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HOT COMPANIES 2019-20 PARCELindustry.com

A closer look at 37 companies with the equipment, software, services, and/or supplies to help you ship more packages, more frequently, and more efficiently


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PRESIDENT CHAD GRIEPENTROG PUBLISHER KEN WADDELL

OUR 2019-20 HOT COMPANIES By Ken Waddell

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hen we were growing up, our parents were just thrilled with the convenience of browsing a catalog, filling out the order form, mailing it in, and having the products delivered to their doorsteps a mere three to four weeks later. And here we are today, looking at getting orders delivered the same day they are placed. It is definitely an awesome and crazy time for parcel shipping. As a shipping professional and decision maker, you are challenged with doing anything and everything you can to ship more and more packages, more efficiently, and make sure that they arrive more quickly and more cheaply than your competitors’. You also need to know not only which solutions are going to help you meet your challenges; they must also be the best fit your

business. This can seem like a daunting task, but luckily, there are numerous industry partners who are here to ensure that your smallshipment operation thrives in this fast-paced world. As a subscriber of PARCEL, you know that we deliver the information and ideas you need to help you better understand, manage, and develop your shipping workflow and overall supply chain. One idea we came up with a few years back was to create one place, a level playing field, so to speak, where you could get to know a number of the industry vendors and get a better feel about how each of them can help you better deliver what your customers are demanding. So, take a moment to check out the 37 profiles contained in our 2019-20 HOT PARCEL SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTION COMPANIES issue. As publisher, I have the privilege of working with these HOT SOLUTION companies, and it’s my hope that this year’s issue helps answer some of your questions about who you should be working with on your parcel shipping strategy. Thank you for trusting PARCEL, and keep thinking outside the box!

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: AFMS

PHONE:

800.246.3521

WEBSITE: www.afms.com

EMAIL:

Mike.Erickson@afms.com

AFMS is the leading transportation price benchmarking firm in North America and Europe with business intelligence analytics focused on reducing transportation costs through carrier contract negotiations and automated freight audit and recovery. AFMS specializes in benchmarking your freight rates to tell you exactly what market discounts and concessions you deserve with your current carrier. The pedigree of the AFMS senior management team is unparalleled in our consulting space, averaging more than 25 years of senior pricing and sales experience for various transportation carriers like UPS, FedEx, and DHL. It’s an important foundation upon which our 28 years of business success has been built. Our inside pricing knowledge is why the largest shippers in the US and Europe use AFMS’s benchmarking and pricing expertise. Companies like GE, Sony, Disney, Under Armour, StockX, Dell, Honda, Toyota, DSW, Trek, Johnson & Johnson, Bose, and over 3,000 other large shippers have all negotiated best-inclass shipping rates with AFMS’s help. Our fact-based negotiation strategies, advice, and management solutions are key strengths as to why AFMS clients have the best shipping rates among various peer companies. Our senior managers are actively involved in every aspect of our clients' carrier contract negotiation strategies and discussions. AFMS clients typically achieve 15-20% better rates than those companies that don’t use AFMS. AFMS’s electronic invoice auditing and reporting tools are the most sophisticated in the industry. AFMS web-based reporting and management tools provide important operational insight into a company’s day to day logistics needs. AFMS audits freight bills for billing errors, late deliveries, and other mistakes. AFMS offers shippers a FREE contract/pricing evaluation & 30-day test audit.

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“AFMS is honored to have helped so many large and small businesses, both in the United States and Europe, over the last 25 years. It has been a pleasure helping our clients achieve best-in-class pricing solutions within their supply chains carrier network.” If we can be of any help to you and your business, please let me know.

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Mike Erickson, CEO, AFMS Mike.Erickson@afms.com 800.246.3521 www.afms.com


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Alexandretta Transportation Consulting

PHONE:

714.777.3377

WEBSITE: Parcel Spend Management Alexandretta specializes in consistently driving cost savings for clients spending between $1mm-$500mm+ on parcel annually. Our expertise in the industry allows us to review every aspect of parcel data and optimize savings via detailed analytics, negotiations support, contract optimization, strategy, audit and business intelligence. Typical savings average 10%-20%, leading to increased profits and competitive leverage for our clients. Contract Optimization Our dedicated team of parcel experts brings over 80 years of carrier pricing and sales expertise to our clients. Regardless of client size or spend, we find savings 95% of the time, therefore providing the biggest area of opportunity for shippers to impact their parcel spend. As parcel carriers continue to raise rates and Amazon disrupts the parcel landscape, this remains an area requiring increasing sophistication and a significant time investment. Alexandretta becomes a trusted extension of our clients’ teams, adding bandwidth and resources to optimize savings and time. Audit Recovery & Business Intelligence In addition to providing late shipment and manifest error recovery, we also provide sophisticated solutions that incorporate shipment booking, trend analysis, GL-coding, rate audit, shipment visibility, rate shopping, transit analysis, and business intelligence tools through our cloud-based systems. Global Solutions While we are headquartered in the US and have a powerhouse team of domestic parcel experts on staff, we also bring a passionate team of global experts that optimizes parcel savings in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In addition to parcel spend management, we also drive significant savings on global air freight and US, Canada, and Europe-based trucking expenditures. Global Savings As the world grows ever smaller and more competitive, Alexandretta brings a unique mix of integrity, expertise, commitment, resources, skillsets and strategy to maximize your savings in a global economy.

www.alexandrettaconsulting.com

EMAIL:

info@alexandrettaconsulting.com

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Cass Information Systems, Inc.

PHONE:

314.506.5500

WEBSITE:

www.cassinfo.com

EMAIL:

cassmarketing@cassinfo.com

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Cass Information Systems, Inc. is the market leader in freight invoice audit and payment solutions. We help customers reduce processing costs, ensure invoice accuracy, and provide actionable transportation data. Cass’ comprehensive parcel spend management solutions help to reduce and manage your parcel shipping expenses. Our complete parcel audit includes duplicates, rates, manifested and not shipped, accessorials, adjustments as well as compliance and service failure audits. We also will allocate parcel spend to meet complex general ledger requirements. In addition, Cass’ web-portal provides data visualization dashboards and ad-hoc reporting to help you further manage and reduce your parcel spend. Understanding and controlling parcel costs is nearly impossible without clear visibility into detailed cost components, trends, and more. With Cass, this information is easily available to you. With a few clicks, you will be viewing information for thousands — or hundreds of thousands — of shipments, by facility, account number, carrier, charge type, and more. Our clients consistently achieve high, ongoing value by leveraging the tools provided through CassPort®, our analytics and business intelligence engine. With Cass you can: } } } } } } }

Identify persistent problems Ensure each package is audited Be prepared for negotiations Know your true cost per package Invoices are processed and paid Understand the effects of a new contract or GRI (General Rate Increase) Bridge the gap between purchasing and transportation

If your company ships over 100,000 packages annually, we can provide substantial savings for your company. Reduce processing expenses, stop overcharges, accurately allocate costs, and receive critical parcel data. Contact Cass today to see how we help create a competitive advantage through reduced costs, increased efficiency, and better decision making capability.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: CT Logistics

PHONE:

216.267.2000, ext. 2190

WEBSITE: ctlogistics.com

PARCEL AUDITS Reduce parcel costs and save money with the industry’s most advanced and comprehensive package audit program. CTrak’s proven benefits include a completely automated, global audit system that delivers maximized savings. Customized Accounting Services: CTrak provides automation for general ledger account code allocations for every shipment and visibility of details at the shipment level. Complete automation ensures all pricing conditions and costs are rated including: optional bundled pricing rates, for all countries, for all currencies, including hundred weight pricing and third-party shipments. REPORTING CT’s Qlik Data Analytics and reporting platform delivers graphs, dashboards and visualization for effective and efficient management insight into your total freight spend. CONFIDENCE 96 years of experience allows us to create a full range of freight management solutions. CT will work with you, creating customized solutions so that you can focus on your firm’s core competencies, ensuring an efficient, effective, and robust supply chain management system for your global needs. TRUST Firms of all sizes, including Fortune 100 corporations around the globe, rely on CT Logistics to assist them in making solid, informed decisions regarding their freight audit, payment, and business intelligence needs. Our team of professionals has been instrumental in assisting our clients in leveraging expertise, technology, and best-in-class processes to maximize return on the client's investment. SOC II and ISO 9001:2015 certified. LEADERSHIP With FreitRater™, the industry's first choice for freight management software, AuditPay™, LION™, TranSaver™ and CT’s TMS software, our customized solutions for freight payment and 3PL will exceed your expectations. CONFIDENCE, TRUST, AND LEADERSHIP... TRADITIONS SINCE 1923 These attributes are woven into our corporate philosophy, the foundation and tradition that our clients have relied on for 96 years. Our evolving services and software will enable you to better manage and reduce supply chain costs while adding more visibility and control to your organization, positively impacting your bottom line; that's our commitment to you.

