DAT Solutions, LLC
DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, motor carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 256 million freight matches and a database of $68 billion in annual market transactions. As the industry standard in truckload pricing, DAT’s freight rate database also provides the settlement prices against which trucking freight futures contracts are traded.
Founded in 1978, DAT Solutions LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP), a diversified technology company and constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and Russell 1000 indices.
(Diamond Sponsor for BGSA Supply Chain “Shark Tank” competition)
Benesch Attorneys at Law
Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Group is nationally preeminent and was specifically created to address the needs of users and providers of transportation and logistics services. This multidisciplinary group of transactional, regulatory, and litigation attorneys, like so many others within the firm, services clients nationally and internationally.
(sponsoring Friday Breakfast)
Cambridge Capital is a Palm Beach-based private equity firm investing in logistics, supply chain and technology. Founded by Benjamin Gordon, Cambridge provides private equity to finance the expansion, recapitalization or acquisition of growth companies in our sectors. Our philosophy is to invest in companies where our operating expertise and in-depth supply chain knowledge can help our portfolio companies achieve outstanding value.
(sponsoring Thursday Dinner)
FedEx Corp. provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $58 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 400,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards, and the needs of their customers and communities.
(sponsoring Friday Cruise)
Lean Staffing Solutions
Lean Staffing Solutions is the pioneer of helping U.S. based transportation/logistics companies set up satellite offices in Colombia, South America with fully bilingual, college educated employees. We provide the infrastructure, support, and staff near shore and offer cost optimization and scalability programs to all modes of transportation (3PLS, Freight Forwarders and Carriers.)
(sponsoring Thursday Lunch)
Supply Chain Brain
SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions, and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature.
WNS is a leading global business process management company offering business value to 400+ clients globally across a wide range of industries, including Transportation & Logistics (T&L). We combine our deep industry knowledge with technology and analytics expertise to co-create innovative, digital-led transformational solutions with clients from the T&L industry. These industry-specific solutions cater to all segments of freight and logistics industry — ocean, freight forwarders, Non-vessel Owning Common Carriers (NVOCC), air express, road (trucking), rail and third-party logistics (3PL) firms.
WNS also delivers a broad spectrum of cross-industry services including finance & accounting, customer care, procurement & sourcing and research & analytics. WNS’ global footprint covers 61 delivery centers across 12 countries.
(sponsoring Thursday Cocktails)