DECK 7 Framework for Digital™ Redefines Its B2B Model for 2020 Lead-Gen Goals

DECK 7 | January 20, 2020

DECK 7 Inc., a top lead generation company based in San Diego, California, has gone beyond its peers and competitors in their digital marketing efforts for 2020. An esteemed digital marketing and media company, known for executing campaign management and content services to its clients and partners worldwide, DECK 7 has built a comprehensive system to track buyers and influencers, build behavioral models, and putting all the vast intelligence it generates into the hands of its marketing partners. The DECK 7 Framework For Digital™ is the outcome of several years of working together with some of the most innovative and successful companies in the world, and is based on the collective learning and shared experiences across thousands of digital marketing campaigns.

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TRANSPORTATION

REV Ambulance Group Company Delivers All-Electric, Zero-Emission Ambulance to DocGo

REV Ambulance Group | March 07, 2022

REV Group, Inc. (NYSE: REVG) which includes companies that manufacture Horton®, AEV®, Road Rescue®, Wheeled Coach® and Leader® brand ambulances, announces the delivery of an all-electric, zero-emission ambulance to DocGo, a leading provider of last-mile mobile health services and integrated medical mobility.Manufactured at Leader Emergency Vehicles in South El Monte, CA, this all-electric ambulance eliminates the pollution of a standard gasoline ambulance. In addition to being less harmful to the planet, the electric ambulance has the potential to lower patient transportation costs due to lower fuel costs and maintenance needs. “We are committed to lead the industry in electric ambulances to meet the sustainability missions of our customers, such as DocGo’s goal to have an all-electric fleet by 2032, We’re delighted to help DocGo reach their target, with the support of our partner Lightning eMotors.” -Anoop Prakash, president, REV Ambulance Group. Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of zero emissions medium duty commercial vehicles and electric vehicle technology for fleets, worked with Leader and DocGo to create the new vehicle. The Ford Transit T350 Type II ambulance chassis was electrified at Lightning eMotors and built at Leader’s facility. Leader’s High Roof Transit van offers up to 86 kWh of battery capacity that can be charged via Level 2 AC charging or DC fast charging. This model is equipped with dual rear wheels, increased interior headroom to aid crews in loading and unloading their patient, as well as an extended body length to provide more workspace for patient care. "We are honored to have had the opportunity to work alongside Leader on this exciting initiative for DocGo, In addition to being environmentally-friendly, the drastic reduction in pollutants is better for the overall health of the patients being transported.” -Nick Bettis, director of marketing and sales operations at Lightning eMotors. The DocGo delivery, along with recent orders from American Medical Response (AMR) and Hamad Medical Corporation (Qatar), further demonstrates REV’s leadership in bringing innovative technology to the EMS community. About REV Group, Inc. REV Group® companies are leading designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, which serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. They provide customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs for public services (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, and transit buses), commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers), and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles). REV Group's diverse portfolio is made up of well-established principal vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Several of REV Group's brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG About Leader Emergency Vehicles Leader®, a manufacturer of premium fit and finish Type I, Type II and Type III ambulances, has served the cities and communities in Southern California for over 45 years with 95% of sales come from California public and private departments. Located in South El Monte, California, Leader’s facility is 100,000 sq. ft. over two acres. About Lightning eMotors Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV) has been providing specialized and sustainable fleet solutions since 2009, deploying complete zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) solutions for commercial fleets since 2018 – including Class 3 cargo and passenger vans, ambulances, Class 4 and 5 cargo vans and shuttle buses, Class 4 Type A school buses, Class 6 work trucks, Class 7 city buses, and Class A motor coaches. The Lightning eMotors team designs, engineers, customizes, and manufactures zero-emission vehicles to support the wide array of fleet customer needs with a full suite of control software, telematics, analytics, and charging solutions to simplify the buying and ownership experience and maximize uptime and energy efficiency. To learn more, visit our website at https://lightningemotors.com.

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Evans Transportation Teams Up With Renaissant

