Hank Morton, Chief Technology Officer, drives technical solutions, vision and innovation in IT for Umoja Supply Chain Solutions. He brings a passion for helping others, creativity, and a talent for identifying and crafting solutions for real-world challenges to our Umoja team.
Hank began his career in CPG eCommerce for a niche food distributor. Managing the operations, procurement, infrastructure and marketing during the early days of e-tail taught him the importance of taking a holistic view of the role of information systems and technology in business. Hank brought this expertise in IS, technology, logistics and food to his role as Director of IT for McLane Global. This role supported several different verticals of food distribution including 3PL, domestic, international and direct-to-consumer services.
Before joining Umoja, Hank served as Director of IT for Fracht USA. Fracht is the world’s largest privately held freight forwarder and throughout the pandemic, Hank designed and implemented a repositioning of the company with adaptations for remote work. Establishing new communication channels, implementing solutions for a paperless environment and enhancing security for an adapted remote workforce, Hank helped Fracht see continued aggressive growth during this incredibly tumultuous time for the logistics industry. Hank’s extensive experience in warehousing, transportation and operational improvement systems via cutting edge services are a natural fit for Umoja’s needs, vision and impact on communities everywhere.