About
PayCargo

We simplify the payment process for faster cargo movement.

PayCargo is the number one financial platform for moving money and vital remittance information between payers and vendors.

PayCargo’s online solution allows you to move cargo faster and reduce payment costs more than any other platform available.

Our patented technology effortlessly registers your company so that you can immediately start making payments to your freight providers.

We have over 5,000 logistics vendors in our network including major ocean carriers such as Hapag Lloyd and Hamburg Süd; air cargo providers like Air France, LAN Cargo, Swissport, Air General, and Total Air; and hundreds of terminals and CFS stations. Over 1,000 of these Vendors release the cargo within an hour of receiving the “Payment Approval” alert from PayCargo. All other Vendors release cargo no later than the following morning.

For a more secure, efficient way to reduce costs associated with payment processing and to eliminate the traditional resource-intensive system of requesting, printing, mailing and delivering checks, wire transfers or cash, join other leading freight shipping companies and sign up with PayCargo today.

We make it as easy as Ship, Click, and Pay.

Executive Management Team

Eduardo Del Riego

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Global

Eduardo Del Riego

Mr. Del Riego began his career in the freight industry in 1974. In 1999, after successfully launching and managing a series of freight companies, including building a U.S.... logistics company with over $100 million in revenue, Mr. Del Riego transitioned into the software business founding Athena Information Systems. After the sale of Athena, he headed Active Freight as President growing the company seven-fold prior to joining PayCargo as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June 2013.

Juan C. Dieppa

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Mr. Dieppa joined PayCargo in 2007 and co-founded, created and continues to design the online freight payment system for the cargo and shipping industry.... As COO, Mr. Dieppa is dedicated to PayCargo's go-to-market strategy and has operational responsibility for all department areas. He coordinates the planning process and implementation of strategic initiatives with other senior managers, including marketing and brand positioning.

Thomas Vieweg

Chief Growth Officer

Thomas joined PayCargo in September 2016 as Vice President of Business Development before taking on the role as Chief Growth Officer in June 2019. He is... an experienced entrepreneur. His dual-background in technology and finance matched with experience in startups has consistently helped him drive growth and enhance profitability for multiple startup companies. Throughout his career, Thomas has been an investor, advisor and consultant to cutting edge technology companies.

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Lionel van der Walt

Chief Commercial Officer

Lionel van der Walt has more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience. He spent the early part of his career in the South African Air Force... and later over a decade with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), where he held various leadership roles based out of South Africa, Spain and the United States, including President of Cargo Network Services Corp. (CNS), IATA’s U.S. cargo subsidiary. Post CNS, he served as CEO at the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC). He served as a member of PayCargo’s Board of Directors and most recently as CEO, Americas at PayCargo. He serves in the RCI Foundation and the Clayton Youth Rugby Club’s Boards of Directors. He holds an MBA in Strategy and General Management from Milpark Business School in South Africa and qualified both as an Air Traffic Controller, and an Aircraft Maintenance Technician earlier in his career.

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Marta Ramirez

Global Vice President Human Resources

Ms. Ramirez joined PayCargo in December 2020 and brings over 25 years of experience in the transport and logistics... industry, including multiple HR leadership roles at American Airlines, DHL, IATA, Geodis, and most recently DB Schenker, where she was Chief Human Resources Officer, Region Americas. Ms. Ramirez has demonstrated a unique ability to enhance employee experiences with creative solutions for customer service and talent management as a trusted people advisor. Her robust operations industry background, combined with her knowledge of Human Resources and passion for people, are key-proficiencies she implements to execute the people strategy for PayCargo. She earned a MIBA from Nova Southeastern University, and a Bachelor's in communications from Trinity International University.

Jason Weber

Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Weber is ideally suited to his role as Chief Legal Officer of PayCargo due to his background as the founder of Xander Law Group, P.A., one of ... South Florida’s fastest growing law firms. His experience as a commercial litigator makes him an astute problem solver and negotiator. Mr. Weber has represented PayCargo since 2013 and has been an active member of the management team since 2016. Mr. Weber’s responsibilities include overseeing legal initiatives in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Mr. Weber is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Business and the Rutgers School of Law and he successfully matriculated at the University of Miami’s Real Estate Development LLM program.