EMAIL:

sales@ctlogistics.com

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: DMW&H

PHONE:

201.933.7840

WEBSITE: dmwandh.com

EMAIL:

info@dmwandh.com

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More than an Integrator DMW&H’s Post and Parcel division provides solutions specific to the industry. With more than a half-century of experience, DMW&H has refined a unique approach to automated solutions. We design, integrate, install, and support complex material handling programs that deliver complete, collaborative automation solutions to meet or exceed your fulfillment and distribution needs. DMW&H’s history of providing innovative solutions to the post and parcel industry is at the heart of this division. Our talented team of consultants, engineers, controls and software experts, installers, and project managers will work with you from conception through final commissioning. They’ll design and deliver a material handling solution that will transcend your strategic, operational, and financial goals. DMW&H understands cutoff times, throughput, processing time, increasing mix of bags and carton, and customer needs. We understand your needs for a robust material handling system and will design, manage, implement, and support your facility and make sure you have limited downtime due to your material handling equipment. DMW&H Analysis & Design Services } Facility Layout and Material Handling Design } Operations Improvement } Supply Chain Strategy and Modeling } Distribution Information Systems Planning DMW&H Connects You With Software & Integration } Shiraz Warehouse Control System – easily integrates with sortation management and manifesting systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and warehouse management systems (WMS). It directs operations to ship and manifest, pack, label, manage labor and tasks, sort packages, pick orders, and handle returns. } WHizard – The Monitoring and Tracking System: provides a comprehensive, powerful solution for you to monitor and control your complex material handling systems in real time. Implementation & Support } Experienced installation teams } Dedicated, professional project managers to remain on track and on budget } Post-sales support including parts, maintenance services, and 24/7 tech support hotline staffed by experienced engineers and material handling experts.


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CONTACT INFO: Secure Parcels with High Performance Banders Reliable, innovative strapping systems for carton closure, unitizing and increased security can positively impact your bottom line. EAM-Mosca offers several different types of systems from entry level walk-up banders for hand-pick and off-line applications to inline, automated conveyorized models for high-speed operations. Founded in 1982, EAM-Mosca Corporation is a high-performance strapping systems provider that has built an impressive product and market base in the parcel and distribution markets as well as many others. The company has placed over 25,000 machines in the Americas, some with in excess of 25 million cycles. EAM-Mosca and its German parent company, Mosca GmbH’s objective is to build reliable, innovative strapping systems that perform reliably for millions of cycles. EAM-Mosca also supplies strapping materials manufactured to maximize machine performance and technical support programs help customers meet performance and productivity goals. Significant Cost Savings Possible The high cycle efficiency of Mosca systems along with more secure seals often result in the ability to reduce strap sizes — cutting costs and contributing to improved sustainability. Further contributing to sustainability is Mosca's proprietary Sonixs technology, an emissionsfree ultrasonic welding process that can operate with either polypropylene (PP) or polyester (PET) strap, providing you with choices based on cost or elongation. EAM-Mosca’s PET strap is manufactured from post-consumer and industrial recycled materials. The high reliability of Mosca systems also means reduced downtime and improved deliverability. Range of System Sizes and Automation Options Two walk-up models are offered — the entry-level Fusion, and the ROMP-6 Evolution operator cycled, walk-up strapper for hand-pick and off-line applications. Also available in automated belt or roller converyors, the Evolution product line offers a range of arch sizes and can strap at speeds of up to 52 cycles/minute. The Evolution design includes a compact cabinet, side or front coil loading for convenient changeover, push-button strap threading, and a fully enclosed strap feed track for exceptionally reliable feeding. TR-6 models with sophisticated control options also feature the innovative Standard-6 precision Strap Path and direct drive sealer with sealed bearing construction. The control program can be tailored to meet individual needs and accessories are available to make it the best solution for high-volume, performance intensive applications. Consistent with Industry 4.0 technology, the TR-6 Series are capable of receiving instructions, being monitored and even serviced remotely via network. Visit the website for more info and ask about no-cost demo programs and plant analysis.

COMPANY:

EAM-Mosca Corporation

PHONE:

800.456.3420

WEBSITE:

www.eammosca.com

EMAIL:

info@eammosca.com

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Engineering Innovation, Inc.

PHONE:

800.350.6450

WEBSITE: eii-online.com

EMAIL:

Sales@eii-online.com

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Combining its postal and parcel automation design experience with a depth of processengineering, data-acquisition, and imaging-OCR experience, Engineering Innovation (Eii) is uniquely able to provide its customers — particularly those in a rapid volume-growth scenario — with sortation solutions that maximize throughput, efficiency, destination accuracy, and ROI. No matter what concerns your company faces, Eii is equipped to meet your needs and help you keep up with the increasing demands of the parcel industry! Struggling with budget constraints? Whether you need a custom configuration that adapts to your current system or a completely new setup, Eii experts can find an automated parcel processing solution that fits your budget. Solutions such as the award winning LightSort™ Sort-to-Light and LightSort™ Pick-to-Light are a low-cost way to improve accuracy, productivity, and data tracking. Feeling the squeeze of limited space? With several modular and linear designs to choose from, Eii offers your operation a smaller footprint and an easier, more cost-effective installation. Facing changing volumes? Eii has the automated parcel solutions that scale with your business as you expand to meet consumer expectations of faster, more affordable shipping, including an all-new modular system that can be added to at any time, the Chameleon™ Parcel-Processing Solution. Options that include barcode, OCR, weighting, dimensioning, RFID, label application, and sorting functions are available to fit the requirements of any size operation. Finding yourself short on labor? Find the perfect parcel automation solution to optimize your workflow and shorten training time. In line with Eii’s commitment to provide the industry with cost effective solutions, these systems open up new savings/revenue opportunities for fulfillment, consolidation, returns package processing, mailers, and shippers. We compliment these great products by providing hardware and software service and support after the sale, designed to ensure our customer’s success. Eii has been providing innovative and cost-effective automated parcel solutions for more than a decade, growing from a start-up of three people in 2006 to a diverse and skilled team of more than 70 employees today. We look forward to many years of continued growth as we keep pace with the dynamic parcel industry.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: enVista

PHONE:

877.684.7700

WEBSITE:

www.envistacorp.com

EMAIL:

info@envistacorp.com

Optimize your global transportation strategy and results with enVista. We deliver leading global transportation visibility and spend management solutions that significantly reduce costs and maximize transportation results for the world’s leading brands. Our experienced team of transportation management experts and former carrier pricing managers bring exceptional expertise to help you improve your operations and attain your goals. Our Services & Solutions: } Global Freight Audit & Payment } Strategic Carrier Sourcing } TMS Selection & Implementation } Vendor Dropship Solutions } Transportation Consulting } Business Intelligence } Trading Partner Management } Supply Chain Network Design Our Expertise: } 1,000+ global clients across multiple industries } $6 billion spend managed annually } 14+ languages translated and 168 currencies on freight data platform } Highly experienced team of transportation experts } Inc. 500|5000 fastest growing transportation & logistics company (eight consecutive years) Client Testimonial: “enVista has provided significant value to Vera Bradley by identifying service failures and other invalid changes by working with our carrier to retrieve the appropriate credits. In addition, enVista has given us the visibility to cost savings opportunities and has helped us reduce our annual transportation spend by renegotiating our parcel contract.” – VP Operations, Vera Bradley

