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Narvar offers an enterprise SaaS platform that helps leading brands and retailers build lifelong relationships with their customers beyond the “buy” button. More than 300 leading retailers worldwide – including Nordstrom, Sephora and GameStop – use Narvar's shipment tracking, returns, alerts, and analytics solutions to transform their customers' post-purchase experiences. For more information, visit www.narvar.com.
FLEXE: is the leading marketplace for on-demand warehousing solutions. Through its proprietary software platform, FLEXE connects shippers who need warehouse space with warehouses that have extra capacity. The result is additional revenue for the warehouses and a fast, easy and affordable way for shippers to solve inventory overflow and fulfillment needs while maintaining complete control over and visibility into their inventory -- with no long-term contracts, no fixed-fees, and no complicated technology integration. FLEXE has hundreds of warehouse partners across the country, making it the nation's most comprehensive network of connected warehouses across the country.
Flexport: the first modern freight forwarder and customs broker, using software to fix the user experience in global trade. The company manages international logistics for over 1000 brands including dozens of publicly traded companies. Flexport has raised over $94M from Peter Thiel, First Round Capital, Google Ventures, and others to advance its mission of bringing the world free trade through technology.
IBM helps Retail and Consumer Products companies deliver relevant, differentiated, and compelling products, services and experiences to their consumers. We help you better leverage data to discover new insights with cognitive capabilities, powered with Watson to understand, reason and learn over time – automatically and at scale. With our world class digital agency, you can quickly implement new digital capabilities, explore new business models and ecosystem partners to innovate and drive profitable growth.
MercuryGate is a leading best of breed, global transportation management solution (TMS) provider. The company offers a highly scalable platform that supports all modes of transportation (Parcel, LTL, Truckload, Air, Ocean, Rail, Intermodal). MercuryGate TMS provides clients with the ability to centrally manage transportation across divisions and business units with control tower visibility. MercuryGate’s comprehensive suite of cloud-based solutions enables clients to achieve optimal transportation operations, regardless of the size of the company or the level of complexity of the supply chain. Users can leverage MercuryGate TMS, a solution that goes beyond the basics, to be Smarter, Stronger, Faster, Better.
Since 1982, AFS Logistics has been a pacesetter in the transportation industry and was one of the first companies to provide a complete audit of all modes of shipping to our customers. The AFS team negotiates thousands of contracts each year making us a leader in rate negotiations. To reduce costs, AFS offers a 45-point audit with 100 percent audit coverage and carrier approved refunds in addition to hassle free freight payment services. Combining industry expertise, transportation cost management and analytical insight, AFS creates simple and transparent solutions for a lasting and profitable partnership.
AFMS specializes in benchmarking, negotiating and auditing small package, air freight, ocean carrier, and LTL contracts. We offer a “no cost” evaluation of your carrier contracts to identify savings opportunities. Our clients include shippers like GE, Honda, Sony, Disney, Johnson and Johnson, Toyota, Nestle, Hershey, and others. Our price benchmarking services and staff are very detailed and accurate. We can point out savings opportunities that even the most sophisticated logistics professionals often overlook. Our employees consist of former carrier executives, each coming to AFMS with 10-30 years’ experience working for major carriers such as UPS, FedEx, DHL, USPS, TNT Global, Panalpina, UTI, Hyundai, US Lines, Old Dominion, Roadway, and more. They were senior V.P.’s and pricing directors and in many cases in charge of contracts and pricing decisions for the carriers before they left or retired and joined the AFMS team. AFMS has been in business for over 25 years.
www.afms.com | 503-246-3521
B-Stock is a technology-enabled service provider, powering the largest network of B2B liquidation marketplaces. Our award-winning platform connects customer returns and overstock inventory from retailers and manufacturers directly to qualified business buyers through customized, private and branded online auction marketplaces. Hundreds of companies, including seven of the top 10 U.S. retailers, are using B-Stock’s data-driven platform to increase recovery rates on their excess inventory by 30%+. B-Stock is revolutionizing traditional liquidation techniques by promoting a direct relationship between retailers/manufacturers and secondary-market buyers. For more information please visit: http://bstock.com.
Convey is the first enterprise platform focused exclusively on the end-to-end customer delivery experience. Our Delivery Experience Platform creates proactive delivery experiences modern shoppers demand and the operational efficiency retailers’ need. From parcel to freight and cart to door, Convey is helping the world’s largest retailers transform customer delivery into their next competitive advantage.
Founded in 2013, Convey is comprised of experts in artificial intelligence, big data analytics, retail, transportation and logistics. Learn more at: www.getconvey.com.
