About

We Deliver Best Industry Practices and Winning Solutions

Linq Partners is a group of management consulting professionals who have joined together to serve the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries. The name “Linq” is the foundation of our philosophy –  we link our extensive transportation knowledge and experience to solve our client’s most demanding operational challenges.

We have a deep understanding of what makes transportation and logistics businesses profitable. This expertise comes from our years of working in the industry (more than 85 years combined) and our vast hands-on experience working as consultants and advisors in hundreds of mergers and acquisitions, integration operations, and performance improvement plans. Business owners hire Linq Partners to help them solve their most challenging operational issues while implementing best industry practices.

Linq Partners is very different from other consultants that simply make recommendations. We partner with our clients to advise and implement proven and winning strategies. WE DELIVER WINNING SOLUTIONS, not just advice. Linq incorporates research, strategy, execution, and hands on expertise.


Meet the Lead Consultants

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Chet Hebner

President, Managing Partner

Chet has more than 30 years in the Transportation and Logistics Industry holding leadership positions with some of the most progressive companies in North America where he was responsible for developing, achieving alignment, and executing innovative strategy models that positioned these organizations for aggressive market share growth and profitability. He was the Senior Vice President of Operations as well as Executive Vice President at Stevens Transport in their corporate office in Dallas, Texas where he worked for more than 10 years. He is well versed across all disciplines of Transportation and Logistics and has been responsible for developing innovative technologies that transformed work flows and streamlined processes which resulted in one of the best operating ratios in the industry. For the last decade, he has worked as an Advisor leading Mergers & Acquisitions, Management Consulting, Post Acquisition Integration, as well as conducting highly complex turn-around assignments. Chet holds undergraduate degrees in Industrial Engineering and Economics as well as a Masters Degree In Business Administration.

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Craig Robins

Vice President, Managing Partner

Craig has more than 25 years of experience in the Trucking, Transportation and Logistics industries. For more than a decade he worked for Stevens Transport, one of North America’s largest and most profitable refrigerated trucking companies, in multiple senior level roles including Vice President of Human Resources. In 2002 he formed Robins Consulting, an industry specific Executive Search Firm serving the recruiting needs of Fortune 500 Manufacturers, Distributors, Retailers, 3PL’s and Carriers who move their freight by ground, rail, air, and ocean – both domestically and internationally.

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Michael Lupo

Management Consultant

Mike has over 30 years in the Transportation and Logistics Industry. During his lengthy career he held Senior Level Executive positions at one the nation’s leading logistics companies. Mike spent the majority of his career (27 years) at JB Hunt Transport Services. He served as Vice President of Operations in the DCS Division where he was responsible for the largest operating region in the company, managing budgets and revenue that exceeded $250,000,000. Mike is highly experienced in startup operations, staffing, operational efficiencies and overall fleet, safety and maintenance management. With operational expertise in Dedicated Fleets, Truckload, Intermodal and Final Mile Delivery, Mike’s vast experience brings industry leading best practices to the Linq Team. He was responsible for building top tier management teams that delivered long lasting and profitable results.

 

When choosing a management consulting firm, you should expect a team that understands the unique details of your industry.