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Fluence Automation

PHONE:

888.832.4902

WEBSITE:

www.fluenceautomation.com

EMAIL:

info@fluencemail.com

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Fluence Automation is a new company with a long history of providing innovative technologies to the mail distribution, logistics, and parcel automation markets. Formerly the Sorting and Parcels division of Bell and Howell, over the last 30+ years, Fluence has earned a strong position in the commercial sorting segment and delivered numerous solutions for various entities, including the USPS, the US government, other national posts, mailing service providers (MSPs), 3PLs, and many Fortune 500 companies in various segments. Over the last several years, Fluence has grown its footprint outside of mail processing, leveraging core imaging, linerless and high-speed automation technologies to address challenges in parcels automation. Fluence parcels systems (ParcelMgr system, HighSpeed Divert, Narrow Belt Sorter, and Raptor labeler) offer capabilities for integrated high-performance automation, including imaging with optical character recognition (OCR), labeling, conveying, and sorting, backed by one of the best service teams in the industry. At Fluence, we look forward to being a key part of the mail and parcels automation community in the years to come, by serving our long-term customers in the best manner possible, while growing with new customers.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: FST Logistics

PHONE:

Marianne Flannery 614-529-7900 EXT. 1599

WEBSITE:

www.fstlogistics.com

FST Logistics is a full-service, temperature-controlled logistics company whose services include transportation, warehousing, and direct-to-consumer fulfillment. Founded in 1991, today, we are 100% employee-owned with over 500+ employee-owners. Strategically located, FST headquarters in central Ohio enable us to reach over 60% of the US population in one day and 50% of the US manufacturing capacity. FST is one of the premier food- and grocery-focused 3PLs in the country, offering its customers a full turnkey solution for all logistical needs. FST operates over 1.5 million square feet of temp-controlled food grade warehouse space with a multitude of value-added services including direct-to-consumer fulfillment, kitting, display builds, and repackaging. Additionally, its asset-based fleet and freight brokerage services can handle any tempcontrolled or dry TL & LTL shipment. FST has a rich tradition of working with some of the fastest growing food brands in the country. Its developed processes, infrastructure, and technology platforms to grow and scale with any company. The customer service and operations teams at FST use a hands-on approach and develop a customized solution for each customer. In addition, FST prides itself on proactive and total transparent communication. Each customer is assigned a dedicated customer success representative who has the tools and training necessary to handle all customer service issues effectively and in a timely manner. As a leader in direct-to-consumer order fulfillment, FST has been fortunate to work with some of the fastest growing and top names in the food and grocery space. Today they provide their customers with a full-service solution for all D2C and small package fulfillment needs. With over 99% accuracy in fulfillment orders, seamless integration with online shopping carts, customers competitive small package shipping rates, and in-depth knowledge of large e-tailer requirements, FST will fulfill any direct-to-consumer fulfillment needs. Contact them today to learn more!

EMAIL:

mflannery@fstlogistics.com sales@fstlogistics.com

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Green Mountain Technology

PHONE:

877.397.2834

WEBSITE:

www.GreenMountainTechnology.com

EMAIL:

contact@GreenMountainTechnology.com

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At Green Mountain Technology (GMT), we bring innovation and technology together to help large companies manage their parcel spend at a level they could not reach on their own. Our Parcel Spend Management solution combines a best-in-class parcel audit system with intelligent parcel spend analysis software to identify network opportunities and assist with contract management. No other vendor works exclusively with the largest parcel shippers in the world, collectively managing over $6 billion in parcel spend. Here’s why. } SEE THE BIG PICTURE Your parcel network is vast. That's why we customize data labels to reflect your parcel network. You’ll have complete visibility to manage your spend across your DCs, fulfillment centers, vendors, and stores. } MAKE DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS, FASTER Our powerful BI reports provide unmatched insights into the health and performance of your parcel network, with data and reports available to you online, 24/7. } QUANTIFY YOUR OPPORTUNITIES Our unique re-rating software leverages your historical data to support data-driven decision making, so you can be 100% sure of potential savings or costs. } A CLEAN NET BILL We reconcile your invoice with the carrier prior to payment, so you don’t pay until credits have been accepted or denied. } SSAE 16 COMPLIANT Your data is important, and we want you to know that it's always safe with us. Our processes and platform are audited each year and meet SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type II compliance. Confidently make the data-driven, multi-millon dollar decisions required in today's supply chain. Our business model and proprietary software is designed to help you compete at the speed of today’s parcel industry with unmatched parcel expertise and award winning resources.


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General Logistics Systems, US

PHONE:

800.322.5555, Option 4

At General Logistics Systems US Inc. (GLS US), your shipment is always our priority. Being a quality leader in parcel logistics is GLS’ guiding principle, and a high quality delivery experience is what we are committed to providing each one of our customers. For 24 years, we have been known as GSO in the Western US, serving as an extension of our customers’ businesses to provide flexible and fast parcel and freight delivery to thousands of companies. We will continue to do the same and more, just under a new name (GLS US). We can’t wait to partner with companies like yours to help ensure a superior customer experience with the simplicity of three services under one roof — Parcel, Freight, and Express. Deliver Faster to Your Customers at Comparable Ground Rates Achieve next-day delivery over a much larger geography than other carriers Simplify Your LTL Freight Shipping Process Enjoy straightforward per-pallet rates without the complicated routines of traditional freight carriers Fewer and Lower Fees Pay less in accessorial fees such as residential, additional handling, signature fees, and more. Fulfill More Customer Orders with Flexible Service Options Tailor shipping to your schedule with later pickup times, Sunday pickups, and Saturday delivery options. Conveniently Track Customer Packages in Real Time Stay updated on the status of your shipments via text and email notifications. As a subsidiary of General Logistics Systems B.V., one of the largest international parcel delivery companies, we are excited for the potential to extend our service model in the future to meet your national and international needs.

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Europe • United States • Canada

WEBSITE:

www.gls-us.com

EMAIL:

info@gls-us.com

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: GTMS

PHONE:

855.884.3555

WEBSITE: www.gtms.us

EMAIL:

sales@gtms.us

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More than Just Parcel. Service that Performs! GTMS provides solutions for all companies, transportation modes, and carriers. GTMS has been recognized on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America! } Free Parcel Assessment  Instantly uncover potential refunds on recent FedEx, UPS, and DHL shipping invoices — Get results in just 30 minutes!  https://parcelaudit.gtms.us/prospectus  GTMS slashes freight costs by auditing invoices by line item, disputing claims instantly, and returning dollars back into the business without disrupting operations. } Best New Business Intelligence Tools for all Logistics Modes Globally  GTMS is focused on helping clients achieve best-in-class solutions starting with shipment execution software, best-in-class carrier optimization, tracking throughout the day for a better customer experience, and a final audited ready-topay GL coded invoice.  GTMS brings business intelligence to all facets of transportation and enables organizations to optimize data management and improve shipping efficiency

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} Best-in-Class TMS (Transportation Management System)  Shipment Manifesting and Execution Software  Batch Rating  Full Integration with WMS/ERP Systems  Carrier Notification  Multi-Modal Rating and Routing  Advance Ship Notification  Desktop Solution

