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The company’s directors and staff have also operated and successfully completed many projects in some of the worlds more demanding regions, such as Caspian Region and Central Asia. The completion of these projects has called for our staff to be multi-disciplined and conversant with all modes of transportation.

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Wildcat Logistics is a premier non-asset based third-party logistics provider with capabilities to work with companies nationwide in facilitating their in-bound and out-bound freight shipments. Our main goal is to provide superior service at the most competitive rate possible. We do not strive to have the cheapest rates available, but we do strive to have the best service in the industry to our clients. Customer care, honesty, and integrity are the cornerstones and foundation on which Wildcat Logistics LLC is built and operated. We do our best to take the hassle and worries out of freight shipments for our clients, giving them more time to concentrate on their business and production.

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Cloud Technology: A Game Changer in the Logistics Sector

Article | August 8, 2022

The logistics sector is experiencing a significant technological shift similar to that of all other industries due to the growing need for remote work solutions. Social networking, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based logistics, and other technological advancements are reshaping the logistics industry and moving it in a new direction. Additionally, the supply chain and logistics as a whole are greatly influenced by factors like transportation and digital transformation. Modern digital technology is fundamentally altering how various sectors function. Increased connectivity amongst the people has also increased the needs of customers, created new purchasing habits, and gave birth to an entirely new industry as a whole, e-commerce. The Shift Towards the Could Technology Over the past few years, the transportation and logistics industry has witnessed a shift towards digitization as more and more people have access to the internet and computer for day-to-day work. From online grocery stores to local delivery apps and even on-demand airport shuttle services, the adoption of cloud technologies has given a viable solution to customers and businesses at a lower cost than before. As a growing number of businesses reevaluate their use of innovative technologies, cloud computing is becoming an increasingly serious and practical choice. The cloud is of significant use in the world of freight transportation and logistics, as it stores crucial shipping information that can be accessed at any time via transportation management systems from anywhere. The technology is emerging as a game changer for the businesses operating in the logistics industry. Here is a list of benefits cloud technologies offer: Logistical space planning Real-time package updates Leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) Vehicle health monitoring E-ticketing management Final Thought Cloud-based solutions have enormous potential to improve operational and financial efficiency in the transportation and logistics industry. Some facets of cloud-based solutions also have the ability to transform the overall shipping experience altogether. Assessing the merits of this technology, a large number of leading businesses are incorporating it for applications such as fleet-specific planning, shipment optimization, faster delivery, and others. In the coming years, cloud-based solutions are likely to become very popular in the supply chain industry as they keep getting better.

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Autonomous Robots: The Future of Warehousing & Logistics

Article | July 20, 2022

Autonomous robots have transitioned from a futuristic system that only a few enterprises could afford to a sustainable, well-established solution in a wide assortment of warehouse automation projects in recent years. With the flourishing transportation and logistics industry and increasing e-commerce penetration worldwide, innovative technologies are revealing promising opportunities throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Automation: Driving Value in the Supply Chain Historically, autonomous robots have been used to perform tedious and repetitive tasks, necessitating sophisticated programming for setup and incorporation while lacking the dexterity to easily adjust operations. As autonomous robots become more intelligent, their setup times decrease, they need less monitoring, and they are able to work alongside their human counterparts. The benefits for the future supply chain are increasing as autonomous robots become more capable of working day and night with more consistent levels of productivity and quality and performing tasks that individuals should not, cannot, or do not want to do. Autonomous robots drive advancements and add value to the supply chain, primarily by increasing revenue potential and lowering direct and indirect operating costs. Autonomous robots, in particular, can assist: Boost efficiency and productivity. Lower risk, error frequency, and rework rates. Enhance employee safety in high-risk workplaces. Handle low-value, routine tasks so people can work together on strategic projects that can't be done by machines. Raise revenue by optimizing order fulfillment rates, and delivery speed, and, ultimately, increasing customer satisfaction. Sneak Peek into the Future of Autonomous Robot Autonomous robots are expected to witness strong growth in the coming years. These robots will become more common in the future supply chain as technology advances, allowing them to operate with more human-like abilities. Improvements in haptic sensors, for example, will enable these robots to grasp objects varying from multi-surfaced metal assembly parts to fragile eggshells without requiring changes to robotic components or programming. This will encourage companies operating in the industry to increase their research and development activities and introduce innovative and advanced supply chain technologies.

