Pigeon joins as the digital payment platform continues to experience a surge of user adoption and network growth across the North American market.
Coral Gables, Florida, USA, [ Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 ]
PayCargo has announced that it processed more than USD10 billion of freight-related payments in 2021, a 250% increase from 2021.
The fintech leader has also announced the appointment of Todd Pigeon as Vice President – Sales over the North American East Coast Region further accelerating the growth of the company’s online payment platform.
Todd Pigeon will be based at PayCargo’s global headquarters in Coral Gables, Florida, USA, from where he will lead a regional team focused on both payer and vendor business development in the North American East Coast Region.
He will also be responsible for leading PayCargo’s Miami-based Inside Sales Team, and involved in furthering PayCargo’s salesforce evolution.
Todd Pigeon brings global experience within the AP Moller Maersk Group, spanning commercial leadership roles throughout Latin America, China, Europe and, most recently, the United States, including the role of Chief Commercial Officer at Sealand, a Maersk Company.
“PayCargo is an exciting, fast-scaling, multi-modal ecosystem where any business from across the logistics industry can pay all of their providers instantly, and at no cost receive payments through one platform,” said Todd Pigeon.
“With the PayCargo system, customers do not have to worry about costly outdated payment processes such as requesting and tracking bank check deliveries, managing cash, and time-consuming credit application, which can also be costly.”
“This is a unique value proposition that I think is critical for the future of the logistics industry, and which attracted me to this role.”
The company’s vision to transform the logistics industry payments landscape, is leading the way to facilitate a modern, cost-effective, and sustainable future for industry stakeholders across the value chain.
“We are focused on supporting the ongoing digitisation of the industry and ensuring we are part of its sustainable future, “ said Eduardo Del Riego, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
“We have experienced incredible growth as our users continue to share in our vision for a more efficient and streamlined supply chain.
“In order to sustain this level of growth and continue our best-in-class service to our clients, it is imperative that we have the right talent in place to help us achieve our ambitious objectives.
“Todd is a strategic appointment that will certainly help us to get this done.”
In June, PayCargo announced a Series B investment of USD125 million by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, which is being utilized to fuel digital payment tools and services for platform users.
The Series B investment came nine months after a Series A investment for USD35 million also by Insight Partners.
PayCargo is the number one financial platform for moving money and vital remittance information between Payers and Vendors. PayCargo’s online solution allows customers to move cargo quicker and reduce payment costs more than any other platform available. Their patented technology effortlessly registers your company so that you can immediately start making payments to your freight Vendors. There are over 5,000 Vendors receiving payments in the network including major ocean carriers, air cargo providers, and hundreds of terminals and CFS stations. The majority of these Vendors release the cargo within one hour after receiving the “Payment Approval” alert from PayCargo. All other Vendors release cargo no later than the next morning. PayCargo makes it as easy as Ship, Click, and Pay.
For more information about PayCargo, visit paycargo.com