Rick Hainlen Red Classic


Vice President, Pricing Strategy and Network Optimization

Rick Hainlen joined Red Classic in 2021 and currently serves as Vice President of Pricing Strategy and Network Optimization. In this role, Rick is responsible for driving the strategic direction and execution of Red Classic’s pricing and yield management functions with the goal of increasing profitability and network balance.

Rick is a veteran transportation leader, bringing years of experience in pricing and network strategy as well as customer service and operations. Rick began his career as a professional driver for a small regional carrier in Minnesota and has held numerous leadership positions at Anderson Trucking Service, Contract Freighters Inc., Celadon and PAM Transportation.