Kinaxis Inc. | August 09, 2022
Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has been selected by NI to undergo a digital supply chain transformation, gaining end-to-end visibility and laying the foundation for continued business growth.NI, headquartered in Austin, Texas, has developed automated test and automated measurement systems for more than 40 years. By leveraging the Kinaxis RapidResponse® platform and concurrent planning technique, NI will enhance the company’s supply chain planning process and supporting technologies, resulting in a more flexible, agile, and resilient supply chain.
“A critical component of the NI growth strategy is targeting segments with powerful growth drivers, including electric and autonomous vehicles, wireless communication, and new space technology. Our highly differentiated technologies and offerings enable our customers to constantly evolve their testing systems to get to market faster, To ensure strong relationships with all of our customers, we are committed to modernizing our supply chain process for timely delivery. The unique capabilities offered by Kinaxis align with our priority to serve our customers with the speed and accuracy required. In return, our business will be more predictable and process efficient.”
-Adam Rutkovszky, Director of Supply Chain Transformation, NI
With Kinaxis, NI will have complete transparency across its supply chain and the ability to balance all aspects of the demand and supply plans instantly and continuously, taking into consideration material restrictions, geographical standards, and market volatility. When changes inevitably occur, the company will be able to run multiple scenarios, simultaneously, removing planner guesswork.
“Global supply chains are complex, and part of our people matter here approach aims to remove repetitive tasks and empower supply chain planners to be better equipped to handle disruption and make impactful business decisions We are thrilled to work with NI and support its supply chain, helping them to continue to innovate and provide solutions to their customers.”
-John Sicard, Kinaxis CEO
About Kinaxis Inc.
Everyday volatility and uncertainty demand quick action. Kinaxis® delivers the agility to make fast, confident decisions across integrated business planning and the digital supply chain. People can plan better, live better and change the world. Trusted by innovative brands, we combine human intelligence with AI and concurrent planning to help companies plan for any future, monitor risks and opportunities and respond at the pace of change. Powered by an extensible, cloud-based platform, Kinaxis delivers industry-proven applications so everyone can know sooner, act faster and remove waste. For more Kinaxis news, visit Kinaxis.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Truckstop.com | June 29, 2022
In recognition of National Logistics Day and National Insurance Day taking place, Truckstop.com announced the launch of the Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace. The comprehensive transportation and logistics marketplace provides a trusted ecosystem of products, solutions, and integrations that is designed to help partners, carriers, brokers and shippers keep their businesses moving forward.
The Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace is comprised of both industry and technology partners in several business categories including financial services, insurance providers, TMS (Transportation Management System) integrations, fuel card providers and more.
"Truckstop.com has a rich history of building strong relationships which span technology and industry partners. For more than 27 years we have established ourselves as the most trusted solutions provider for carriers, brokers and shippers,The Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace is a new ecosystem of partner driven solutions that add value to the entire freight and logistics industry. This creates synergies at the center of the entire transportation market."
-Craig Varljen, vice president partnerships and alliances, Truckstop.com.
Truckstop.com has proven to be a trusted service and industry partner since its inception, with the new Partner Marketplace providing a convenient rolodex of other reputable businesses in the industry benefiting carriers, brokers and shippers.
"A unique aspect of the freight transportation industry is that it's collegial in nature,Nobody exemplifies this united purpose more than Truckstop.com and by joining their partner marketplace we are able to better serve this community together."
-Bruno Stanziale, chief executive officer and chairman of GoToro
Initial marketplace offerings and partnerships include, but are not limited to, the following:
Industry Partners: Armstrong Transport Group, Benefits for Trucking, Go Toro, HWY Fuel, Reliance, Roanoke Insurance Group, TVC Pro-Driver, United Commercial Insurance
Technology Partners: Banyan Technology, Duke.AI, Greenscreens.ai, Hubtek, Kestrel Insights, Lean Solutions Group, Optimal Dynamics, Parade, ProMiles, RoadSync, Total Control TMS, Tranztec, Trax Technologies
Partners can choose from three listing tiers – each designed to provide a curated benefits package. This can include an array of benefits ranging from a partner listing in the Partner Marketplace portal to mutual enablement and co-marketing activities.Mobile users will be able to access the Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace from the Truckstop Go™ mobile app. For more information about the Truckstop.com Partner Marketplace or how to become a partner, please visit https://marketplace.truckstop.com.
Truckstop.com is a trusted partner for carriers, brokers, and shippers – empowering the freight community through a platform of innovative solutions for the entire freight lifecycle to increase efficiency, automate processes, and accelerate growth. As one of the industry's largest neutral freight marketplaces, Truckstop.com provides the customer service as well as scale of quality loads and trucks to give customers of all sizes, whether on the road or in the office, the transparency and freedom to build lasting relationships and grow their businesses. To learn how Truckstop.com is helping move the freight community forward, visit https://truckstop.com.
ShipX | May 27, 2022
ShipX, a major tech-enabled e-commerce transportation delivery service provider, has expanded its service portfolio by acquiring Princeton Logistics and its subsidiary, TriStar Carriers. Because of this addition, ShipX will be able to provide first and middle mile transportation services to e-commerce customers who require specialist trucking choices and help reinforce their door-to-door parcel delivery services across North America.
As of today, these companies will be known as ShipX, but they will still offer a full range of transportation services to their carrier, retailer, and private fleet customers by arranging:
E-Commerce Final Mile delivery
Middle Mile truckload and contract capacity services
Direct carrier, air cargo injection
Local sortation and transfer
Coast-to-coast zone skipping
Sprinters, 26-foot Box, 53-foot trailers
ShipX now offers a more comprehensive package of e-commerce transportation services, expanding its focus beyond final mile parcel delivery.
“We’re so happy to have the amazing employees of Princeton Logistics and TriStar Carriers join the ShipX family, This acquisition ensures that we’ll continue to meet the ever-evolving needs of today’s e-commerce shippers — especially in the major markets — while still offering affordable, reliable logistics services.”
-Solomon Zakinov, ShipX’s CEO and Founder.
Jim Neebling, former President of Princeton Logistics, and now Chief Logistics Officer of ShipX, shared that they are excited to join forces with ShipX and even more to be able to provide their clients with a more comprehensive, turnkey shipping solution.