As a senior leader with over twenty five years of general management and growth leadership, Richard Metzler has extensive experience and knowledge in Parcel, various modes of freight transportation, third party logistics and e-Commerce logistics.
He has launched major initiatives in e-commerce delivery, white glove delivery and other value-added product innovations on a global basis. Mr. Metzler also M&A experience on a US and global basis and worked extensively with private equity, debt financing and venture capital as a senior leader in portfolio companies and advising on individual investments and divestitures.
Since 2018 he has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lone Star Overnight where he led the company from negative cash flow to significant profitability and growth by rebuilding and refocusing the company on e-commerce deliveries for both Business-to-Business and Business-to-consumer e-commerce merchants.
Mr. Metzler has also served in senior executive roles to include XPO, Greatwide Logistics, APL Logistics, DHL and FedEx and has had P&L responsibility for businesses as large as $800 million in annual revenue. He is currently on the boards of iGPS Logistics and Flash Global Logistics and has been a past board member of XGS, NAL Group, Scan Data Systems, APL Logistics, FedEx Logistics Europe and Vascor Ltd.