JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 8, 2023: Trailer Bridge, Inc., a full-service transportation solution provider, today announced it has named Joseph Freitas as its new Chief Financial Officer to oversee the company’s financial positioning as well as its internal information technology processes.
Joseph has a successful track record leading financial strategies and controls to drive company growth by increasing profits, reducing risk and developing sound processes.
“The future of Trailer Bridge will require creative thinking and sound financial planning as we look to grow to serve the needs of our customers, and I am confident Joseph is the guy who can help us do that,” said Mitch Luciano, Trailer Bridge CEO.
Joseph previously worked as the Vice President of Corporate Finance for a third-party logistics provider based in Chattanooga, TN, where he supported the organization’s budgeting and forecasting, business process improvement measures, and more for nearly a decade. Prior to that he worked for Volkswagen of America handling financial planning and analysis. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as well as several financial professional certifications.
Trailer Bridge’s recent growth has earned it several awards including the Inc. 5000 designation as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Fast 50 designation for its year-over-year growth. Luciano says the company is financially sound, with ownership of all assets and zero debt, ready to take the next steps for continued rapid growth.
In recent years, Trailer Bridge has expanded its Logistics Division now with 10 offices throughout North America, as well as added an International Division and Government Division solely focused on handling the movement of freight around the world. Additionally, it signed long-term lease agreements with both the Jacksonville Port Authority and Puerto Rico Ports Authority signaling its continued commitment to providing consistent weekly ocean service to the island. The company now employes more than 305 employees throughout North America and is on track to meet its goal to be a billion-dollar company by 2027. Learn more about the company at TrailerBridge.com.