LAS VEGAS–Ecommerce growth is impacting shipping precision, speed and costs. In 2017 alone, US companies spent over $1.5 trillion transporting goods, according to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ annual State of Logistics report. Next week, at Velocity 2019, MercuryGate’s annual user conference, project44, the world’s leading Advanced Visibility Platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms, will be sharing best practices for more cost-effective, high-speed, high-volume freight shipping.
project44, Technicolor and MercuryGate will explore how organizations can build high performing logistics networks equipped to handle extreme shipping volumes in a panel discussion, titled Managing High Volume, High Velocity Multimodal Freight.
“With the rise of ecommerce, everyone has come to expect faster, more precise, and more visible deliveries,” said Mike Reed, Chief Strategy Officer of project44. “Managing shipments across ocean, rail, truck and all the exchanges in-between is a serious challenge. Virtually all retailers and their suppliers are straining to meet customer expectations, while keeping costs in line and dealing with unpredictable events such as extreme weather, new tariffs and boarder closings. The executives on this panel will share their experiences, lessons learned, and best practices in building agile supply chains that can adapt to current market conditions.”
Leveraging the power of project44, organizations, like Technicolor, are able to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. The electronics manufacturer has implemented project44’s Advanced Visibility platform leveraging the native integration with MercuryGate to eliminate gaps in multimodal (LTL, volume LTL and Full Truckload) visibility and enhance transportation predictability.
To hear more from project44 while at Velocity 2019, attend their panel presentation or visit their exhibitor booth located at Kiosk #14.
Panel: Managing High Volume, High Velocity Multimodal Freight
Date: Monday, May 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. PT
Location: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Room Gracia 4-8
Panelists: Mike Reed, Chief Strategy Officer, project44; Elaine Singleton, Vice President and General Manager, Global Logistics Technicolor; Steve Blough, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, MercuryGate; Alex Lopatkin, Director of International Implementation, MercuryGate
For the latest updates on Velocity 2019, visit velocity.mercurygate.com, or join in the conversation on social media by using #2019velocity.
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 project44 cloud-based platform, organizations can increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers.
Connected to thousands of 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. To learn more, visit www.project44.com.