Heather Mueller

Chief Operating Officer, Breakthrough

Heather creates data-driven value for Breakthrough clients through our transportation supply chain solutions. In addition, Heather oversees Breakthrough’s Applied Knowledge team, bringing market information to clients that drives a more strategic approach into their transportation energy and supply chain management strategies.

Biography


Heather Mueller is Breakthrough’s Chief Operating Officer for freight solutions. She leads the execution and delivery of both our Network Intelligence service offering and the development of our strategic transportation platform, FELIX. Mueller's leadership helps us push the boundaries of traditional freight management practices by ensuring that all of our teams remain dedicated to Breakthrough's spirit of innovation. Additionally, Mueller oversees and collaborates with our Applied Knowledge team to leverage Breakthrough's powerful dataset to reveal new industry insights and advance thought leadership in the industry.

Mueller has been recognized as one of the first Women in Supply Chain Award recipients from Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine. She has also been featured as a valued expert in multiple publications including: SupplyChainBrain, FreightWaves, Progressive Grocer, and more.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago-Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

Heather is a Subject-Matter Expert in:

Technological innovations in the transportation industry

Improving and innovating the transportation RFP process

Addressing and adapting RFP freight contracts

How a pandemic-driven recession could affect the energy market and the supply chain

How agile supply chains are shifting to meet consumer demand

And more.

Videos Featuring Heather’s Expertise


Freight
February 9, 2021
A New Approach to Contract Freight
Freight
June 24, 2019
Root Cause of Non-Compliance

Articles By Heather