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Complexities Triggering Technological Advancement in Transport & Logistics

Article | April 19, 2022

Over the past decade, transportation and logistics have witnessed an immense transformation, from using automotive vehicles to drones and paper tags to advanced geotags. Also, the introduction of novel technologies and incorporation of innovative solutions such as artificial intelligence and blockchain has further reshaped the sector. How is Rising Complexity Triggering the Adoption of Novel Technologies? Today's supply chain is, in a word, complex. It has so many complexities, from ever-rising consumer expectations and disruptive events to globalized sourcing and omnichannel demand, that it is now being compared to a modern-day Gordian knot. With complexity comes ambiguity, particularly in the transportation and logistics industry. For instance, importers are expected to find cost-effective and efficient ways to transport goods from manufacturing facilities, which are frequently located halfway around the world, to distribution centers and then, ultimately, into the hands of consumers. In addition, e-commerce has further added to the complexity by introducing new channels into the jumble along with the introduction of same-day or next-day delivery standards with higher transparency and tracking features by leading players such as eBay, Walmart, and Amazon Here are a few prominent technologies assisting logistics companies to counter these complexities. Data Analytics Big data analytics aids in the more accurate and efficient planning of operational processes, services, and strategies, allowing businesses to align with emerging consumer needs. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning AI and Machine Learning have become the most sought-after tech in the transportation food chain. It assists businesses in enhancing operational functionality, boosting productivity and speed, designing optimal transit networks and routes, and improving safety through predictive risk calculation and elimination. The Internet of Things (IoT) With the rising need for transparency and tracking of shipped goods, IoT is garnering immense popularity across the transportation and logistics sector. It enables businesses to monitor and track their goods in real-time with the help of geo-tagging, RFID tags, and GPS, resulting in fewer delays in deliveries.

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Predicting the Future of the Logistics Industry

Article | July 8, 2022

Introduction From warehouse robots to delivery drones, the supply chain is experiencing a tremendous upheaval. AI promises a totally autonomous and self-organized future supply chain. A fleet of vehicles utilizing a swarm algorithm can enhance cargo yard throughput; a trusted peer-to-peer ledger on blockchain architecture could change compliance in the sector; and wearables, mobile robotics, and machine learning technologies could speed up order fulfilment. IOT e-brokerage solutions can link shops to couriers and transporters with a click. Tomorrow's supply chain will be leaner, quicker, and self-organized. A few innovative technologies will fuel this unparalleled rate of change over the next 15 years. Here are the major technologies that are shaping the future of the logistics industry. Logistics Technologies for the Future Shipment Tracking Systems Previously, customers ordered shipments, had an anticipated arrival date, and then were kept in the dark until they chose to call. Customers can now access shipping and tracking systems around-the-clock due to developments in the internet and software. This not only enhances the customer experience (cx), but it also saves the business time and money. Internet of Things (IoT) The IoT reduces costs and delays by minimizing hazards in the supply chain. Cabs, cargo ships, trains, etc., have sensors that link to an alarm system or dispatcher. These sensors analyze and communicate information to the crew, who learns about hidden threats. IoT isn't a new technology, but it continues to influence logistics by improving in-transit visibility and delivery. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID technology has been used for a few years to monitor inventories labor-efficiently. A product tag or sensor produces radio waves. The company processes the data. RFID tags are similar to barcodes, but their faster information transport and data processing appeal to companies and the direction of technology. Many organizations use RFID tags to track containers in warehouses. Enhanced GPS Accuracy Almost everyone utilizes GPS on their vehicles or smartphones. These devices' accuracy has improved over time, assisting lost drivers and enhancing the supply chain. By monitoring truck locations and boosting hauls with current traffic data, GPS increases efficiency and customer satisfaction. Closing Lines Unprecedented times have produced unprecedented transformations that will last for generations. Changing demographics, technology improvements, and COVID-19 impacts are altering global supply networks. We must understand the driving factors and act on what we learn to adapt and rise to the situation. For the sake of our current workforce and future generations.

