Catena Solutions | September 19, 2022
Catena Solutions has launched to help companies build more resilient supply chains and create value from transformative projects. Catena Solutions is providing value to companies by focusing on specialization, expertise, and partnership in the supply chain industry.
"Catena Solutions was born out of a desire to help companies solve their supply chain problems through transformative projects, We know that supply chain disruption can derail a company's growth plans, which is why we are dedicated to helping clients meet their goals, whether that's related to people, productivity demands, green initiatives and more."
-Rich Diaz, CEO and President of Catena Solutions
With more than 250 advisors, strategists, and consultants with expertise in Business Transformation, Data & Analytics, and Strategic Finance & Global Sourcing, Catena Solutions is uniquely positioned to help companies create more efficient supply chains and stay ahead of market trends.
Catena Solutions works with a wide range of industries including logistics, manufacturing, food, retail and more. In the past year, the brand has helped more than 200 clients with supply chain projects, including some of America's largest, most trusted brands and midsize companies across industries.
We know every supply chain project is different, said Diaz. That's why we created a new kind of brand in Catena Solutions that understands a client's business, the transformation they are undergoing, and the people needed to accomplish their business goals today, tomorrow, and beyond.
About Catena Solutions
Catena Solutions, a division of Advanced Resources, helps companies solve their supply chain problems, creating value through their most transformative projects. Our team of advisors, strategists, and consultants support their transformation initiatives with expertise in three core areas: Business Transformation, Data & Analytics, and Strategic Finance & Global Sourcing. By understanding their business, transformation, and people needs to accomplish their goals, we create value today, tomorrow, and beyond. Learn more at www.catenasolutions.com.To learn more about Catena Solutions and its supply chain solutions visit www.catenasolutions.com/
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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.
48forty Solutions | September 23, 2022
48forty Solutions ("48forty") is proud to announce that it recently joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership ("SmartWay"). SmartWay is an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.Through the partnership, 48forty will contribute to SmartWay’s existing savings of 336 million barrels of oil, $44.8 billion on fuel costs, 143 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, 2.7 million short tons of nitrogen oxide and 112,000 short tons of particulate matter. This is equivalent to eliminating annual energy use in over 21 million homes.
“Our commitment to sustainability is an essential component to servicing our customers’ pallet and supply chain needs,Our environmental priorities include creating a more efficient fleet by optimizing truck routes to reduce fuel consumption.”
-Andrew Gerrard, director of transportation at 48forty.
In joining the SmartWay partnership, 48forty demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility,” said Jon Heyler, executive vice president at 48forty. “This is an important piece in strengthening our environmental commitment and expanding our environmental, social and governance programs.
Launched in 2004, SmartWay provides its nearly 4,000 shipper, logistics companies, truck, rail, barge, and multimodal carrier partners with tools and approaches to track and reduce both emissions and fuel use from goods movement.
For more information about 48forty, visit www.48forty.com. For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit http://www.epa.gov/smartway.
About 48forty Solutions
48forty Solutions is one of the largest pallet management services companies in North America, with a national network of over 245 facilities, including 68 company-owned and operated pallet recycling plants, 160 onsite locations, 11 reverse logistics centers, 5 sorting centers, and more than 850 service providers. 48forty provides end-to-end pallet solutions from supply to retrieval, recycled, new and custom pallets, and reverse logistics services. We also operate one of the nation's largest private fleets of more than 7,500 trailers and 500 tractors. 48forty is backed by Summit Partners and Audax Private Equity. For more information, visit www.48forty.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
About SmartWay Transport Partnership
SmartWay was established in 2004 with 15 Charter Partners and pioneered freight carbon accounting and emissions reduction strategies for carriers and shippers. They have since grown and now work with over 3,800 partners across North America. SmartWay focuses on providing a well-recognized system for tracking, documenting, and sharing information about fuel use and freight emissions across supply chains. SmartWay is continuing to grow, and just recently made its way into Mexico in 2017. SmartWay prioritizes the protection of the environment above all else. For more information, visit https://www.epa.gov/smartway.