Natalie Putnam is Chief Executive Officer at DeliveryCircle, LLC, where she is applying her extensive background in supply chain solutions – with more than 30 years of experience in contract logistics, e-commerce and transportation management – to her CEO role.
DeliveryCircle, is a proprietary technology-based same-day delivery solution provider providing a technology platform for final mile fleets. Previously, Natalie served as Chief Commercial Officer at Verst Logistics, with P&L responsibility which included the profitable growth of both fleet and brokerage.
She has handled numerous large scale negotiations with clients, managing half billion dollar relationships with the worlds largest retailers. Her leadership was put to the test at YRC Worldwide when the troubled trucking company sought her leadership to reduce turnover of their 600+ sales force during an economic downturn that threatened the company with bankruptcy.
Natalie’s “in the trenches” experience in working through tough people challenges, extends from Fortune 500 to start-ups, from public to private, and from tech to trucking and even rail.
Her brand of employee engagement has span decades, companies and industries, with lessons gained along the way including her experience as VP of Marketing Strategy of Ryder System, VP of Sales and Marketing at Kansas City Southern Railroad, and SVP of Transportation and Logistics Solutions at YRC Worldwide.
Natalie is a member of the advisory boards of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, AWESOME Leaders, and the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN). She earned her undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University.