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Wildcat Logistics is a premier non-asset based third-party logistics provider with capabilities to work with companies nationwide in facilitating their in-bound and out-bound freight shipments. Our main goal is to provide superior service at the most competitive rate possible. We do not strive to have the cheapest rates available, but we do strive to have the best service in the industry to our clients. Customer care, honesty, and integrity are the cornerstones and foundation on which Wildcat Logistics LLC is built and operated. We do our best to take the hassle and worries out of freight shipments for our clients, giving them more time to concentrate on their business and production.

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ProShip to Incorporate CMS GlobalSoft’s WorldLink as Additional Product Offering

ProShip | September 19, 2022

ProShip, Inc., the most trusted global provider of automated multi-carrier shipping software, announced that CMS GlobalSoft’s parcel shipping software, WorldLink, will now be offered as a new product line within ProShip’s portfolio of solutions. This news comes after parent company, FOG Software Group, acquired CMS GlobalSoft in early March 2022 as part of its Supply Chain and Logistics sector.The incorporation of the CMS WordLink solution into ProShip’s already robust product offerings allows ProShip, traditionally catering to enterprise-level shipping needs, to provide additional value to the entire mid-market. CMS WordLink is designed to grant mid-sized shippers access to simpler integrations, quicker implementation times, and the savings and flexibility of a true multi-carrier system that can scale as shipping volumes grow. “We saw that there was an opportunity to leverage ProShip’s expertise in carrier compliance, extensive technical flexibility and in-house support across a broader segment of the supply chain space,” Bill Schroeder, President of ProShip stated. “We’re confident that the inclusion of WorldLink as an upper mid-tier offering will provide significant value to customers. Additionally, as a ProShip-backed shipping solution, this will bring world-class parcel shipping technology to the middle market for the first time, permitting today’s growing businesses to focus more on expansion and less on parcel and carrier management intricacies.” Yulia Popokh, President of CMS Globalsoft added, “We’re very excited to join forces with the ProShip team to enhance the CMS WorldLink product. I’m confident that ProShip’s powerful back-end combined with WorldLink’s user-friendly and highly flexible front-end will offer our customers and their clients an improved experience.” “For over 20 years, ProShip’s singular focus has been on parcel shipping and the complexities surrounding it while executing millions of shipments with sub-second response time. The addition of CMS WorldLink further proves our dedication to focus on providing the best parcel execution system available,Our sole commitment to shipping technology allows us to innovate and advance our products rapidly and without distraction, so our customers always have the best solution there is on the market.” -Justin Cramer, ProShip’s co-founder About ProShip, Inc. Making complex parcel shipping challenges simple & cost-effective. ProShip is the most trusted provider of automated multi-carrier shipping software for parcel. With simple carrier connectivity and high flexibility, ProShip enables complex features & functions, such as maintaining compliance, executing multi-carrier rate shopping with unified business logic, and empowering omnichannel fulfillment. Because ProShip integrates with multiple parts of your Enterprise Software Stack (ESS), our multicarrier shipping solution can automate the supply chain workflow & turn your parcel shipping operation into an efficient powerhouse. For more information, please visit www.proshipinc.com.

