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  December 19th, 2017 | Written by

Evans Transportation Services, Inc. Leverages project44’s Automation Solutions

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  • project44 enables Evans to automate the full lifecycle of customers’ LTL shipments.
  • project44 solution offers cutting-edge data connectivity tools.
  • project44 driving market into deeper, more meaningful levels of digitization.

project44 announced that Evans Transportation Services, Inc. has integrated p44’s SaaS solutions to fully automate the end-to-end management of a LTL shipment lifecycle from quote to invoice.

project44 enables Evans to automate the full lifecycle of their customers’ LTL shipments, including pulling rate quotes and transit times, tendering shipments, accessing live visibility and retrieving real-time documents (BOL, W&I, POD and invoices) through a single, API-based integration point into their MercuryGate Transportation Management System (TMS). Since project44 is already globally configured into the MercuryGate TMS, users like Evans secure unprecedented speed to market with instant access to normalized data from all of their LTL carriers, eliminating their need for making point-to-point integrations.

“Choosing project44 as a technology partner was a critical step to remaining competitive,” said David Cochrane, Evans’ VP of Information Technology. “Having accurate, accessible and complete information is the key to success in today’s market. As a full-service logistics solutions provider, Evans is committed to ensuring that our customers’ shipments are handled efficiently and with meticulous data transparency. project44 is unmatched in their ability to drive the market into deeper, more meaningful levels of digitization, making them a perfectly aligned partner for our efforts.”

“This kind of modern technology collaboration accelerates Evans’ ability to deliver on their mission to provide unparalleled customer experiences,” said Tommy Barnes, President of project44. “No other technology solution allows for such comprehensive information symmetry, and it is certainly not possible using EDI or legacy systems. This serves as further proof that the industry is embracing advanced digitization, specifically around using best-in-class APIs for real-time data connectivity.”

Founded in 1985, Evans Transportation Services, Inc. is a full-service, third-party provider of custom logistics solutions for a diverse range of shippers across North America. Evans is asset-less and privately owned.

project44 digitizes the entire shipment lifecycle to ensure access to the right information, at the right time—creating a smarter end-to-end shipping experience. With project44, companies can automate the full shipment lifecycle from quote-to-invoice and see real-time, end-to-end information symmetry. Its multimodal, one-to-many model gets shippers connected to the largest network of capacity providers in a streamlined way, empowering them to immediately support new automations and carriers without spending IT resources or time on complex integrations, improving the productivity and efficiency of their entire business.