Henry Del Riego

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Del Riego joined PayCargo in June 2019 and has extensive experience in the finance field having worked in three medical schools and a major hospital... system in senior finance positions. His career in academic and healthcare administration spans over thirty-five years with more than twenty-five years in senior management positions. Mr. Del Riego attended the University of Miami where he received a Bachelor in Business Administration and Master of Science in Accounting degrees. In addition Mr. Del Riego also attended Nova Southeastern University where he received a Master of Science in Management Information Systems degree.

Doug Schmidt

Chief Technology & Information Officer

Doug Schmidt is the Founder of Metaprise, the virtual market platform that connects investors and corporate... partners with private companies. Doug is also an active mentor and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at multiple global accelerator companies, advisor for growth-stage startups, and an advisor at Venture Capital Firms. Before becoming an entrepreneur and business owner, Doug worked as Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for nearly 30 years for some of the world's largest public companies including CNET Networks, CBS Interactive, Pearson PLC, and Dentsu.

Management Team

Timothy Walton

Vice President of Sales

Mr. Walton joined PayCargo as Vice President of Sales in 2013 after leaving Maritime Software Solutions where he was Vice President of Sales for two years. He is... responsible for the 3PLs and Beneficial Cargo Owners sales divisions. With over 20 years of international sales and operational management experience in the logistics industry, Mr. Walton has managed offshore offices for ocean carriers such as Sea Land, Crowley and NPR.

Ken Nieze

Vice President of Sales, West Coast USA

Mr Nieze joined PayCargo in October 2020 having over 30 years of professional commercial experience in logistics and technology. He has served in the industry... from various countries and leadership positions from SVP Global Sales at Kuehne + Nagel based in Switzerland to VP Stategic Accounts recently at Agility Logistics in Switzerland and Seattle, WA. He earned his B.A from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in production management, certified in commercial leadership from Wharton Business School and earned his MBA in Supply Chain Management at ETH, Zurich Switzerland.

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Leonardo Hanon

Vice President of Operations

Leo Hanon oversees the day-to-day operations mainly related to Customer Experience and the different internal processes. Mr. Hanon started developing... the PayCargo – CNS partnership, setting the groundwork with the airlines on integrating their systems with the PayCargo-CNS system. Prior to PayCargo, Leo Hanon worked at IATA for 11 years at IATA leading the Financial Distribution Services Division, which processed and settled USD 35 billion per year of airline revenues in the Travel Agency Program and the Cargo Program. Mr. Hanon has a proven record of accomplishments in diverse industries such as Aviation Financial Distribution Services, Courier Express airline Transportation, Maritime Shipping Transportation, and Entrepreneurial projects, all from Engineering, Commercial and Management functions.

Board of Directors

Larry Brandt

Chairman of the Board

Throughout Mr. Brandt’s career starting in 1979, he founded, expanded, managed, and sold a series of successful tire dealerships. He is currently President of the United Tire Group and runs a... consulting firm, Brandt Marketing, directed towards tire dealers and remains active in the industry. Mr. Brandt is also the co-chair for TIA’s Environmental Action Committee.

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Michael White

Board Director

Michael White is the Founder and President of Trade Network Consultants LLC. He is a proven leader in the air transport industries efforts to improve air cargo security, e-commerce growth, IT... development, industry advocacy and operational excellence. He has also held several senior management positions with Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Cargo Service Center, the Air Transport Association, SkyLink USA and Cargo Network Services. Michael has served on several key government and industry committees and working groups including the Gore Commission TWA 800 working group on air cargo security, member of the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee air cargo working group and the Canadian Cross Border Harmonization task force. He serves in his second term as a member of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) after appointment by the Secretaries of the US Department of Homeland Security and US Treasury. Michael has been declared by many as the “e”vangilist for the movement to move to full electronic paper documents in air transport. He also a leader in the development of the air cargo security known shipper program and the indirect air carrier security program. He was worked closely with US Customs on the development of the Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program to ensure a secure supply chain. Michael has been recognized over the years for his work including being awarded the Airforwarders Association’s Jim Foster Award for Excellence, the IATA Six Star Award nominee, the Air Transport Association Bravo Zulu Award for dedication, the United Airlines Cargo Safety Award and recognition for his work with the FBI.

Mitchell P. Baxt

Board Director

Mr. Baxt is a Global Logistics Management Professional with over 30 years of successful experience encompassing responsibilities in International Freight Forwarding and Export Management ... Risk Management and Business Development. His long-time relationships with major carriers and shippers makes him an invaluable asset in the overall commercial strategy of PayCargo.