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Einride Goes Live in Germany – Introduces a New Generation of Shipping Technology

Einride | September 15, 2022

Einride, a freight mobility technology company that provides digital, electric, and autonomous shipping, announced its expansion into Europe’s largest transportation market – Germany. In conjunction with the official launch, Einride has signed an impressive list of local partners including global appliance leader Electrolux.“Germany is in the driving seat of Europe; where it goes others follow suit,” said Robert Falck, Founder and CEO of Einride. “We have the opportunity and technology to bring the biggest change to the freight industry since the invention of the internal combustion engine and are ready to join forces with local partners to make transportation history.” Through its freight mobility platform Einride Saga, electric and autonomous fleets and charging and connectivity networks, Einride enables companies to move goods from A to B in a smart, green and cost-effective way. It already operates a large fleet of heavy-duty electric trucks in Sweden and the U.S., where Einride partners with industry giants such as Lidl Sweden, Maersk and Oatly. Operations with Electrolux follow a successful partnership in Sweden and are expected to reduce CO2 emission by 92% compared to driving with diesel. Other Einride partners have seen a similar decrease while matching the cost of diesel. “The German road freight sector is facing its biggest challenge to date – with rising fuel and energy costs, a driver shortage and the government demanding emissions be cut in half by 2030, We know that through digitalization, automation and electrification we can dramatically reduce costs, delivery times and emissions. Now it’s time for German shippers to adopt a new generation of freight technology and future-proof their business.” -Robert Ziegler, General Manager Europe of Einride Einride will initially set up a regional office in Berlin. In addition to the German capital focus, logistical hubs in Hamburg and the Ruhr Area will also be built. A charging grid along Germany's most important commercial routes and neighboring trade regions will be implemented to enable customers and partners to seamlessly electrify transportation. About Einride Einride is a freight mobility technology company building the grid for the future of the shipping industry. Founded in 2016, Einride became the first company to pioneer a freight mobility grid by deploying an autonomous, electric vehicle on a public road (Sweden, 2019). In 2022, it was the first company to receive approval to operate a pod on a U.S. public road. Through its freight mobility platform Einride Saga, its electric and autonomous fleets, and its charging and connectivity networks, Einride enables shippers to deploy sustainable and cost-competitive freight mobility for their business. For more information, please visit einride.tech.

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Schneider launches first-of-its-kind digital marketplace for bulk shippers

Schneider | August 08, 2022

Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind digital marketplace to give bulk shippers more freedom and visibility 24/7.The company is expanding its impressive Schneider FreightPower® technology lineup to create a revolutionary digital marketplace for bulk shippers. The transportation giant is leading the charge to digitize the bulk industry by taking the complexity out of quoting, booking and tracking and improving simplicity for shippers. “We know shippers are busy, and their time is valuable. With Schneider FreightPower, they can book a bulk load from their smartphone or computer, We are giving shippers time, independence and solutions— all backed by Schneider’s trusted brand.” -Schneider Senior Vice President of Bulk Jason Howe With Schneider FreightPower shippers can instantly quote and book their freight. Once booked, customers use FreightPower to track the progress of their shipment from pickup to delivery — giving shippers complete freight management. We are improving access to capacity, so shippers can do business better than ever, Schneider President and CEO Mark Rourke. Schneider is one of a few major carriers with bulk capacity, which it has offered for more than 50 years, making it the perfect fit to create a digital marketplace for bulk transportation. Shippers can access Schneider FreightPower at schneider.com/freight-shipping-solutions/freightpower-technology to learn more and register. For more information, Schneider Senior Vice President of Bulk Jason Howe is available for media interviews. About Schneider Schneider is a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management, Port Logistics and Logistics Consulting. With nearly $5.6 billion in annual revenue, Schneider has been safely delivering superior customer experiences and investing in innovation for over 85 years. The company’s digital marketplace, Schneider FreightPower®, is revolutionizing the industry giving shippers access to an expanded, highly flexible capacity network and provides carriers with unmatched access to quality drop-and-hook freight – Always Delivering, Always Ahead.

