project44 Extends Advanced Visibility Platform with Multimodal Inventory Tracking and Rapid Carrier Onboarding Capabilities
eCommerce has fundamentally changed supply chain expectations. New standards in visibility, predictability, flexibility and product availability based on the consumer delivery experience have fully crept into all B2B and B2C businesses. To help organizations meet these evolving on-demand customer expectations, project44, the world’s leading Advanced Visibility Platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms, announced two new product offerings during the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference intended to deliver sustainable and scalable commercial success to their growing customer base of Fortune 500 retailers, manufacturers, distributors and logistics providers.
The Visibility Operations Center (VOC) is project44’s newly enhanced, easy-to-use and intuitive application that provides visibility into global, multimodal transportation for all parties across the supply chain. project44 also unveiled their Network Management Center (NMC) -- a fully automated, transparent and secure carrier onboarding application that rapidly connects North American and European truckload providers into the Advanced Visibility Platform.
“To successfully navigate today’s complex and uncertain operating conditions, supply chain leaders need intuitive and simple digital applications that allow them to rapidly access high-fidelity data and leverage predictive business intelligence,” said project44 Chief Strategy Officer Mike Reed. “The VOC and NMC are examples of how project44 is enabling our growing customer base to seamlessly connect shipments, people and carriers together to achieve actionable Advanced Visibility that goes beyond just ‘dots on a map’.”
Visibility Operations Center
project44’s Visibility Operations Center provides the necessary digital infrastructure, collaboration tools and business intelligence to efficiently manage resources, improve predictability, strengthen supplier-retailer collaboration and refine lead time.
The VOC seamlessly stitches together different transportation modes in a single view. With this revolutionary functionality, users can track global shipments or orders continuously without having to toggle between screens, applications or dashboards. This includes the ability to tie purchase order, line item or SKU-level details directly into a specific tracking experience -- improving product availability, inventory levels and resource management. Single-view multimodal functionality is currently available as containers, shipments and orders move from ocean to rail, with additional modes to be added in the future.
For example, retailers and manufacturers can now start to track all holiday and peak season related orders and shipments in a single view regardless of where they are in the supply chain. In just one application, project44’s customers can proactively keep watch over and collaborate to prioritize the delivery of certain SKUs, knowing that any inventory not on the shelves by a certain date is a waste.
One such customer already realizing the benefits of seamlessly connecting multimodal transportation exceptions with inventory planning is a leading global electronics manufacturer. “To meet the strict delivery deadlines, we need to have real-time visibility into every single SKU and box in our supply chain. project44 enables us to collect extensive information from disparate parts of our multimodal transportation ecosystem. We automatically marry that data with our inventory databases to provide one single big picture view of everything that matters across our entire supply chain.”
Network Management Center
The ROI of transportation visibility fully depends on a vendor’s ability to seamlessly integrate with their customer’s unique ecosystem of global carriers. For most, carrier integration is cobbled together through cumbersome email surveys and manual phone calls which can drag on for weeks or even months, significantly delaying go-live.
The Network Management Center is a first-of-its-kind fully automated, transparent and scalable way to connect North American and European over-the-road capacity into project44’s Advanced Visibility Platform. project44’s intuitive new application reduces tedious onboarding processes to a few short steps. 50% of new carriers connect into the project44 network and initiate data sharing within hours, with 80% of carriers signing up in less than ten days of being invited — significantly improving visibility coverage and time to value for project44 customers.
Data privacy and protection is another key concern among carriers and can lead to onboarding delays. project44’s NMC is at the leading edge of data security, protections and privacy in this market, with clear and detailed options for data sharing, and is the only platform that is fully GDPR compliant.
To hear more about project44’s groundbreaking new applications, visit them at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference exhibitor booth #662, attend their best practice session on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. GMT or contact email@example.com.
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.