Dsco’s B2B Integration Platform uses 21st century data solutions to simplify, standardize, and modernize the way retailers and brands connect and exchange inventory, order, and catalog data.
As retailers and suppliers pursue strategies such as drop shipping to address problems of inventory distortion, they rely on Dsco’s single touchpoint platform to handle challenges and successfully eliminate unnecessary cancellations, reduce inventory blindness, accelerate partner onboarding, and remove partnership friction across their supply base. Dsco’s mission is to help trading partners improve cooperation and coordination to better fulfill customer orders.
Optoro is using innovative technology to solve a large, and growing, global problem. Every year, over 15% of inventory is returned or deemed excess, costing retailers $500 billion nationwide. Optoro’s software platform helps retailers optimize the management of returned and excess inventory in a more efficient and cost-effective way, maximizing recovery value, enabling consumers to get great deals, and reducing environmental waste. Working with some of the largest retailers in the US, Optoro’s software platform has enabled its clients to maximize recovery costs by 50 - 200%.
project44 is a forward-thinking technology company that provides standardized, secure web service API integrations that allow shippers and 3PLs to connect to carriers in real-time. Our technology solution integrates into the Transportation Management System (TMS) that you already use, replacing unreliable EDI connections and static rate bureaus with fast and accurate web service APIs. Think of us as the pipes that allow data to be instantly communicated from one system to another, supercharging the speed of your TMS. The result is real-time freight transportation management. For more information, visit p-44.com, or tweet to us: @freightpipes
ToolsGroup is the world’s most experienced provider of demand analytics, inventory optimization and supply chain planning software. Our software models the demand signal so that customers master demand volatility and achieve excellent service levels. This “Powerfully Simple” approach supports highly intelligent decision-making, combined with ease-of-use, and makes planners more productive, because the system is able to do more of the work on its own.
Transfix is disrupting traditional freight brokers with a technology-first approach which brings transparency, automation and efficiency to an industry that has traditionally lacked all three.
From logistics management tools for Shippers, mobile apps for drivers and Fleet Management Systems for small carriers and owner-operators to we build tools for all stakeholders within the truckload shipping ecosystem. We simplify the user experience, increase efficiency and reduce costs.
Transfix employs a best-in-class mix of professionals with backgrounds in technology startups, freight brokerages and supply chain operations. We are supported by a leading group of investors including Canvas Ventures, Bowery Capital, Founder Collective and Lerer Hippeau Ventures who are helping us reinvent the future of truckload shipping.
Since 1991, Approved has been your link to the Pacific. We are dedicated to the unique shipping needs of the Hawaii and Guam trades, and we provide freight forwarding throughout the mainland U.S. Approved is the only freight forwarder in Hawaii to have its own trucks and warehouses on all four major islands. We accommodate all types of commodities and all sizes of freight for businesses and individuals.
In addition to freight forwarding solutions, Approved handles all aspects of logistics management, bringing efficiency and cost-effective operation to all points in your supply chain. Whether it’s transportation, warehousing, distribution, sorting & segregating, transloading, or project management, the experienced team at Approved offers a level of personalized service that’s unmatched by our competitors.
Approved is an experienced, knowledgeable domestic 3PL offering:
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Bain Capital Ventures (BCV) partners with disruptive founders to accelerate their ideas to market. The firm invests from seed to growth in enterprise software, infrastructure software and industries being transformed by data. BCV has helped to launch and commercialize more than 200 companies since 1984 including select prior investments in DocuSign, Jet.com, Kiva Systems, LinkedIn, Rapid7, SurveyMonkey and TellApart. BCV has approximately $3 billion of assets under management and offices in the Bay Area, New York City and Boston. Follow BCV at @BainCapVC or visit www.baincapitalventures.com.
Bringg is the leading customer-centric logistics solution for enterprises, with customers in more than 50 countries including some of the world's best-known brands. Our powerful SaaS platform enables companies to match Amazon's logistical excellence in terms of operational efficiency and customer experience, streamlining the way they deliver goods and services to create the perfect experience for everyone - from HQ to the field and all the way to their customers. Bringg’s open scalable platform can be easily configured to fit our customers’ needs and provides the robust set of APIs and SDKs required in order to integrate it across their existing systems.
EXL is a leading operations management and analytics company that helps businesses enhance growth and profitability in the face of relentless competition and continuous disruption.
Recognized as a leader in transportation management, EXL offers a full suite of solutions for in house and third-party logistics and supply chain organizations.