} Best-in-Class Consulting Services  GTMS Consulting Services assist every aspect of a company's transportation and logistics organizations. GTMS is the premier logistics technology provider for shippers of all sizes. Our solutions are designed to help clients manage logistics more optimally in order to improve shipping efficiency and control costs.  Contract Optimization  RFP Assistance and Negotiation  Cost Savings through Analytics and Efficiencies


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: Hytrol

PHONE:

870.935.3700

WEBSITE: www.hytrol.com

EMAIL:

info@hytrol.com

At Hytrol, we provide material handling solutions that move the world. We’ve been designing, developing, and delivering advanced material handling systems for over 70 years. Hytrol began as a small company in 1947 — today, we’re a global industry leader, improving people’s lives through valuable interaction, real-time support, and a commitment to innovation. Hytrol creates the highest quality material handling systems in the world, and our product line is constantly expanding to provide the best technology available. We’ve done more than just follow the industry — through energy-efficient technology like 24-volt motors, our high-speed sliding shoe sorters, our modular small item sorters, and our bolt-together parcel conveyor, we’ve actually helped to shape the industries we’re a part of today. We value relationships. Like we have since the beginning, Hytrol goes to market exclusively through the largest network of industry professionals in the world — the Hytrol Integration Partner Network. With over 100 locations globally, these independent companies provide the on-site expertise and local presence needed by customers today. They know local codes, they understand local law, and they have a deep understanding of the industries they are a part of. Through these partnerships, Hytrol provides a distinct advantage to every customer who chooses a Hytrol solution, from parcel to food & beverage distribution. At Hytrol, we operate on a promise: a promise to make lives better, to create the solutions people care about, to make incredible things happen each and every day. Our culture is driven by our desire to create unique solutions through passionate investigation and meaningful interaction.

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: Intelligent Audit

PHONE:

201.889.1110

WEBSITE:

www.intelligentaudit.com

EMAIL:

info@intelligentaudit.com

Intelligent Audit is the technology leader in parcel and freight audit, business intelligence, and transportation spend optimization. IA’s proprietary technology, paired with a team of strategic account managers, helps some of the largest and most complex global shippers analyze, benchmark, optimize, and gain critical insights into their global transportation network. With best-in-class audit and reporting technology, clients can leverage their data to reduce costs, enhance real-time visibility, and improve end-customer experience.

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With more than 2,500 clients representing over $12 billion in annual transportation spend, Intelligent Audit prides itself on providing customers with the tools and insights to help them ship smarter. Intelligent Audit’s services include:

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2. Business Intelligence & Analytics: Achieve real-time visibility to all global transportation activity in IA’s proprietary cloud-based reporting portal. Leverage normalized data to track performance, identify inefficiencies, and prescribe solutions. 3. Spend Optimization: Determine optimal carrier/service mix based on business objectives. Utilize ‘big data’ to benchmark against like-shippers. Develop roadmap for network optimization strategies, such as zone skipping, footprint redistribution, or omnichannel fulfillment. 4. Financial Reporting: Manage complex GL coding and cost allocation by geography, business unit – even SKU. Provide detailed accruals to track all unbilled carrier activity. Model landed costs and compare to budget forecasts. 5. Bank-backed Freight Payment: Streamline carrier payment processes to remove the administrative burden of remittance to numerous counterparties with the security and backing of Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: TBK), a publicly traded financial institution and leader in carrier payment technology and supply chain financing. 6. Proactive Advisory Services: Dedicated strategic account advisors proactively analyze your data, identify issues, uncover opportunities for savings, and act as an extension of your team to help you implement industry best practices.


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International Bonded Couriers, Inc.

PHONE:

718.526.5300

WEBSITE: www.ibcinc.com

EMAIL:

Ed.weissman@ibcinc.com

International Bonded Couriers, Inc. (IBC) is an international logistics company that specializes in providing customized global transportation solutions. We have expert teams dedicated to specialty courier and logistics, international mail processing, document and package express, air and ocean freight, and Customs Brokerage. Our global distribution network of delivery partners in over 175 countries is made up of long standing partners that have the same flexibility as IBC allowing us to do what the larger integrators struggle with. IBC is the largest independent operator of US Customs & Border Protection approved “multi-user” ECCF facilities in the USA and, in addition, operates four CFS facilities. IBC operates ECCF & CFS facilities in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and Chicago. IBC specializes in providing customized transportation solutions on a global level. Our service offerings include e-commerce solutions, ECCF/CFS operator, Customs Brokerage, on-board courier hand-carriers, special on-demand express movements, international mail services, ocean freight, air freight, and fulfillment. Strategic locations at major global gateways, processing in excess of 50 million parcels & mail on an annual basis and nearly 4 decades of experience as a logistics provider, IBC is the expert’s choice for efficient and cost effective global transports.

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: LaserShip

PHONE:

703.761.9030

WEBSITE:

www.lasership.com

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solutions@lasership.com

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Through the many changes to e-commerce and delivery, LaserShip has continuously adapted to ensure shorter transit times, more flexibility, and lower costs than its competitors. Thanks to this proactive approach, we’ve grown to be the largest regional last-mile carrier in the country and support some of the largest retailers in the world. Using speed as our key differentiator, for 33 years we’ve been expanding our delivery network to ensure we are strategically located within the largest and fastest-growing metro areas in the US. Today, LaserShip’s hub-and-spoke delivery network consists of more than 5,000 independent contractors, 60 distribution centers, and 4 sort centers across 23 states reaching over 140 million US consumers. Earlier this year, LaserShip announced several operational investments to improve the e-commerce last mile delivery experience. LaserShip appointed Blake Vaughn as its new chief operating officer, finished rolling out a visual proof of delivery tool to confirm deliveries through its proprietary mobile delivery application, and was awarded the International Supply Chain Protection (ISCPO) Carrier Certification for demonstrating a commitment to supply chain security and achieving full compliance with ISCPO’s Carrier Security Requirements. Also this year, LaserShip expanded service in over 50 markets, increasing its network area by 20% in Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Later this year, LaserShip will open its largest sort center in South Brunswick, NJ. This state-of-theart facility will feature an automated sorting system, increasing package throughput by three-fold. By the end of 2019, we will deliver more packages this year than any other time in our long history. Since our founding in 1986, our mission has always been to be there when and where our customers need us. Based on this founding principle and our focus on continuous improvement and investments, today we’re proud to be the leading provider of same-day and next-day delivery services in the Eastern and Midwest US. Follow our journey at lasership.com.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: LJM Group

PHONE:

631.844.9500

WEBSITE:

www.myLJM.com

WE REDUCE TODAY’S COSTS TO INCREASE TOMORROW’S PROFITS LJM Group offers proven business intelligence solutions for parcel shippers designed to maximize every transportation dollar spent, enabling you to achieve optimal positioning when negotiating a new Carrier Contract, thus exceeding your shipping fulfillment goals. Improved financials and an overall increase to efficiency demonstrate our effect. Our specialized shipping consulting services encompass Carrier Contract Analysis & Rate Negotiations backed by market-competitive benchmarking statistics, and weekly Parcel Invoice Audits driven with cutting-edge technology responsive to customer demands. We offer a wide-ranging TMS program providing refined practices to keep your costs as low as possible and conversely your productivity as high as possible. Other advisory services include GL-Coding with Freight-Pay, Fraud Detection, TruCost Visibility and customized web-portal reporting capabilities. LJM shares parcel intelligence to leverage your position with the Carriers. We begin with our comprehensive invoice audit, revealing your in-depth shipping profile; our team of tenured personnel retain over 200 years of combined experience within logistics, parcel management, finance and contract negotiations. The insight and experience of our former Senior Carrier Pricing Executives have made us authorities at rate and contract negotiations. Our skillset returns cost reductions and measurable savings that will be evident in your bottom line. Our goal is to provide our clients with an informed study and overview of their position as seen from the eyes of the Carriers. Subsequently we successfully strategize and execute an optimal parcel program resulting in increased profits and ideal efficiency. Above all, you now have the ability to manage your Carrier relationship more effectively. We continue to partner with some of the world’s largest shippers- developing, implementing, accomplishing and monitoring billions in transportation spend. Our inside familiarity of the market is incomparable, and our clients typically save an average of 19% on annual shipping spend. You can control what the Carriers do by the way you respond. Respond with LJM. That’s where your power lies.

