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Reusable pallet provider RM2 adds Wayne Cochran as COO

Provider of smart, IoT-enabled pallets adds veteran operations executive

Wayne Cochran, RM2 COO
Wayne Cochran, RM2 COO

Smart, reusable pallet provider RM2 has announced that Wayne Cochran has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Cochran brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in high-growth operations and is particularly skilled at optimizing manufacturing processes rapidly to meet demand, RM2 stated. He is also known for his ability to build and lead effective teams, delivering improvement in financial and operational performance metrics.

“I’m thrilled to join the RM2 leadership team at this incredible inflection point in the company’s story,” says Cochran. “RM2 has a great product in BLOCKPal and a strong customer base that’s fueling demand for more and more of their IoT pallets, and I’m looking forward to helping scale operations to meet this demand.”

Cochran started his career as a design engineer for Motorola with a BSEE from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He later received his MBA from Arizona State University’s WP Carey School of Business and holds certificates in Negotiations and Management from Harvard University’s Schools of Law and Business. Throughout his career, Wayne has also worked for Intel, Badger Technologies, and Jabil.

“Wayne’s skillset is a perfect fit for RM2,” adds Kevin Mazula, CEO of RM2, “His expertise and experience will help RM2 continue to thrive and meet the increasing market demand for our solutions. I’m honored to welcome Wayne our team.”

RM2's embeds autonomous IoT sensor technology in its hygienic BLOCKPal composite pallets. IoT sensor data are transmitted to the cloud via the LTE-M network, making visible the pallet’s location and condition both indoors and in transit without requiring any additional hardware or IT development or training. RM2’s cloud-based supply chain intelligence platform captures and contextualizes location, temperature, shock and event data, giving customers supply chain visibility and clear, actionable insights in real time. RM2 issues, retrieves and sanitizes more than 1.5 million reusable IoT pallets annually through a nationwide network of over 30 service facilities comprising a sustainable pallet pooling system.

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