Global Connectivity With Chicago Roots

Bringing together a unique blend of transportation and technology domain expertise that could only be found in Chicago, a key transportation hub for more than 150 years and home to one of the fastest growing tech communities.

Bringing together a unique blend of transportation and technology domain expertise that could only be found in Chicago, a key transportation hub for more than 150 years and home to one of the fastest growing tech communities.

What We Do

project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms. project44 connects, automates, and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. Leveraging the power of the cloud-based project44 platform, organizations are able to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. Connected to over 175,000 carriers worldwide and having comprehensive coverage for all ELD and telematics devices on the market, project44 supports all transportation modes and shipping types, including Parcel, Final-Mile, Less-than-Truckload, Volume Less-than-Truckload, Truckload, Rail, Intermodal, and Ocean.

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How We Got Our Name

US Highway 66 was constructed in 1926. The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in America, originally connected Chicago, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before ending in Santa Monica, California. It covered a total of 2,448 miles.

Thirty years later, transportation had evolved. Legacy highway systems that once connected the US could not support the new ways of doing things without progressing. Engineers sought out more direct routes between cities and towns, and in 1953, the first major bypass of US 66 was constructed. It was called Highway 44. Jump ahead 61 years and the concept of project44 was born with a vision of a truly digitized and automated transportation value chain. As an innovative company responding to changing needs of the industry, it was only fitting that we got our name and inspiration from “Highway 44”.

Our Story

Technology develops at an exciting pace. It wasn’t long ago that the possibility of owning a computer seemed distant to the average household, now practically everyone carries powerful devices around in their pockets.

The supply chain has experienced more change in the last year than in the previous five decades, but is quickly requiring a level of connectivity, speed, and precision that marketplace or traditional approaches can’t deliver.

With deep domain expertise in transportation, logistics, and SaaS technology, serial entrepreneur Jett McCandless founded project44 to connect transportation networks in real-time and deliver seamless interoperability between carriers, shippers, systems, and customers. Under his leadership, project44 is changing the way shippers, 3PLs, and carriers work together to power a real-time, transparent, and optimized shipping experience.

Our Platform and Solutions

By digitizing the entire shipment lifecycle, the project44 cloud-based advanced visibility platform ensures access to the right information at the right time, creating a smarter end-to-end shipping experience. Our goal is to build the only ubiquitous logistics network that every freight shipper uses to connect to every carrier in a transparent and efficient manner.

Looking for more details about our solutions? Check out how retailers, suppliers, 3PLs, and carriers are leveraging project44.

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Join Our Team

We tackle problems ingrained deeply into the core of our global supply chain – problems that have been plaguing this industry for centuries. We build and deliver well-designed technology that improves everyday business operations, while dreaming about what else we can accomplish.

Sound like something you want to be a part of? Join our team.