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kenwood@myLJM.com

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: Logicor, Inc.

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489.857.7900

WEBSITE: logicor.com

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Integrated Shipping Management that Delivers! Be ready for what’s next with GlobalShip™, an enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping software that helps you meet your customers' delivery expectations at the lowest cost and can provide: } Advanced carrier selection optimization using time in transit, DIM, and accessorials } Containerization for optimal box sizing } Address Validation } Multi-Mode support for Parcel & LTL } Windows or IBM i support } On-Premise and Hosted deployment } Improved Tracking and Proof of Delivery management Top Tier Multi-Carrier Compliance With GlobalShip™, you can manage all your carriers and shipping modes from a single, simple user interface. Multi-carrier flexibility lets you quickly adapt to an ever changing environment and gives you the tools to make the right choice on every shipment. GlobalShip™ is a high-performance, shipping software that provides highly scalable, centralized shipping management for one or many locations. API - Integration and Business Rules Integrate GlobalShip™ with your ERP, WMS, and e-commerce applications with the GlobalShip™ API. The GlobalShip™ API enables easy and effective interfacing throughout the enterprise, as well as with related applications and hardware. Implementing business rules with GlobalShip™ helps mistake proof your shipping workflow and reduces training time, improves accuracy and customer satisfaction while reducing your overall cost. LTL GlobalShip™ can also provide intelligent support for your LTL shipments. Advanced API connectivity to your carriers and your rates makes selecting the right carrier fast and seamless. Rated or Non-Rated; using GlobalShip™ can automate your LTL shipping and generation of the bill of lading and pallet labels.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: NPI

PHONE:

888.821.SORT

WEBSITE: NPI is proud to introduce Xstream, our high-speed, automated flats mail and parcel sorting solution. With throughputs up to 30,000 articles per hour, a modular design that facilitates future expansion, and an ergonomic footprint, Xstream makes flat and parcel automation faster and more efficient.

www.NPISorters.com

EMAIL:

michelle@npisorters.com

Xstream processes both incoming and outgoing articles with ease, including bagged, polywrapped, and otherwise non-machinable flats with ease. Xstream sorts a wide variety of articles weighting up to 70 lbs having dimensions up to 24” long, 17” wide, and 12” thick. Xstream features two independent feed stations that easily accommodate plant rolling stock or may be alternately integrated with existing conveyor systems to expedite the presentation of articles into the process stream. Xstream features state-of-the-art barcode reading (BCR) processes operating in a userfriendly Microsoft Windows based software environment. In addition, Xstream may be configured with a weigh-on-fly scale that supports manifest mailings. After weighing the articles (if equipped), reading the address blocks, or decoding the barcodes, articles are quickly and accurately sorted to output destinations according to the currently loaded sort plan. In its basic, dual-sided configuration, Xstream features up to 120 sort destinations. Articles are transported by grooved conveyor belts until one or more carbon fiber blocks known as “shoes” move across the conveyor belt and gently push an article into the destination handling unit or takeaway conveyor. Handling units include but are not limited to tubs, sacks, gondolas, or gaylords. Xstream is supported by time-tested software applications and utilities for system control and diagnostics, barcode processing, sort plan, and report generation. Xstream is the perfect solution for any processing environment, including but not limited to the following: • Magazine Publishers 2013 • Postal Organizations • Courier Companies

• E-Commerce Distributors • Basic Material Handling Companies, and… • You!

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: Pacejet

PHONE:

877.722.3538

WEBSITE: pacejet.com

EMAIL:

info@pacejet.com

Fully Connected Shipping with Pacejet Pacejet is the award-winning shipping platform for midmarket brands. Integrating seamlessly with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems such as Oracle NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics 365, SAP, Infor, Acumatica, and more, Pacejet’s cloud-based solution also offers a RESTful API that enables quoting and shipping in any cloud or software application that powers your business. Reduce rates up to 30% Automatically rate shop across more carriers to find the best price for shipments.

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Reduce labor up to 80% Automate workflows and integrate carriers with your ERP to reduce manual steps. Grow sales with speed, accuracy, and service Choose faster transit times, validate items and quantities, and comply with customer rules. Pacejet pays for itself Generate enough savings to pay for a year’s subscription in as little as 1-2 months. Whether a business ships 50 parcels per day or a mix of 2,000 parcels and palletized freight shipments, Pacejet can create new competitive advantages and support faster business growth. Pacejet solutions can be deployed incrementally as agile improvements over time. Ready to put Pacejet to work for you? Choose Pacejet shipping software and get the right shipments to the right places more quickly, easily, and cost effectively than ever before. That space between your shipping dock and your customer is the final frontier. It is the last link in the chain, the place where your success is determined. That’s why you need Pacejet. Call 877.722.3538, email info@pacejet.com, or visit pacejet.com today and start making shipping a competitive advantage.


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Packaging by Neopost

Packaging by Neopost, part of The Neopost Group, is a global leader in automated packaging solutions. The company provides revolutionary and reliable auto-boxing systems to optimize all steps of package fulfillment while reducing the reliance on labor, saving on shipping and material costs, and strengthening green initiatives. The CVP Automated Packaging Solution is a fit-to-size auto-boxing technology that measures, constructs, seals, weighs, and labels each variable dimension order in a custom-fit box in as little as seven seconds using only one operator. The CVP will also auto-box single- or multi-item orders in addition to hard or soft goods without any additional equipment or operators needed. The system makes fulfillment faster, more reliable, and more efficient than ever before. } Save an average of 88% in labor costs and eliminate 8 to 16 packing stations } Reduces shipping volume by an average of 50% } Save an average of 29% in corrugate material and reduce or eliminate box inventory SKUs } Reduce freight costs by an average of 32% Utilized in a variety of industries, including e-commerce, retail, third-party logistics (3PL), wholesale, and manufacturing, auto-boxing can improve the customer experience while solving many of today’s shippers’ biggest pain points. With the CVP, you can operate lean, use less material, and ship parcels more efficiently with less void fill and volume. Packaging by Neopost enables you to box orders smarter, create smoother processes, and operate at high levels more cost-effectively to build a stronger fulfillment design. Contact one of our packaging experts today to discuss your ROI potential and how an automated packaging solution can integrate into your current strategy.

PHONE:

855.210.2489

WEBSITE:

packagingbyneopost.com

EMAIL:

sales.packaging@neopost.com

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Parcel Insurance Plan.

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800.325.7390

WEBSITE:

www.pipinsure.com

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office@pipinsure.com

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Quality Insurance at a Reasonable Price If your company is currently using declared value or insurance purchased through your shipping carrier, you are paying the same rate as someone who walks in off the street with a fragile tea set packed in a recycled box. Parcel Insurance Plan knows that your warehouse packs better, uses label software with address verification, and has comprehensive manifest reports. You deserve a lower rate for your lower risk. Parcel Insurance Plan has been in business since 1966, specializing exclusively in small parcel shipping insurance. All policies are underwritten by A+ rated Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty. We offer savings of 50% to 90% compared to the carrier’s declared value charges. We provide a simple way to reduce shipping costs while providing peace of mind knowing we are there for you if your package is lost or damaged. PIP’s dedicated claims team handles thousands of small parcel shipping claims each year. We cover your packages for being lost or damaged while in transit. Shipping to international destinations? PIP’s policy has no country exclusions. If the carrier will deliver there, we will insure it. Shipping palletized freight? No problem. PIP insures most small parcel, LTL, freight, and other regional or local carriers. PIP insures thousands of customers across the United States in hundreds of industries including apparel, automotive parts, medical and dental equipment, industrial equipment, even jewelry, furs, and consumer electronics! Request a quote through our website or contact us with questions. Our experienced team is ready to show you how much you can save. Ship with the carrier. Insure with Parcel Insurance Plan.®


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: ParcelLogix

ParcelLogix is the industry leading provider of affordable parcel price benchmarking and carrier contract negotiations. They remove the guesswork from the negotiations process by providing granular FedEx, UPS, and DHL Express discounts and target pricing for all services, accessorial charges, dimensional weight, and additional factors that impact parcel shipping costs.

