Fortigo Named Top Logistics IT Provider for 2021 by Inbound Logistics
AUSTIN, Texas, USA (April 21, 2021) — Fortigo, Inc., transportation management and freight audit solution experts, announced today that it has been named as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2021 by Inbound Logistics magazine for the 16th year in a row.
Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 400 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2021. Editors seek to match readers' fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected. All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers' needs for scalability, simplicity, fast ROI, and ease of implementation.
"The business disruptions of the past year remind businesses to focus like a laser beam on improving enterprise operations through investments in technology. The challenges are many and are now top of mind. Improving end-to-end visibility, achieving closer integration with value chain partners, and finding efficient sources of transport lift have clearly become survival issues for many. Fortigo was selected as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider because its solutions address these critical needs and helps companies move along the continuum to truly become demand-driven enterprises," stated Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics.
Fortigo TMS provides a one-stop solution for companies looking to intelligently optimize their shipping operations at a global, enterprise level. Whether they are shipping letters, pallets, or containers, the cloud-based Fortigo TMS can handle any shipment and any geography. Customers enjoy the benefits of automation, optimization, visibility, event management, and robust reporting in one easy-to-use system. The system is designed to easily support integrations with other vendors and partners.
"We are proud to be recognized in this year’s list of top IT providers. Over the past 12 months, Fortigo has continued to introduce innovation into its product suite with over 60 new features and integrations, allowing customers to strategically manage their supply chains and make smart shipping decisions without deploying overly complicated and expensive supply chain management systems," said George Kontoravdis, PhD, founder and president of Fortigo. "We enjoy stepping up to the challenge to continuously enhance our offering and deliver quick results," he added.
In addition to the popular TMS, Fortigo also offers a Freight Audit and Payment service that eliminates overcharging and identifies incorrect charges based on several criteria such as carrier service level agreement, negotiated rate sheets, and volume discounts. The service ensures that negotiated contracted rates are honored for each charge code in an invoice. Users enjoy industry-leading features, and Fortigo is the only provider that guarantees freight audit accuracy. Upon customer funding, Fortigo guarantees timely electronic payment to carriers in any currency around the world.
With the SaaS delivery model, Fortigo manages the hardware, infrastructure, software tools, and personnel. Upgrades are seamless, and there is no need to schedule deployment windows to support enhancements, fixes, and patches.
"Fortigo is committed to meeting the evolving needs of our customers and showing an ROI that is a hallmark of our success," added Kontoravdis.
About Inbound Logistics
Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics' educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, offset rising transport costs, and balance transport needs with demand, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
Fortigo automates, optimizes, and audits logistics decisions to help enterprises reduce costs, improve customer satisfaction, and increase profitability. Fortigo fits seamlessly into established supply-chain software and provides a rapid return on investment by optimizing logistics processes, minimizing ship-to-order times, and streamlining collaboration with logistics providers. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and can be found online at www.fortigo.com.