Vice President of Marketing
About Business Wire
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
Delta-Q Technologies Announces Its New RQ350 Battery Charger for Electric Vehicles and Machines27.5.2020 23:51:00 EEST | Press release
Today, Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q) introduces its latest sealed charger with the RQ350 for electric vehicles and industrial machines. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200527005918/en/ The RQ350 is an expansion of Delta-Q's RQ Series offering OEMs a charging solution for lower power applications. (Photo: Business Wire) Having found significant market success with the IC Series chargers rated from 650 to 1200 watts, Delta-Q has set its sights on lower power applications with its new 350-watt charger. This new build was designed and tested to meet automotive levels of product reliability, improving machine runtimes. “The RQ350 is a response to our customers’ needs in multiple application segments,” says Lloyd Gomm, VP of Business Development. “Our customers have asked us to bring our high reliability charger design into both lower and higher capacity battery charging applications. The RQ350 solidly answers the
City of Austin Partners with NTT to Accelerate Smart City Technologies27.5.2020 23:00:00 EEST | Press release
The City of Austin and NTT Corporation (NTT) today announced their intention to partner on an Accelerate Smart pilot project that will use new technologies to analyze traffic patterns, ease congestion and support community planning in Austin. NTT’s Accelerate Smart data platform, as well as modular data center infrastructure for edge deployments, will monitor traffic-related issues downtown using Internet of Things (IoT) devices deployed at the intersections of Cesar Chavez Street and Trinity Street and Neches Street and 8th Street. The smart city project will collect traffic-related and mobility data through vehicle counting and classification, as well as wrong way vehicle occurrences, to provide real-time notifications and better inform how to implement appropriate solutions to fit traffic patterns. “We are piloting NTT because these solutions have the potential to help Austin digitally transform how people move safely through the city. By better understanding the data and causal eff
Monument Re Completes Acquisition of GreyCastle Holdings Ltd and Its Subsidiaries27.5.2020 20:54:00 EEST | Press release
Monument Re announced today that it has completed the acquisition of GreyCastle Holdings Ltd. (‘GreyCastle’) and its subsidiaries, which include GreyCastle Life Reinsurance (SAC) Ltd. and GreyCastle Services Ltd., following receipt of regulatory approval from the Bermuda Monetary Authority. About GreyCastle GreyCastle was founded in 2014 by a group of institutional investors to reinsure a block of XL Life Reinsurance life and annuity liabilities of approximately USD4bn. About Monument Re Monument Re Limited is a life Reinsurance and Insurance Holding Company with a presence in Bermuda, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Guernsey, with branches in Spain, Italy, France and Germany. Monument Re operates as a reinsurer and acquirer of European asset intensive portfolios. Through this strategy, Monument Re assumes asset-based risks within its risk appetite and efficiently operates these businesses or portfolios. Monument Re is subject to Group Supervision by the Bermuda Monet
Morgan Stanley Sustainable Signals: Asset Owners See Sustainability as Core to Future of Investing27.5.2020 16:18:00 EEST | Press release
A majority of asset owners globally actively integrate ESG factors into their investment process, according to a new survey published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. The new survey polled 110 public and corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth entities, insurance companies and other large asset owners worldwide, 92% of which had total assets over $1 billion. The survey gathered insights about trends, motivations, challenges and implementation approaches in sustainable investing. This work builds on the Institute’s extensive body of research tracking sustainable investing trends over the last six years through its Sustainable Signals survey series focused on individual investors, asset owners and asset managers. “These results provide an additional proof point that sustainable investing has become table stakes,” said Audrey Choi, Chief Sustainability Officer and CEO of the Institute for Sustai
Sisvel Announces the First Licensees of Its Video Coding Licensing Platform27.5.2020 16:00:00 EEST | Press release
Sisvel International S.A. (“Sisvel”) today announced that Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (“Mitsubishi Electric”) has entered into a patent license agreement for both Sisvel’s VP9 and AV1 Licensing Programs. “As a company with a long tradition in research and development in the video coding technologies, it goes without saying that we respect patent positions held by other innovators and that we take a license under the patents offered by Sisvel’s Video Coding Licensing Platform implemented in our products,” says Mr. Yoshimichi Shishido, Senior General manager of Corporate Licensing Division at Mitsubishi Electric. “We have the utmost respect for Mitsubishi Electric’s position and welcome them as the first licensee of our patent pools. We believe this represents a strong signal to the market and we expect that other respectful implementers will follow Mitsubishi Electric’s example,” says Mattia Fogliacco, President of Sisvel International S.A.. Likewise, Sisvel has also granted a licen
Rimini Street Speeds Software Issue Resolution by 23% with New Artificial Intelligence Applications27.5.2020 16:00:00 EEST | Press release
Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that it has reduced software issue resolution times by 23% using its new patent pending Rimini Street Artificial Intelligence Support Applications (AI Applications), and that to date the AI Applications have won two awards for innovation and achievement in customer service. The new AI Applications are a result of Rimini Street’s continued investment in optimizing support processes and ensuring global service delivery outcomes at scale. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200527005073/en/ Rimini Street Speeds Software Issue Resolution by 23% with New Artificial Intelligence Applications (Graphic: Business Wire) Delivering a Better Client Experience Through Artificial Intelligence The Rimini Street A
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom