Routeware is delighted to add Skip Berg to the team
Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 5, 2008
Routeware, a leader in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for the waste industry, announced today that Skip Berg has joined the company as Director of Business Development. Berg comes to Routeware with tremendous experience and accomplishment in both the waste industry and its major support organizations.
He has 35 years of industry experience, most recently as the National Sales Manager and Director of Business Development for the Labrie Environmental Group. Labrie is the largest independent manufacturer of equipment for the solid waste industry and, while there, Berg helped generate annual sales growth of about 20%. Prior to Labrie, Berg held sales, management and ownership positions in manufacturing, equipment distribution and leasing companies.
Berg has also served on the Board of Trustees (Founding Member) of WASTEC, Board of Trustees for DCA, and Board of Governors for EIA. In addition, he was a member of the ANSI Z245 Committee and serves on the working group for collection equipment (Z245.1). He taught Continuing Education classes in Recycling Certification at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. And he was the 2005 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award presented by the Environmental Industries Association.
At Routeware, Berg will be responsible for leading key national accounts, supporting the sales staff as needed and working with haulers and manufacturers to facilitate the integration of new technology. He will work directly with Routeware, VP-Sales, Dennis Keizer.
"Routeware is delighted to add Skip Berg to the team," said Routeware CEO Bob DeKoning. "Skip's ability and the trust he has built among both haulers and manufacturers will help make Routeware technology indispensable for profit, safety and sustainability."
For his part, Berg added, "I have always been a proponent of the right technology for the waste industry, and the waste industry needs Routeware."
Berg is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and served in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Routeware is the waste industry's leader in capturing field data and integrating it with legacy information systems. Routeware designs and manufactures hardware and software to be the industry's only closed loop, driver-to-back-office solution. Waste haulers can now determine actual route cost, increase profitability, and measurably improve their operational efficiency and customer service. Routeware replaces paper-based scheduling, dispatching and collection of methods.
Routeware was founded in 1999 and has almost 90 years collective management experience in the industry. Routeware is doing business with both private and public haulers across the United States including Waste Connections, Harold LeMay Enterprises, Norcal Waste Systems, Texas Disposal, Waste Away, Granger, Pullman, Pride Disposal, Hillsboro, Russell Reid, Paso Robles Waste Disposal, Lakewood Disposal, Blaine Bay Refuse, Sue's Recycling and others.
For more information on Routeware, please contact Peter Weiss, Sr. Marketing Director, at (877) 906-3500, via fax at (503) 906-3544, email at pweiss @ routeware.com or visit Routeware at http://www.routeware.com.