Richard “Dick” DiStasio has been appointed chief executive officer of Orlando, Fla.-based Intelligent Global Pooling Systems.

DiStasio’s experience includes more than 30 years in manufacturing, distribution, and service companies. iGPS operates the world’s first pallet rental service that provides recyclable, plastic pallets with embedded radio frequency tags.

“I am thrilled to be joining iGPS, a company that is leading an exciting paradigm shift in the world’s supply chain,” DiStasio said. “iGPS’ innovative pallet and its associated tracking and tracing capabilities are truly revolutionizing how products are being shipped in North America. The marketplace’s enthusiastic response to iGPS—and its world-class customers—is a tremendous base from which to accelerate the company’s growth.”

Formerly the operating advisor to Chicago-based Arbor Investments, a private equity firm, DiSasio served as president, CEO, and chairman of USF Corporation, formerly USFreightways Corporation, Chicago.

DiStasio’s experience also includes the position of CEO for global operations of Martin-Brower Company, Rosemont, Ill., the largest distributor of products to McDonald’s Corporation.