Evans Transportation | March 30, 2022

Officials for Evans Transportation Services Inc. (Evans) announced a new partnership with Milwaukee-based Renaissant Inc. As a full-service, third-party provider of custom logistics solutions for North American shippers, Evans' end-to-end transportation management systems now include Renaissant's proprietary platform, a technology designed to support and drive efficiencies throughout the supply chain. While providing value-added services and additional efficiencies for Evans' customers, officials for Renaissant say they expect the partnership to grow and add strength to their offerings and customer base. By focusing on ground-level activities across yard management, driver management, warehousing, and transportation operations, Renaissant's platform provides managers real-time, 360-degree data, while allowing warehouse staff and delivery drivers to communicate via mobile-friendly, multi-lingual formats. The system integrates with leading ERP platforms, including Oracle, SAP and Epicor, or custom in-house solutions, providing IT professionals flexibility, easy configuration, and real-time visibility into integrations and logs. With Renaissant's platform, officials say Evans' customers will enjoy faster and safer turn times, reduced dwell times and detention charges, along with real-time visibility, tracking and accounting of yard assets. "Dwell time is a big component in our world. The more you create, the less you become a shipper of choice, In our quest to make our customers as efficient and reliable as possible, we've shopped every possible system for yard and driver management over the years, even making several attempts to build our own. When we discovered Renaissant, we knew this was something we had to be part of and make part of the Evans platform to further execute on the Evans Experience." -Ryan Keepman, CEO of Evans. While most manufacturers and distribution centers continue to rely on manual and paper-driven driver check-in processes, Renaissant digitizes driver and yard management to make it seamless, while also adding an additional layer of security. As a result, transport drivers are automatically routed directly to the point of pickup or drop-off. "Evans is the market leader in third-party custom logistics. By making Renaissant part of the info provided through the Evans Integration Hub, we're making the best even better, As a result, operations that typically take as much as an hour and a half, or more, can be reduced to just 15 minutes." -Tom Dean, president and CEO of Renaissant. About Evans Transportation Services Inc. Evans Transportation Services Inc. is a full-service, third-party provider of custom logistics solutions for North American shippers. Equipped with exclusive carrier contracts, true transparency, and time- and cost-saving optimizations, the company's end-to-end transportation management systems are backed by a dedicated team with decades of experience. About Renaissant With decades of experience in global commodities, industrials, workforce management and data science industries, Renaissant provides digital tools for driving efficiencies throughout the supply chain. The Milwaukee-based company's proprietary platform is revolutionizing driver and yard management and operations.

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LOGISTICS

G&S Logistics Deploys Digital Freight Brokerage Solution from Descartes

Descartes Systems Group | May 05, 2022

Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Minnesota-based G&S Logistics is digitizing its freight brokerage operations to support aggressive growth plans with the integrated deployment of the cloud-based Descartes Aljex™ transportation management system (TMS) and Descartes MacroPoint™ for real-time freight visibility and load tracking. "With aggressive growth targets, we knew automation would be required as we open and staff additional offices and onboard new carriers, The online and real-time Descartes Aljex dashboards will be especially valuable as they give us direct insights into operational nuances and carrier performance to help us continually evaluate the best transportation options for our customers." -Angelo Byrd, COO/EVP at G&S Logistics Descartes Aljex, a cloud-based solution for freight brokers, provides end-to-end capabilities that enable companies to deliver better customer service, enhance operational performance and maximize margin. The Descartes Aljex TMS automates and streamlines daily freight broker activities to boost operational efficiency, including order entry, lane rate comparison, covering loads, rate confirmation, carrier acceptance, dispatching and carrier communications. It allows brokerages of all sizes to securely access freight and transportation management data from anywhere. The integration of Descartes Aljex with Descartes MacroPoint provides access to real-time load tracking capabilities, which not only reduces time-consuming communication like check calls and emails, but also helps brokers forecast future needs to mitigate any potential transportation risk or disruption. "We’re pleased to help G&S Logistics modernize its brokerage operations to scale for future growth, As the transportation industry continues to grapple with numerous challenges, such as capacity constraints, resource shortages and supply chain disruptions, Descartes’ solutions allow freight brokers to operate at higher levels of efficiency, communicate more collaboratively with customers, and connect more easily with carrier partners." -Dan Cicerchi, General Manager, Transportation Management at Descartes About G&S Logistics Based in Minnesota, G&S Logistics is the brokerage arm of the asset-based trucking organization Punt Companies. For more information, visit www.gandslogistics.com. About Descartes Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com, and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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TRANSPORTATION

Penske Adds Ford E-Transit Cargo Vans to its Rental and Leasing Fleet

Penske | April 19, 2022

Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has ordered 750 all-electric Ford E-Transit cargo vans. The company is taking delivery of its first several vehicles in the next several weeks. The move follows successfully piloting the vehicles late last year.We're excited to help bring these new vehicles to market as both a rental and full-service lease option for our customers," said Art Vallely, president of Penske Truck Leasing. "We continue to expand and diversify our fleet of electric vehicles and to offer new options for customers seeking more sustainable choices when it comes to transportation. Penske's first Ford E-Transit vehicles will be made available in Southern California with other locations around the U.S. phased in later in the year. These are the first light-duty electric trucks to be made available in Penske's rental and leasing fleet, as previously announced. Once these Ford E-Transit electric zero tailpipe emission vehicles go into service, they will be made available for both rental and longer-term full-service leasing. Penske's long-term plans include adding more of these units to its wider network of rental and leasing locations across North America. The Ford E-Transit is the first all-electric cargo van from a full-line automaker in North America as the electric version of the Ford Transit. It has an estimated range of 126 miles. Penske Truck Leasing will display the Ford E-Transit and other electric vehicles within its booth at the upcoming Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California. Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates more than 372,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,300 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

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