Cory Bricker

Board Director

Mr. Bricker has more than 20 years of executive payments and logistics experience. He started his career at Arthur Andersen where he became the Regional Specialist for the JD Edwards transportation module... He later moved to Cass Information Systems where he has held several key roles including heading sales of their flagship freight audit and payment business unit, leading Cass’ supply chain finance efforts, head of corporate development and most recently heading their integrated payments business unit where services are provided to some of the nation’s best fintech providers.

Kevin Tice

Board Director

Mr. Tice is Co-Founder of Temperance Partners, a private investment firm focusing on investments in the financial services sector, as well as advising high net worth families. He was a Board member... of Banyan Partners LLC until its sale to Boston Private Financial Holdings in 2014, and is currently a Board member of PayCargo Finance L.P.

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Eduardo Del Riego

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Global

Mr. Del Riego began his career in the freight industry in 1974. In 1999, after successfully launching and managing a series of freight companies, including building a U.S. logistics company with... over $100 million in revenue, Mr. Del Riego transitioned into the software business founding Athena Information Systems. After the sale of Athena, he headed Active Freight as President growing the company seven-fold prior to joining PayCargo as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June 2013.

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Ryan Hinkle

Insight Board Member

Ryan Hinkle joined Insight Partners in 2004 as an Investment Analyst and is currently a Managing Director on the Firm’s Investment Committee. Ryan focuses on many deal types including... growth equity, leveraged buyout, growth buyout, and platform roll-up transactions. His current and prior investments include such vertical and horizontal markets as collaborative work orchestration, supply chain visibility, technology training, mobile enablement, vertical ERP, industry-specific payment solutions, and many others. In addition to his investment activities, Ryan works closely with Insight’s COO on internal operations, head of human capital on all junior recruiting and mentorship, and mid-level investment team colleagues on sourcing best practices. Ryan has appeared on Yahoo Finance, published in Forbes, has been named to GrowthCap’s list of Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors numerous times, and recognized on Private Equity International’s Future 40 list.

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David H. Rowe

Board Observer

Mr. Rowe is a board observer for PayCargo, and he is currently a managing partner at AE Industrial Partners, LP. Mr. Rowe co-founded AE Industrial’s predecessor firm, AeroEquity Partners, Inc., in 1998 and... has been involved in all of the firm’s investments since inception. Mr. Rowe also currently sits on the boards of Belcan, Dynamic Precision Group, Global Jet Capital, GSP, Kellstrom and Triman. Prior to co-founding AE Industrial, Mr. Rowe was an Executive Vice President at Gulfstream Financial Services Corp., where he created a leasing portfolio for its parent, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. Previously, Mr. Rowe spent 12 years at GE Aerospace and GE Capital, where he managed a multi-billion dollar portfolio of commercial aircraft and engine assets with responsibility for fleet management, repossessions, trading and restructuring asset portfolios. Mr. Rowe graduated from GE’s Financial Management Program and received a BA from Tulane University.

Vision & Mission

Our vision is to revolutionize the efficiency of the worldwide movement of goods and material shipped via land, sea or air through the use of PayCargo’s propriety online payment solution.

Our mission is to work within the freight shipping industry to facilitate the delivery of cargo via our secure, cost effective and patented payment platform to improve the speed and profitability of our customers’ businesses.

Our Partners

About Unisys

Unisys is a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most digitally demanding businesses and governments on Earth.

Unisys offerings include security software and services; digital transformation and workplace services; industry applications and services; and innovative software operating environments for high-intensity enterprise computing.

By adding payment capabilities into Unisys software, PayCargo gives users on both sides of a transaction visibility into billing, which will enable them to address any issues immediately and make payments more efficiently.

About CHAMP

CHAMP is a leading supplier of integrated IT solutions to the air freight community. CHAMP has been providing outstanding service and a wide range of innovative IT solutions to the industry for over 30 years.

The integration between CHAMP and PayCargo API is one of a kind, it allows CHAMP’s users of Cargo Management Application Services (Air Operational Systems) to view PayCargo transactions. They can now quickly check if a client has made a payment via the PayCargo system and authorize the release of cargo.

Simply put, the PayCargo CHAMP API integration enables users of the CHAMP system to benefit from PayCargo without leaving their native CHAMP environment.

CHAMP is a Strategic Partner of PayCargo.

Our Clients

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