PHONE:

800.471.2310

WEBSITE:

www.parcellogix.com

EMAIL:

Support@parcellogix.com

Most UPS, FedEx, and DHL shippers are overpaying by 10% to 30%. Odds are that you're overpaying, as well. The benchmarking targets that ParcelLogix provides are the most accurate in the industry and help save their clients millions each year on their shipping costs. Best yet, their clients retain up to 97% of the savings over the term of the carrier agreement. The team at ParcelLogix has worked with some of the largest shippers in the world, unlocking millions of dollars in value for their clients each year. In addition to providing services for medium-sized businesses and global enterprises, the most respected global consulting firms consistently depend on ParcelLogix for their parcel benchmarking expertise and negotiations services. Experience: The ParcelLogix team has analyzed and benchmarked thousands of UPS, FedEx, and DHL pricing agreements over the course of their careers. Their knowledge of the carriers’ key cost-drivers and industry benchmarking gets you the best pricing. Technology: ParcelLogix’s proprietary analytics and benchmarking software measures over 100 key cost drivers and compares your data against hundreds of similar shipment profiles to determine attainable, best-in-class pricing for your organization. Pricing: Technology and experience allow ParcelLogix to provide industry leading results at a fraction of the cost of others. They don’t require long-term contracts and their services are offered for your choice of affordable gainshare and flat fees. The ParcelLogix core competencies are limited exclusively to parcel benchmarking and carrier contract negotiations. This leads to an industry-best return on investment. ParcelLogix prides itself on being an affordable yet highly capable service provider. It is their goal on each engagement to return more of the savings to our clients than any other provider in the industry. If you would like to find out how much your organization is overpaying for small parcel shipping, visit ParcelLogix.com for a free assessment and analysis.

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Northeast, next day, no bull.

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: PCF

PHONE:

877.PCF.6668

WEBSITE:

www.PCFcorp.com

EMAIL:

sales@pcfcorp.com

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Northeast, Next Day, No Bull. PCF is an emergent, next-day regional logistics service provider, concentrated on simply and efficiently fulfilling the high density needs of the northeast final mile parcel market. Residential and business delivery is our thing and has been for over 35 years. With hubs strategically placed in Massachusetts and New Jersey, PCF’s next-day final-mile delivery footprint stretches from southern New Jersey all the way up to southern New Hampshire, a swath that includes over 11 million households. Our network of over 5,000 couriers is on the road every day — 7/365 — making close to a million print media deliveries out of our 40 final-mile plants spanning the territory. We know those roads and neighborhoods, we’re comfortable with the vigor of northeast customers, and we’re undeterred by tough winter weather. We’re taking complexity — and pain — out of the final-mile equation. We work to earn your trust and provide value, making it easy and affordable to do business with us. For example, we don’t believe it’s fair to charge clients a residential surcharge, when, in fact, we’re already in those neighborhoods. And, we have eliminated or reduced several other common accessorial fees to keep things straightforward and simple. We’re a third-generation family-owned business built on a philosophy of fair, firm, and friendly partnerships, so “nickel and diming” a client is not our thing. Beyond traditional parcel delivery, we are happy to offer clients the benefit of our early morning delivery expertise as well as flexible transportation solutions, state of the art tracking, verification and visibility, dedicated account management, and a nimble response to unique requirements and special requests. The final mile is an extension of a product’s brand. As your northeast regional provider, we deliver parcels faster and more affordably than most, while simplifying back-end activities in the bargain. As the country’s largest final mile independent print media distributor, we’ve built a reputation for getting it right or making it right every day — accurately, safely, and on time. Plus, people like doing business with us and so will you, no bull.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: First-Mile to Last-Mile Technology that Solves Global eCommerce Parcel Shipping Challenges Why do thousands of shippers, developers, and logistics service providers trust Pierbridge technology to process hundreds of millions of packages every year? Because we know shipping. It’s no wonder Transtream has helped our technology partners achieve the highest FedEx, UPS, and USPS certification levels. We deliver.

Pierbridge

What makes us different? Experience: Pierbridge’s executive team has led the parcel software industry for over 25 years, introducing innovation after innovation that has transformed the way businesses ship. We turn complex problems into simple solutions.

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Global Presence: Pierbridge is part of the WiseTech Global family of companies that help shippers and 3PLs in 130 countries automate first-mile, cross-border, customs clearance, and last-mile delivery processes. Extensive Carrier Network: Transtream provides one platform to compare pricing and automate cartonization, routing, rating, shipping, tracking, and returns for hundreds of parcel, LTL, and local carrier services worldwide. Multi-Purpose: Our design studio (Composer) enables administrators to modify and adapt Transtream apps to role-specific requirements in warehouses, stores, suppliers, offices, and mail centers. Then change as business needs change. Cartonization: Transtream algorithms instantly take the guesswork out of determining the most transportation cost-effective way to pack an order, load a pallet or a container. Save time, money, and eliminate unexpected DIM fees. Mobile: Transtream’s browser apps or API can be accessed by thousands of work stations, tablets, or phones across the enterprise and beyond. Integrate with scales, printers, and other data sources from the cloud using Transtream’s IoT technology. Enterprise Class: Deployed on premise or in the cloud, Transtream’s scalable, highperformance architecture enables you to ship hundreds of thousands of packages from a single location, or a few packages from thousands of locations per day. Regulatory Compliance: Transtream provides the controls you need to ensure compliance with Dangerous Goods shipping. Community Management: If you are a software developer or 3PL, Transtream provides a community management console to rapidly onboard, configure, and administrate thousands of customers, all from the cloud.

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508.630.1220

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www.pierbridge.com sales@pierbridge.com

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: ProShip, Inc.

PHONE:

800.353.7774

WEBSITE:

www.proshipinc.com

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sales@proshipinc.com

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ProShip Multi-Carrier Shipping Software Back in 2000, shipping software technology was full of kinks and obstacles, causing customer experience and satisfaction to be extremely low. Recognizing this, two US Navy veterans put their heads together to create something better — something to improve satisfaction for both the customer and the shipper; saving everyone time, money, and headaches in the end. The resulting shipping software is now highly regarded in the shipping industry as the gold standard. As the most trusted global provider of automated multi-carrier shipping software, ProShip empowers its customers to ship at lightning speeds, stay carrier compliant 24/7/365, and build stronger-than-ever customer revenue streams. With almost two decades of enterprise experience in the shipping and supply chain industry, ProShip’s time-tested technology and advanced functionality continues to remain unmatched. Retailers, manufacturers, third-party logistics, and healthcare companies who choose ProShip, choose the number one in speed, compliance, reliability, and experience. We’re not like those other guys. We understand that your business is more than boxes and labels — it’s about the customers you serve, the moments you help create, and the effort it takes to keep them coming back time and time again. Join some of the largest, global shippers and go beyond the box with ProShip. For more information on how ProShip Multi-Carrier Shipping Software works, the clients we serve, and how you can start shipping with the #1 shipping software on the market, please visit our website at www.proshipinc.com.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: S&H Systems

PHONE:

470.226.3308

Since 2002, S&H Systems has been committed to designing, installing, and supporting the warehouse system solution that works best for our clients. We know that there is never a one-size-fits-all solution. And there shouldn’t be. S&H Systems delivers a team of professionals that listens and follows through with thoughtful planning and a value proposition. We also bring best-of-breed solutions to every project, giving our clients a competitive edge, with warehouse solutions that meet hundreds of different criteria. From conveyors to robots, our systems design and engineering staff have a host of options to choose from, and deliver not only the right solution for today, but one that works for your company’s growth plan. Add to all that, a project management and installation team that’s one of the best in the business. Our people have the expertise, the drive, and the dedication to every project — large or small — that builds long-term relationships. Our customers appreciate that we keep our promise and stick with the job until it’s completed to their satisfaction. For your next project, experience a company that’s focused on bringing value and a commitment to excellence in everything we do. CAPABILITIES: System Analysis & Design Engineering, Controls & Software Installation, Post-Sales Support TECHNOLOGIES: Conveyor & Sortation Systems Palletizing & Depalletizing AS/RS Mezzanines & Structures INDUSTRIES: E-commerce Fulfillment Parcel Food & Beverage Warehouse & Distribution

WEBSITE:

www.shsystems.com

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info@shsystems.com

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: Sealed Air

PHONE:

800.648.9093

WEBSITE:

www.sealedair.com

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges, and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging, and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries.

