• Cargo Positions for Further Expansion with Key Executive Team Hires

    Cargo Positions for Further Expansion with Key Executive Team Hires

    Cargo, one of the nation’s premier B2B marketing agencies, today announced plans to expand the company’s marketing solutions and services portfolio to better serve current and future clients and continue the rapid growth Cargo has experienced in recent months. To help guide and support these efforts, Peter Coles was named Director of Operations and Peter Bacigalupi is Cargo’s new Director of Digital Innovation. After being named one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies in 2020, Cargo continued to expand in 2021, increasing its employee headcount from 35 employees to 65 (86%). In addition to today’s leadership team hires, Cargo has added more staff to their digital, account services, creative, and production teams in both their U.S. and Canadian offices. The expansion has been bolstered by a series of new business wins. Peter Coles comes to Cargo from EP+Co where he served as their Executive Vice President, Director of Operations. At Cargo, Mr. Coles’ responsibilities will include evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the agency’s current organizational structure in the U.S. and Canada. This includes working with the CEO and business unit leaders to rationalize the global staffing plan and review, refine, and formalize “best practice” operating procedures and processes. Additionally, Mr. Coles will oversee all of Cargo’s facilities planning, management, and maintenance functions, as well as all vendor and supplier relationships. Peter Bacigalupi brings a wealth of experience in digital strategy, software development, and information systems to his new appointment with Cargo. He is charged with leading the growth and development of the digital innovation team and delivering customer-centric software applications, tools, and platforms to support digital communication, collaboration, content distribution, and transaction processing. Before joining Cargo, Mr. Bacigalupi served as Director of Research at ACS Technologies and built and led the team that designed and delivered all data integration, analytics, and reporting solutions. Previously, he held positions at such organizations as Mission Health System, Epicor Software Corp, and Workforce Connections.

    Cargo Website, 01/04/2022

  • Cargo Strengthens Toronto Office, Lands New Creative Director

    Cargo Strengthens Toronto Office, Lands New Creative Director

    In a move that will extend the capabilities and capacity of their Toronto office and further bolster the agency’s dramatic expansion, Cargo today announced the hiring of award-winning creative director, Mirko Greenwood. A former creative director at the Oliver Agency, Greenwood has been tapped to oversee and grow Cargo Canada’s creative team, expand the agency’s creative strategy, process, output, and effectiveness, as well as support the agency’s new business efforts in Canada. He will report to Rocky French, Cargo’s Global Creative Lead.

    Cargo, 11/10/2021

  • 54% of SMBs Considering Switching Telecom Providers to Meet COVID Challenges

    54% of SMBs Considering Switching Telecom Providers to Meet COVID Challenges

    Fifty-four percent of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are considering switching their internet and phone providers as they struggle to overcome the lingering effects of COVID-19 on their businesses. According to the latest “Heads Up” study from Cargo and Phase 5, as SMBs increasingly shift to a remote workforce, online shopping, and a global reach, their dependence on Internet and phone service providers has been become more important than ever. Consequently, SMBs are willing to switch providers if they don’t feel they are getting the solutions they need.

    Cargo, 10/28/2021

  • Small Businesses Hit by Supply Chain Woes Spending More to Overcome Issues

    Small Businesses Hit by Supply Chain Woes Spending More to Overcome Issues

    In the midst of having to navigate waves of COVID-19 and lockdowns, 87% of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have maintained, or spent more, on transportation, logistics, and expediting to overcome shortages -- this according to the “Logistics: Heads Up” study from Cargo, and their research partner Phase 5.

    Cargo, 10/08/2021

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  • Toby Stansell

    Toby Stansell

    CEO

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