Teri Hoeft Takes Helm at Wicker Park Logistics, Brings Diverse Expertise to Drive Strategic Growth and Innovation
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. — September 19, 2023 — Wicker Park Logistics, a tech-driven and radically transparent end-to-end third-party logistics company, is excited to announce the appointment of Teri Hoeft as its new President. As a growing leader in the 3PL space, Wicker Park Logistics has experienced tremendous expansion since its launch in 2021 — achieving, on average, 195% growth YoY, with several key hires in addition to Hoeft.
Ms. Hoeft brings a rich background in multiple disciplines, including technical and operational solution design, operations, and customer service. In addition, she earned a BBA in Transportation and Logistics from Iowa State University’s Ivy College of Business and is certified by the Board of Examiners at the American Society of Transportation and Logistics. With her diverse experience, Hoeft aims to strengthen and leverage Wicker Park’s organizational resources, quickly identifying and implementing initiatives for achieving record levels of top and bottom line growth.
"I am thrilled to be joining Wicker Park Logistics," Hoeft said. “I will leverage lessons learned and evolving industry best practices to assess and implement the necessary tools and technologies to have holistic digital solutions that support the supply chain ecosystem of our customers. Our Transportation Management System platform will be lean, agile, scalable, and sustainable to support the growth of Wicker Park Logistics and ensure customer success.”
As president, Hoeft will drive organizational and business transformation, enabling Wicker Park Logistics to succeed in rapidly evolving business environments. She will focus on key performance areas, including strategic vision, organizational leadership, revenue growth, operational excellence, and organizational development.
Hoeft will also apply her proficiency in process and continuous improvement programs to enhance the efficiency and service quality at Wicker Park Logistics. She is looking forward to integrating these programs into the operations of the company to drive employee productivity and net income.
"I am eager to foster a collaborative and high-performing culture at Wicker Park Logistics," Hoeft said. "My track record in team building and operations management will be instrumental in achieving this goal."
Hoeft’s immediate priority for Wicker Park Logistics will be to build out the necessary operating models to support business process outsourcing and global logistics control towers. These operating models will deliver value beyond just managing cost. They will use technology as a business enabler, provide visibility, and critical notifications to customers to enable them to make better, more informed business decisions for their companies.
”With the best technology in the industry at our fingertips, we can make our system users incredibly efficient, managing high volumes of orders and shipments, using exception management strategies and workflow automation," Hoeft said.
Since its inception in 2021, Wicker Park Logistics has been committed to creating a company culture that integrates technology and proven processes to produce powerful results for customers, carriers, technology partners, and employees alike. With Teri Hoeft as president, the company is set to continue this mission and solidify its position as a leader in the logistics industry.
About Wicker Park Logistics
Wicker Park Logistics is a forward-thinking 3PL, driven by innovative technology, integrity, radical transparency, and the philosophy that nothing comes before service. Our aim is to create a highly integrated, human-centric service offering that brings value to all who interact with the company and builds strategic partnerships with customers and carrier networks. Headquartered in Bloomingdale, Ill., and with another primary office in Chicago, Wicker Park Logistics was founded in 2021. With proven technology behind the scenes, Wicker Park Logistics is a trusted, full-service 3PL on track to rival the largest and most well-known enterprises in logistics. And with that same technology, Wicker Park Logistics is ready for rapid expansion, growth, and strategic partnerships. Visit wickerparklogistics.com.