Donn Deffebach

Donn Deffebach

A 12 year veteran of HP, Mr. Deffebach has held leadership positions in Alliance Management, Global Managed Services contract negotiations and Account Management.  He is currently leading the advisory practice for HP in freight and logistics focused primarily on freight operators, 3PLs, 4PLs and Class 1 railroads.   Mr. Deffebach has a proven record of creating value for HP clients and driving innovation in solutions and business models to better meet the business and operating challenges of the clients.   Prior to joining HP, Mr. Deffebach spent 20+ years in the transportation and natural resource industries including senior positions with GE, Southern Pacific RR, Greenbrier Companies (a global rail and transport equipment manufacturer and leasing concern), and Marine Terminals Corp (a major terminal operating company).  He grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, has a degree in Business Administration from Lewis and Clark College. He currently lives in Portland, OR.  

Manage Your Information

Mar 3, 2015
This is the final of the third part series by Donn Deffebach. Find out how to manage your information.

Long-range Itinerary Generation Enhances Operation

Feb 24, 2015
This is a second of the third part series by Donn Deffebach. Find out what the benefits of looking farther ahead during the planning cycle are.

Plan Better Truck Routes

Feb 17, 2015
It’s not so long ago that route planning, fleet optimization, and driver allocation relied almost exclusively on the guile, instincts, and experience of operations managers and dispatch personnel.