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.
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