Transportation and CRST
  • Sr. Director of Sales at C.R. England
  • Director of Dedicated Sales at C.R. England
  • Director of Dedicated Operations at Central Refrigerated Service
 Tyler Watson, Financial Controller

Tyler Watson

Financial Controller

“I, on the other hand, love my unofficial title, precisely because I’ve earned it.”

  • Senior Accountant at Better Collective
  • Accounting Associate at Asana Partners
Mike Erskine, Director of Corporate Services

Mike Erskine

Director of Corporate Services

“Life is like a box of chocolates.”

  • Terminal Manager, McLean Trucking Company
  • Director Operations, Averitt Truckload
  • Sr. Vice President Operations, Western Express
  • General Manager Operations, Cavalry (Universal)
Alexis Murphy

Alexis Murphy

Director of Human Resources

“You must always have faith in people and most importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.”

  • Account Operations at Cavalry
  • HR Manager of Universal Capacity Solutions (formerly Cavalry Logistics)
Kelly Sullivan - Director of Customer Operations

Kelly Sullivan

Director of Customer Operations

“...but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?”

  • Director of Customer Service and Pricing at Universal Capacity Solutions (formerly Cavalry Logistics)
  • Logistics Consultant of Echo
Laura Cline

Laura Cline

Director of Business Development

“There's no crying in baseball!”

  • VP of Business Development of Riverside Transport
  • Lead Generation and Commercial Services Manager of C.R. England
  • Director of Customer Service of Landair (now Covenant)
  • Sales Support and Senior Customer Service Manager of Schneider National
Will Callebs

Will Callebs

Director of Account Management

“Crab cakes and football, that’s what Maryland does!”

  • Carrier Sales and Customer Account Manager of Molo Solutions
  • Logistics Consultant of DLS Worldwide (now known as TForce TFI International)
  • Associate District Manager of ADP
  • Logistics Account Executive of Total Quality Logistics
J Erskine, Director of Dedicated Operations

J Erskine

Director of Dedicated Operations

“I know. I know you can fight, but it’s our wits that make us men.”

  • General Manager Expedited Div at Western Express
  • General Manager FB Div at Western Express
  • Project Manager On Road Maintenance
  • Project Manager Recruiting/Orientation
Lola King

Lola King

Special Security Officer

“You talking to me?”

  • Office Protect Detail specializing in vicious squirrels & spiders
  • Office kitchen floor inspection and clean up expert
Cora King

Cora King

Chief Motivation Officer

“Because failure isn't an option if success is just a matter of more effort.”

  • Former Chief Motivation Officer at Cavalry Logistics

Team Interviews

Sage Pakistan Team

Sage Pakistan Operations

Sage Freight Pakistan has a rich and diverse culture. The leadership team works together to ensure that our values align with the US team while maintaining our unique culture. We take pride in people coming together to work and provide exceptional service to our carriers and customers. 

Our goal is simple: to work in the company's best interest while representing Pakistan and its values to ensure success all around.

Our Board

Jeff Rogers

Jeff Rogers

  • CEO Charthouse Holdings since July 2022
  • Jeff currently serves as an advisor & board member for several companies.
  • CEO Universal Logistics Holdings from 2015 to Jan 2020
  • President/CFO of YRC Freight
  • President of Holland
Jim Best

Jim Best

  • Currently Chief Growth Officer at EKA
  • 30 plus career at CHR and finished his career as Senior VP
Eric Lemarbre

Eric Lemarbre

  • Recently transitioned from Tenney
  • Managing Director of the Tenney Group
  • Regions Bank Wealth Advisor
  • Staff at Arthur Anderson

Join Our Team

Forget about the revolving door 9-to-5 that chews you up and spits you out. At Sage, personal growth is the foundation of our culture. We invest in our people – building, nurturing, and supporting them to be the best version of themselves. If that sounds good to you, give us a look.

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