We help clients with their supply chain strategy by driving efficiencies, even in areas where margins are thin and investment opportunities are scarce. We act as true partners to our clients, helping them overcome the operational challenges that stem from their industry's ever changing environment.
For more information, visit http://www.exlservice.com/transportation-logistics-supply-chain/
Flow is a global commerce platform that enables brands and retailers to sell their products to customers internationally by creating a localized shopping experience. Flow automates and simplifies every aspect of the international e-commerce process for its customers, removing the challenges facing cross-border commerce by offering benefits such as multi-currency pricing, cost efficient and rapid shipping, international payment options, well-defined taxes and duties, and simple returns. Brands and retailers use Flow's cloud-based software solution to better manage cross-border logistics, to reach a broader international customer base and to enhance the customer experience. For more information, visit www.flow.io
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and founded in 2011, MacroPoint is the provider of a global freight visibility platform for shippers, brokers and 3PLs. MacroPoint’s patented, automated load monitoring and tracking software provides real-time visibility using any cell phone, in-cab ELD/GPS device, or trailer and container tracking system. The cloud-based platform enables location and delivery monitoring, event notifications and exception management and predictive analytics capabilities, and is integrated with a growing number of TMS systems. To date, over 800,000 drivers and millions of connected trucks are a part of the “MacroPoint enabled” network. To learn more, call 866-960-0328 or visit www.macropoint.com.
Onera is a supply chain optimization software provider that helps major retailers intelligently improve decision-making capabilities within their omnichannel fulfillment network. The company has built a data platform that combines machine learning and predictive algorithms to improve inventory utilization, thereby improving product availability, revenue and profitability. Onera's first product, its Inventory Availability application, enables retailers to dynamically optimize inventory exposure, allowing retailers to improve online in-stock ratios by 5-10% and drive an additional 2-4% in online revenue. The company is currently working with a handful of the Top IR 100, including a Major Luxury Retailer and several Major Department Stores.
Onera is backed by Bain Capital Ventures, and executives from BloomReach, TellApart, BazaarVoice and Dropbox. The team is comprised of ex-Google, Facebook, and BloomReach employees, and includes individuals who hold PhDs in machine-learning and algorithms from institutions such as Carnegie Mellon and Stanford.
ProTrans understands that your supply chain is unlike any other. We have been solving customer problems and providing innovative 3PL solutions for nearly twenty-five years.
We are a global logistics management company committed to customized solutions utilizing cutting edge technology and delivering outstanding customer support.
Our programs integrate with your business enterprise driving solutions that optimize our customers’ time, money and resources. We are an operator as well as a manager in your network - which ultimately drives bottom line savings, reduced claims, improved transit times and increased visibility.
ProTrans is “A Perfect Fit” for your unique supply chain.
SAP Ariba is how companies connect to get business done. On the Ariba Network, buyers and suppliers from over two million companies in 190 countries discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions and grow their relationships. Buyers manage the entire purchasing process, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings and building a healthy supply chain. And suppliers connect with profitable customers and efficiently scale existing relationships – simplifying sales cycles and improving cash control. The result is a dynamic, digital marketplace, where more than $1 trillion in commerce gets done every year.
Select Express & Logistics is one of the Nation’s leading providers of final-mile delivery and assembly services. We currently offer same-day/next-day service from almost 4000 stores in the U.S and parts of Canada. In addition, we also utilize a network of 35 strategically located cross-docks to offer threshold, room of choice and white glove delivery as well as in home assembly of a wide range of products including indoor/outdoor furniture, sporting equipment and in-store builds. We utilize the latest scheduling and tracking technology to provide a positive customer experience.
Strategy& is a global team of practical strategists committed to helping you seize essential advantage.
We do that by working alongside you to solve your toughest problems and helping you capture your greatest opportunities. These are complex and high-stakes undertakings—often game-changing transformations. We bring 100 years of strategy consulting experience and the unrivaled industry and functional capabilities of the PwC network to the task. Whether you’re charting your corporate strategy, transforming a function or business unit, or building critical capabilities, we’ll help you create the value you’re looking for with speed, confidence, and impact.
We are part of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at strategyand.pwc.com
syncreon is a global provider of advanced supply chain services that can be tailored to create unique solutions for our customers. We offer a full range of 3PL and 4PL services in an asset-light business model to provide inbound, outbound, fulfilment, transportation management, and aftermarket logistics services. We have developed long-standing customer relationships and have served the premier brands within the Technology and Automotive industries for over 40 years.
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