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.
Shippeo | July 06, 2022
Shippeo, a leading provider of global and multimodal shipment visibility, has launched a new program recognizing and rewarding carriers who champion supply chain visibility. Accompanying the launch are a raft of enhancements to its automated carrier onboarding solution, which now offers the easiest and fastest visibility platform integration for carriers on the market.“Over 150,000 carriers are already connected to Shippeo’s Multimodal Visibility Network, supplying high-quality real-time shipment data to shippers and logistics service providers all over the world,” says Head of Carrier Network, Alexandru Mihailenco. Real-time visibility of supply chain transport has become increasingly sought after by companies since the beginning of 2020. The carrier community plays such a pivotal role in shaping the future of transportation visibility, and determining how accurate and reliable shipment visibility data is for shippers, logistics service providers, and their end customers.
Shippeo’s Carrier Network team has a mission to help each carrier they work with capitalize on all the benefits Shippeo’s visibility platform brings, from improved productivity to market differentiation. We’ve established our Carrier Recognition Program™ to recognize and reward carriers who are engaged and committed to providing shippers with exceptional levels of supply chain visibility, via Shippeo’s real-time and multimodal transportation visibility platform, explains Mihailenco.
The program includes publication of the Visibility Champion List™, which acknowledges exceptional carriers providing the best service to shippers with consistently high levels of shipment tracking, offering carriers another way to stand out from their peers. It’s the first of many initiatives planned to recognize carrier partners, including a special carrier-focused awards ceremony coming later this year.
Shippeo has also released a new version of its Onboarding Automation Center, the company’s market-leading solution simplifying and accelerating carrier onboarding to its visibility network. The enhanced application now gives carriers the option of full autonomy when setting up and configuring their connection to the platform.
“Our customers and their carrier partners tell us that our onboarding experience is second to none, having achieved a 98% carrier onboarding satisfaction rate, These latest enhancements to our Onboarding Automation Center represent another leap forward, making integrations with the Shippeo platform even easier to follow for carriers. In turn, we’re able to help our customers fast-track the time to value for their visibility project, reaching higher tracking rates for shipments sooner, and in turn more accurate and reliable shipment statuses and ETA data that Shippeo is known for.”
-Lucien Besse, Chief Operating Officer at Shippeo
Shippeo is a global leader in real-time multimodal transportation visibility, helping major shippers and logistics service providers operate more collaborative, automated, sustainable, profitable, and customer-centric supply chains. This is made possible with highly accurate, real-time operational visibility and perfect workflow orchestration. Their Multimodal Visibility Network integrates with more than 875 TMS, telematics and ELD systems, enabling Shippeo’s platform to provide instant access to real-time shipment tracking across all transport modes, in a single portal, through an intuitive user experience. A proprietary and industry-leading machine learning algorithm offers unmatched ETA accuracy, allowing supply chain companies to quickly anticipate problems, proactively alert customers, efficiently manage exceptions with collaborative workflows, and accurately measure CO2 and GHG emissions from supply chain transport. Hundreds of customers, including global brands like Coca-Cola HBC, Carrefour, Renault Group, Schneider Electric, Total, Faurecia, Saint-Gobain and Eckes Granini, trust Shippeo to track more than 28 million shipments per year across 75 countries. Learn more at www.shippeo.com.
Nolan Transportation Group | July 29, 2022
Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), a part of Transportation Insight Holding Company (TI), and a leading provider of non-asset, tech-enabled logistics and brokerage solutions in North America, and Flexport, the platform for global logistics, announced a strategic partnership to integrate their technology for greater visibility across global supply chains. The partnership will offer technology-enabled solutions across all transportation modes, including Full Truckload (FTL), Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), Expedited, Drayage, and Final Mile.
“Global importers are dealing with historic complexity and unpredictability, and are in need of simple, efficient solutions to keep their goods moving, This partnership creates a seamless experience for Flexport customers to manage their transportation operations. Together, we will give shippers the visibility, flexibility, and control they need to navigate these unsteady times from a single, integrated platform instead of having to use a mix of providers and solutions with different user interfaces.”
-Geoff Kelley, president & COO of TI and NTG.
The partnership will combine NTG’s and Flexport’s technology with operational expertise to offer customers visibility and control across their supply chains. NTG’s dedicated client services team will manage shipments and communicate with clients via Flexport’s all-encompassing trucking software, Transmission, ensuring a seamless shipping experience from end-to-end. Customers will be able to access over 80,000 carriers in NTG’s network, ensuring reliable volume and capacity amid market volatility. They will also gain access to NTG’s AI-powered technology and predictive analytics to streamline processes and make better-informed decisions as they navigate fast-changing markets.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) to expand our end-to-end service offerings and provide a fully integrated, tech-enabled experience for Flexport clients. This partnership will offer greater visibility and control for global consignees, which is key for their success during such times of uncertainty, Flexport and NTG share a commitment to using technology to build a fully-digitized shipment lifecycle for the benefit of our customers, and we’re excited to collaborate with NTG towards this vision.”
-Will Urban, Flexport Chief Revenue Officer
This is the latest step towards Flexport and NTG’s shared vision: to enable a fully-digitized shipment lifecycle. As part of the joint product roadmap, NTG’s proprietary Beon™ Digital Logistics Platform will integrate directly with the Flexport Platform via API. Ultimately, clients will have a seamless shipping experience that includes rates and available capacity, load tendering and booking, load status updates, estimated delivery time, and shipper onboarding, all via the Flexport Platform. Businesses of all sizes, such as Serena & Lily, are already using the Flexport-NTG integration to mitigate supply chain challenges and better manage their warehouse receiving operations.
“Flexport’s partnership, commitment to transparency, and quality providers help Serena & Lily transport goods throughout the US. Its innovative technology provides end-to-end visibility of our supply chain, which is critical to our success and growth,” said Jennifer Schwartz, Transportation Manager at Serena & Lily. “Flexport listens, delivers on promise and will go the extra mile to ensure customer success, as it did when the team introduced NTG to Serena & Lily to mitigate supply chain challenges like container backlogs at ports. NTG’s approach to flexibility has helped with receiving challenges and enabled Serena & Lily to control how and what products are delivered to the warehouse.”
About Transportation Insight Holding Company
Transportation Insight Holding Company (TI) is the combination of industry-leading logistics providers Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group (NTG). TI brings over two decades of multi-modal expertise and technology to the logistics industry and ranks amongst North America’s largest logistics companies. TI services more than 14,000 shippers and over 80,000 carriers through its proprietary Beon™ digital logistics platform – a single point of access to TI’s mode-agnostic network and services from port-to-porch™. The TI services and digital product portfolio spans across North America, offering domestic freight and parcel transportation solutions, warehousing, data intelligence, and supply chain consulting. For more information visit: www.TIholdco.com.
We believe trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easy for everyone. Flexport is the platform for global logistics — empowering buyers, sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and services to grow and innovate. Companies of all sizes — from emerging brands to Fortune 500s — used Flexport technology to move nearly $19B of merchandise across 112 countries in 2021.