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As a global leader in packaging, we understand the changing dynamics of e-commerce and the small parcel shipping industry. Whether you’re a home-based business, outgrowing your current warehouse space, or managing multiple business locations, our innovative line of packaging solutions makes your fulfillment operation more efficient, more consistent, and more convenient. We use our knowledge and expertise to partner with businesses of all sizes to understand your specific challenges, solve your concerns with solutions and insights, and support the long-term growth of your business. Today you may need a single solution, but tomorrow you may need many. Our goal is to partner with you every step of the way. As your business changes, we adapt with you, helping you ship anywhere in the world.


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Spend Management Experts

With transportation, distribution, and fulfillment costs soaring due to a rapidly changing business environment, even the most sophisticated supply chain operations are frequently overpaying. Large shippers are bombarded with price increases, costly policy changes, and a myriad of new surcharges that are impossible to evaluate and mitigate without technology tools and insider knowledge. Achieving a competitive advantage in a dynamic global marketplace requires efficient supply chain operations.

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404.902.5390

WEBSITE:

www.spendmgmt.com

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solutions@spendmgmt.com

Spend Management Experts can help you optimize your spend across the supply chain, reducing transportation, distribution, and fulfillment costs by 20% or more. Our finance backgrounds and extensive experience analyzing costs relative to vendor profitability enable us to develop effective supply chain optimization strategies. Our approach is non-intrusive to daily supply chain operations. We employ unparalleled market intelligence and a proprietary cost modeling approach, targeting hidden costs and identifying savings opportunities. We then build strong business cases based on actual data to negotiate better terms, pricing, and service levels for our clients. Our value proposition is often based on a pay-for-performance fee model. We offer three categories of service to help clients effectively manage spend across all modes: Strategic Sourcing: You must understand where you are today before you set goals for tomorrow. SME provides a complete evaluation of existing carrier contracts, terms, and pricing as well as alternative sourcing solutions. Supply Chain Strategy: Most supply chain strategy teams are big on challenges and short on resources. SME provides companies with a complete view of their spend environment, enabling them to maximize efficiency and minimize waste. Business Intelligence: Freight audit has gone digital and the returns go well beyond cost savings. SME ensures carriers comply with their contract terms and agreements and will help generate harddollar savings by identifying and claiming 100% of the entitled funds. The benefits are undeniable: reduced transportation costs, increased operational efficiencies, dynamic reporting and data normalization, greater budgeting and forecasting accuracy, and optimized supply chain planning. Spend Management Experts delivers a true competitive edge.

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Tension Packaging & Automation

PHONE:

855.763.7275 x 4103

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www.tensionautomation.com

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Automated Order Fulfillment Solutions WHO ARE WE? Tension Packaging & Automation designs and builds modular and scalable automated packaging, weighing, manifesting, and sorting systems for direct-to-the-consumer order fulfillment distribution centers, AND mail order and central fill pharmacies. If you are hand picking and packing items into corrugated boxes, polybags, or padded envelopes, then one of Tension’s automated packaging and sorting solutions could be a very costeffective option for you. For many years, Tension has been developing semi-automated polybagging packaging and sorting solutions to handle the shipping of various items to customers' homes. Up to now, Tension has only sold polybagging systems that produce fixed length polybags. Traditionally, the costs for shipping packages directly to your home was based only on the weight/distance of the package. New shipping rates are now based on the dimensional weight (DIM), which is a calculation that uses the weight AND the length x width x height of the packages. AUTOMATED PACKAGING SOLUTIONS Our polybagging solutions range from the Sharp SX and SX-GO Tabletop bagging systems, to our unique HPC Horizontal Polybagging system and now our new VAB — Variable Length Auto Packing solution. Designed specifically for shipping variable length items, the VAB accepts a continuous stream of products, determines the optimum length using sensors and then cuts the polyfilm to create a custom sized package. The package exits the system and a shipping label is applied. An optional inline scale is available for weight verification or rate shopping. Once the package is finished, it travels down to a sorter to it can be diverted into the correct bin for carrier shipping. A smaller package results in less consumables being used and lower shipping costs. WHY CHOOSE US Tension Packaging brings a totally integrated automated packaging labeling, weighing, and sorting solution to the pre-pack and direct-to-the-consumer order fulfillment market. Given that we are responsible for all facets of the solution, including concept design, machine, software, consumables, training, and support, we remain committed throughout the installation and operation process to make sure your automated pre-pack and order fulfillment solution project goes smoothly and meets all your expectations. We understand the demand to control costs, increase productivity, and grow your organization.


Transportation Insight's parcel platform combines audit, network engineering and advanced analytics to identify and diagnose performance gaps before prescribing an approach that optimizes network efficiencies and maximizes service to end customers. Parcel Audit Backed by an annual SOC 1 Type II third-party compliance audit, our parcel audit uses a scientific approach to ensure clients receive the desired service at the contracted terms.

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} Invoice audits: Analyze each invoice to ensure complete accuracy and identify issues with rates, rebate calculation, discount tier verification, and more. } Service audits: Provide carrier accountability to service guarantees and contractual commitments to ensure delivery satisfaction and repeat orders. Identify and resolve lost and damaged packages. } Compliance audits: Larger savings can be found in complying with established best practices, internal business procedures, and carrier regulations. A reputable audit provider confirms the adherence of these essential areas and works to mitigate future occurrences and costs. Network Engineering Transportation Insight’s Parcel Engineering achieves logistics optimization through a three-phase process that better aligns client strategies with the carrier network. } Solutions Assessment: Learn current state, identify goals, service needs, and logistics requirements

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Transportation Insight

PHONE:

877.226.9950

WEBSITE:

www.transportationinsight.com

EMAIL:

info@transportationinsight.com

} Program Analysis and Design: Combine deep industry knowledge and proprietary technology for parcel program analysis } Implementation: Manage RFPs and optimize the small package platform to best meet customer needs Advanced Analytics Insight Parcel’s Advanced Analytics supplements shippers’ parcel programs with powerful data visualization. Transportation Insight collaborates with clients to analyze KPIs; evaluate trends and expense drivers like fuel, accessorials, zones, and weight classes; and improve operational efficiency by enhancing costs, productivity, inventory placement, and DC alignment.

The parcel carriers’ rate increase strategies add a layer of complexity to a shipping environment where e-commerce continues to drive volatility. Perspective on past rate increases and their broader impact across the small package networks positions shippers to quickly pivot their processes to maintain customer experience and enterprise profitability.

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VP of Parcel Operations Todd Benge leverages more than 30 years of parcel shipping experience to deliver rate forecasts and impact analysis for PARCEL Forum. Get his insight at www.transportationinsight. com/Rates2020.

