PayCargo is the number one financial platform for moving money and vital remittance information between payers and vendors.

PayCargo’s online solution allows you to move cargo quicker and reduce payment costs more than any other platform available. Our patented technology effortlessly registers your company so that you can immediately start making payments to your freight vendors. We have over 2,500 vendors in our network including major ocean carriers such as Hapag Lloyd and Hamburg Sud; air cargo providers like Air France, LAN Cargo, Swissport, Air General, and Total Air; and hundreds of terminals and CFS stations. Over 1,000 of these vendors release the cargo within an hour after receiving the “Payment Approval” alert from PayCargo. All other vendors release cargo no later than the next morning.

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Management Team

Lionel van der Walt

Chief Executive Officer – The Americas

Lionel van der Walt has more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience. Lionel van der Walt has more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience. He spent the early part of his career in the South African Air Force and later over a decade with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), where he held various leadership roles based out of South Africa, Spain and the United States, including President of Cargo Network Services Corp. (CNS), IATA’s U.S. cargo subsidiary. Post CNS, he served as Chief Executive Officer at the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC). He also served as a member of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and PayCargo’s Board of Directors. Currently Lionel is President and Chief Executive Officer, Americas at PayCargo and serves as a member of the PayCargo EU, the RCI Foundation and the Clayton Youth Rugby Club’s Boards of Directors. He holds an MBA in Strategy and General Management from Milpark Business School in South Africa and qualified both as an Air Traffic Controller as well as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician earlier in his career.

Juan C. Dieppa

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Mr. Dieppa is dedicated to PayCargo's go-to-market strategy and has operational responsibility for all department areas. He coordinates the planning process and implementation of strategic initiatives with other senior managers, including marketing and brand positioning.

Jason Weber

Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Weber is uniquely suited to his role as Chief Legal Officer of PayCargo because his background as the founder of Xander Law Group, P.A., one of South Florida’s fastest growing law firms. His experience as a commercial litigator makes him an astute problem solver and negotiator. Mr. Weber has represented PayCargo since 2013 and has been an active member of the management team since 2016. Mr. Weber’s responsibilities include overseeing legal initiatives in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Mr. Weber is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Business and the Rutgers School of Law and he successfully matriculated at the University of Miami’s Real Estate Development LLM program.

Henry Del Riego

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Del Riego attended the University of Miami where he received a Bachelor in Business Administration and Master of Science in Accounting degrees. In addition Mr. Del Riego also attended Nova Southeastern University where he received a Master of Science in Management Information Systems degree. His career in academic and healthcare administration spans over thirty five years with more than twenty five years in senior management positions. He has extensive experience in the finance field having worked in three medical schools and a major hospital system in senior finance positions. He is well versed in accounting principles, grant/contract management, budgeting and financial administration.

Timothy Walton

Vice President of Sales

Mr. Walton is responsible for the 3PLs and Beneficial Cargo Owners sales divisions. With over 20 years of international sales and operational management experience in the logistics industry, Mr. Walton has managed offshore offices for ocean carriers such as Sea Land, Crowley and NPR.

Brian Akers

Vice President & Sales – The Americas

Brian comes to us from CAI Logistics where he was Vice President of International Logistics. He previously served 12 years with DHL in various global leadership roles most resent being as the Americas Vice President of business development for DHL Global Forwarding since March 2015. Prior to that he was Head of Transportation Sourcing for DHL Global Business Services. Mr. Akers has over 15 years logistics experience globally and across multiple modes including Air Freight, Ocean Freight, 3PL services, Supply Chain Solutions, 3rd Party Procurement. He earned his B.A. from the University of Dayton and has served as a member of the United States Coast Guard.

Thomas Vieweg

Chief Growth Officer

Thomas is an experienced entrepreneur. His dual-background in technology and finance matched with experience in startups has consistently helped him drive growth and enhance profitability for multiple startup companies. Throughout his career, Thomas has been an investor, advisor and consultant to cutting edge technology companies.

Olivier Carissimo

Vice President of Technology

Mr. Carissimo is responsible for managing the PayCargo system. He began his career as a web developer and grew to become an application architecture specialist, which took him around the world to places such as North Africa and Southeast Asia. After being based in Paris for 12 years, he founded his own firm in Miami. The team has been evolving, and has grown to have a client list of over 40 clients since 2015. Today as part of the PayCargo team, Mr. Carissimo runs the development team and looks to apply upcoming innovations in technology to concrete projects.

Board of Directors

Vision & Mission

Our vision is to revolutionize the efficiency of the worldwide movement of goods and material shipped
via land, sea or air through the use of PayCargo's propriety online payment solution.

Our mission is to work within the freight shipping industry to facilitate the delivery of cargo via our secure, cost effective
and patented payment platform to improve the speed and profitability of their business.


Our Partners

About IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. IATA supports many areas of aviation activity and helps formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

On March 12, 2019, PayCargo LLC announced an agreement with IATA, the trade association for the world’s airlines, to jointly offer the Air Cargo Industry an advanced and efficient payment and settlement system: The IATA-PayCargo System.

The latest announcement allows customers worldwide to benefit from the ability to make fast, online payments as well as have immediate access to settlement data.


About CNS

Cargo Network Services Corp. (CNS), a subsidiary of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is dedicated to the entire air logistics chain by providing a unique set of business solutions that meet the requirements of the Air Cargo Industry in the United States, and PayCargo LLC, have partnered to offer the U.S. Air Cargo Industry a new innovative and efficient payment solution for Imports into the U.S. called the PayCargo-CNS System.

With the PayCargo-CNS System importers will be able to make online payments within minutes, and the payment data will flow to the Airline immediately allowing the importer to pick up their cargo at the airport facility within one (1) hour for a simple flat fee of $5.00 per transaction. The Airlines will receive their funds from PayCargo-CNS overnight and see their funds in their bank account the next morning.



CHAMP is a leading supplier of integrated IT solutions to the air freight community. CHAMP has been providing outstanding service and a wide range of innovative IT solutions to the industry for over 30 years.

The integration between CHAMP and PayCargo API is one of a kind, it allows CHAMP's users of Cargo Management Application Services (Air Operational Systems) to view PayCargo transactions. They can now quickly check if a client has made a payment via the PayCargo system and authorize the release of cargo. Simply put, the PayCargo CHAMP API integration enables users of the CHAMP system to benefit from PayCargo without leaving their native CHAMP environment.

CHAMP is a Strategic Partner of PayCargo.


About Unisys

Unisys is a global information technology company that builds high-performance, security-centric solutions for the most digitally demanding businesses and governments on Earth. Unisys offerings include security software and services; digital transformation and workplace services; industry applications and services; and innovative software operating environments for high-intensity enterprise computing.

By adding payment capabilities into Unisys software, PayCargo gives users on both sides of a transaction visibility into billing, which will enable them to address any issues immediately and make payments more efficiently.


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