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ProShip to Incorporate CMS GlobalSoft’s WorldLink as Additional Product Offering

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ProShip, Inc., the most trusted global provider of automated multi-carrier shipping software, announced that CMS GlobalSoft’s parcel shipping software, WorldLink, will now be offered as a new product line within ProShip’s portfolio of solutions. This news comes after parent company, FOG Software Group, acquired CMS GlobalSoft in early March 2022 as part of its Supply Chain and Logistics sector.The incorporation of the CMS WordLink solution into ProShip’s already robust product offerings allows ProShip, traditionally catering to enterprise-level shipping needs, to provide additional value to the entire mid-market. CMS WordLink is designed to grant mid-sized shippers access to simpler integrations, quicker implementation times, and the savings and flexibility of a true multi-carrier system that can scale as shipping volumes grow. “We saw that there was an opportunity to leverage ProShip’s expertise in carrier compliance, extensive technical flexibility and in-house support across a broader segment of the supply chain space,” Bill Schroeder, President of ProShip stated. “We’re confident that the inclusion of WorldLink as an upper mid-tier offering will provide significant value to customers. Additionally, as a ProShip-backed shipping solution, this will bring world-class parcel shipping technology to the middle market for the first time, permitting today’s growing businesses to focus more on expansion and less on parcel and carrier management intricacies.” Yulia Popokh, President of CMS Globalsoft added, “We’re very excited to join forces with the ProShip team to enhance the CMS WorldLink product. I’m confident that ProShip’s powerful back-end combined with WorldLink’s user-friendly and highly flexible front-end will offer our customers and their clients an improved experience.” “For over 20 years, ProShip’s singular focus has been on parcel shipping and the complexities surrounding it while executing millions of shipments with sub-second response time. The addition of CMS WorldLink further proves our dedication to focus on providing the best parcel execution system available,Our sole commitment to shipping technology allows us to innovate and advance our products rapidly and without distraction, so our customers always have the best solution there is on the market.” -Justin Cramer, ProShip’s co-founder About ProShip, Inc. Making complex parcel shipping challenges simple & cost-effective. ProShip is the most trusted provider of automated multi-carrier shipping software for parcel. With simple carrier connectivity and high flexibility, ProShip enables complex features & functions, such as maintaining compliance, executing multi-carrier rate shopping with unified business logic, and empowering omnichannel fulfillment. Because ProShip integrates with multiple parts of your Enterprise Software Stack (ESS), our multicarrier shipping solution can automate the supply chain workflow & turn your parcel shipping operation into an efficient powerhouse. For more information, please visit www.proshipinc.com.

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Schneider launches first-of-its-kind digital marketplace for bulk shippers

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Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind digital marketplace to give bulk shippers more freedom and visibility 24/7.The company is expanding its impressive Schneider FreightPower® technology lineup to create a revolutionary digital marketplace for bulk shippers. The transportation giant is leading the charge to digitize the bulk industry by taking the complexity out of quoting, booking and tracking and improving simplicity for shippers. “We know shippers are busy, and their time is valuable. With Schneider FreightPower, they can book a bulk load from their smartphone or computer, We are giving shippers time, independence and solutions— all backed by Schneider’s trusted brand.” -Schneider Senior Vice President of Bulk Jason Howe With Schneider FreightPower shippers can instantly quote and book their freight. Once booked, customers use FreightPower to track the progress of their shipment from pickup to delivery — giving shippers complete freight management. We are improving access to capacity, so shippers can do business better than ever, Schneider President and CEO Mark Rourke. Schneider is one of a few major carriers with bulk capacity, which it has offered for more than 50 years, making it the perfect fit to create a digital marketplace for bulk transportation. Shippers can access Schneider FreightPower at schneider.com/freight-shipping-solutions/freightpower-technology to learn more and register. For more information, Schneider Senior Vice President of Bulk Jason Howe is available for media interviews. About Schneider Schneider is a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management, Port Logistics and Logistics Consulting. With nearly $5.6 billion in annual revenue, Schneider has been safely delivering superior customer experiences and investing in innovation for over 85 years. The company’s digital marketplace, Schneider FreightPower®, is revolutionizing the industry giving shippers access to an expanded, highly flexible capacity network and provides carriers with unmatched access to quality drop-and-hook freight – Always Delivering, Always Ahead.

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