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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: Trax

PHONE:

800.755.0110

WEBSITE:

www.traxtech.com

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sales@traxtech.com

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Trax is the global leader in parcel and non-parcel invoice audit. Combining industry leading cloud based applications with expert services across all modes, we are transforming traditional freight and parcel audit into Transportation Spend Management to help customers better SEE, SAVE, and CONTROL their global transportation costs and drive enterprise wide efficiency. With a global footprint spanning North America, Latin America, Asia, and Europe, we deliver data based visibility and insights, higher savings, and better control of transportation spend for shippers of all sizes. Transportation Spend Management At Trax, our Total TSMsm solution is purpose-built as a closed loop spend management solution for transportation; combining and leveraging a best-in-class rate management, data processing, and audit capabilities with a rich set of spend intelligence solutions or Transportation Spend Intelligence (TSI). Total TSM represents the next generation of freight and parcel audit and we intend to drive the industry toward comprehensive transportation spend management to finally deliver the capabilities shippers require to better manage and control their transportation costs. Transportation Spend Intelligence Best-in-class analytics can transform transportation cost data into any advantage for any shipper across any mode. Analytics can eliminate the pain involved with managing raw transportation data and converting it into actionable intelligence — reducing the time required to take action. Trax delivers transportation spend intelligence through our TSI solution suite, enabling shippers to analyze their transportation spending and answer key questions like “Where can I save money?", "What should I be able to see that I can't?" and "How do I control my spend better?". Whether it’s our TSI Insights solution, which captures all spending and KPIs in a best-in-class business intelligence solution or our patent pending TSI Variance Analysis, which quickly lets you measure the changes in your spending and identify the root causes of those changes, TSI gives you control. Why Trax Trax delivers solutions that move beyond traditional freight and parcel audit and enable shippers of all sizes to quickly gain the benefit of transportation spend management — enabling you to better manage and control one of your most significant and complex spend categories.


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CONTACT INFO: COMPANY: U.S. Bank

PHONE:

866.274.5898

5 ways to cut costs at every mile.

WEBSITE:

freight.usbank.com/smallparcel

While freight costs have long been an area of focus for businesses, small parcel has often been overlooked. Yet what happens in the last mile plays a major role in determining the cost of goods and services. So what can companies do to get a handle on the last mile? These five steps are an important place to start. 1. Get visibility into the entire supply chain. We all know shipping isn’t free, but customers increasingly expect not to pay for it. That’s why businesses need to understand the true allocated cost per package. Business intelligence that allows a holistic look at the supply chain enables shippers to understand details that, over time, can make a serious impact on shipping budgets. 2. Focus on financial validation. Using a fully automated process, shippers can break down freight costs and assign GL codes. Essential for tracking costs, GL coding can be a key component of fraud prevention. Marrying carrier data with shipper data allows shippers to look for any misuse of the account. 3. Identify opportunity with proactive account management. Smart information management is key to streamlining processes and cutting costs. However, disparate systems and lack of resources to analyze data often means improvement opportunities are missed. U.S. Bank Freight Payment makes small-parcel data manageable with easy-to-use reporting and account management to monitor and track performance. 4. Audit all shipments. While many companies only spot-check small parcel shipments, it’s essential to audit every package that’s sent to ensure overpayments aren’t being made and to capture the data needed for internal review. To do this correctly requires a true small-parcel rating engine that audits every package. If a package arrives late or damaged, we’ll know and fees can be recovered. 5. Move toward automation. This final step enables the previous four, so it’s essential for any shipper. Manual processes are time-consuming, more error prone, and make data analysis nearly impossible. A partner like U.S. Bank Freight Payment can automate your small-parcel and large freight processing, streamlining data feeds from multiple carriers’ systems. To learn more visit freight.usbank.com/smallparcel.

EMAIL:

intouchwithus@usbank.com

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Visible Supply Chain Management

PHONE:

877.506.2614

WEBSITE: VisibleSCM.com

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Sales@VisibleSCM.com

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No one wraps up parcels quite like Visible. Founded as a fulfillment company with a single warehouse in 1992, Visible has grown to become one of the country’s leading providers of shipping, packaging, fulfillment, and logistics. Shipping 158 million packages a year, we rank second only to Amazon as a USPS reseller. The resulting bulk buying power, together with Visible’s New Blue shipping rates, save customers up to 41.2% on shipping costs. Custom packaging services reduce their costs more, by rightsizing package dimensions and weights, based on carrier rate brackets. And four bicoastal warehouses allow our customers to lower rates even further, by optimizing based on shipping zones. As a result, Visible now works with over 25,000 customers, shipping to almost 140 countries and territories. Its seasoned experts fulfill using proprietary technology that helps it maintain a 99.84% accuracy rate, give customers 24/7/365 shipment tracking, and a 99.90% on-time shipping record. With this kind of parcel prowess, no wonder Visible is able to help eCommerce retailers better compete with the biggest brand names out there today.

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“Firstly, no other company offers everything we do under one roof. You can’t find another partner that will handle parcels, shipping strategies, fulfillment and distribution, logistics and custom packaging all together, seamlessly. Secondly, we are also the only company that offers customers full end-to-end transparency. Our clients can monitor their inventory, logistics, upcoming orders, etc. with updated tracking any time of the day, all year round. They take comfort in knowing exactly where their products are at all times of the day or night. And lastly, we offer any company, any size, a free shipping analysis with no strings attached. Our goal is to save customers money and help them redefine their shipping strategies, from a single shipper to a multi-carrier approach.” Casey Adams, President, Visible Supply Chain Management


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CONTACT INFO: Online businesses shipping internationally often have to choose between fast shipping providers that cost a fortune, and more affordable shipping providers that take weeks to deliver. Zenda offers shippers the best of both worlds: fast shipping and great prices to 500 million customers in the UK and Europe. Powered by British Airways, Zenda is a shipping solution that delivers your packages from the USA to Europe in 4 to 8 days, with costs up to 50% less expensive than other Express shipping providers. And with Zenda, you can avoid extra costs like fuel surcharges or residential delivery charges. Our Delivered Duty Paid service includes an accurate, real-time landed cost calculator so your customers can prepay all taxes and duties at checkout. Zenda maps your items to commodity codes and creates all your shipping labels, ensuring a seamless customs clearance process, and no more surprise import fees for your customers! Visit www.zenda.global for a demo and to learn more about offering the shipping options your European customers want at prices they love.

COMPANY: Zenda

PHONE:

404.431.5367

WEBSITE:

www.zenda.global

EMAIL:

contact@zenda.global

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Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions

PHONE:

800.785.7959

WEBSITE: www.zdscs.com

EMAIL:

info@zdscs.com

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We are Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions, expert consultants for the supply chain industry. The Zero Down team is backed by our proprietary, industry-leading logistics technology, providing a full-service solution for any organization that has supply chain movement. Our clients include shippers, carriers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, LTL companies, fulfillment companies, and other supply chain solutions providers. We provide real results, such as: } 15-25% reduction in shipping costs } Immediate 2-5% savings on total parcel spend with audit service } $27k saved for a client in the first three months of implementation of our audit service } 1.5-2 hours saved per employee, per day by automating data extraction } Negotiated no less than 17% savings on our last 15+ carrier contract optimization projects } Clients can keep existing carriers, but simply pay less Our services are designed to save your most vital resources: time and money. And the best part is, we work on contingency and don’t send an invoice if we don’t save you money. Contact us for an online demo today. We’d love to show you what we can do for your bottom line. 
 Mention discount code HOTCOMPANY10 for 10% off your first month’s invoice.

“It is a pleasure to be selected as a Hot Company for the second year in a row! Our non-intrusive approach has been tried and proven to be successful over the last 15 years, and our solutions continue to provide real results that impact the bottom line. We’d like to show you how with a complimentary demo. Contact our team today.”

EXECUTIVE STATEMENT

Brad A. McBride - CEO, Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions and FreightOptics


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