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Agile Network Announces Partnership with Green Mountain Technology Combining Multi-Carrier Transportation Execution with Parcel Spend Management

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CHESTERFIELD, MO, August 11, 2016 – Agile Network, leading enterprise shipping software provider announced their partnership with Green Mountain Technology (GMT)
to enhance their transportation management solutions for greater parcel spend management and freight costs control. The partnership will serve parcel shippers’ needs for automated transportation management solutions to drive optimal costs and improve carrier service outcomes.

“This is an opportunity to join powerful parcel spend management technologies with robust transportation execution,” according to Kevin V. Cox, CEO at Agile Network. “We are very excited to begin working together in service to our customers as they focus on building strategies to improve their parcel shipping performance,”

“I got a great feeling a feeling from Founding Member and Principal, Steve Cooper, in terms of personal and business integrity. He described this as a common thread among Agile Network’s leadership, and this being core to the foundation for them having built a culture at Agile that’s committed to doing things the right way from the inside out. This partnership is culturally and strategically a strong fit. We are excited about the opportunity,” according to Jim Jacobs, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Green Mountain Technology.

Andrew Soto, MBA, PMP®, CSM® named as Vice President of Implementation Services

Agile Network Expands Operations – Appoints Andrew Soto, MBA, PMP®, CSM® as Vice President of Implementation Services

Andrew Soto, Vice President of Implementation Services of Agile Network

Andrew Soto, Vice President of Implementation Services of Agile Network

 

CHESTERFIELD, MO, August 3, 2016 – Agile Network today announced the appointment of Andrew Soto as Vice President of Implementation Services. In this newly created role, Mr. Soto will be based in Agile Network’s Tulsa, Oklahoma office and be responsible for leading the successful implementation of multi-carrier shipping systems for parcel and freight management that includes over 105 logistics professionals in 10 offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.  He will report to transportation industry veteran, Kevin V. Cox, the Chief Executive Officer of Agile Network and former General Manager of iShip and ConnectShip, two wholly owned UPS subsidiaries.

“Andrew has the diverse business experience and the technical skillset to conduct our rapidly expanding Project Management Operations. He will help us deliver our transportation management execution solutions and ensure they are aligned with our customers’ goals. We’re excited to bring him on with his proven track record of quality enterprise project implementations delivered in-scope, on-time, on-budget, and the expected quality as we serve our customers’ needs for expedited delivery options, international shipping, and the latest supply chain technologies.” said Kevin Cox, CEO of Agile Network.

“The opportunity to join Agile Network just as the transportation industry is experiencing explosive growth is the right fit. I’m excited to start in my role as VP of Implementation Services, where I’ll work with a modern, robust shipping system that helps businesses’ solve complex transportation challenges using transformative solutions for shipping simply from anywhere, to anywhere.” said Andrew Soto, Vice President of Implementation Services.

Mr. Soto received his Master’s in Business Administration from the American Business & Technology University, Master’s Information Services/Information Technology Certificates from Villanova University, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Oklahoma State University. Mr. Soto is also a Certified ScrumMaster® from the Scrum Alliance®,  and a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

Mr. Soto’s appointment is effective as of August 1st, 2016.

About TME

Agile Network’s Transportation Management & Execution platform, TME, is multi-carrier shipping software that provides users with certified support for a global network of carriers, including: FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, Purolator, Canpar, Canada Post, and hundreds of regional operators. The solution also provides a full-featured, on-premise or cloud-based shipping and transportation management platform, with real- time rating and routing, pack verification, consolidation, automatic ACE filing, export document generation, and integrated carrier invoice reconciliation. Agile Network TME may be configured to operate in both attended station and ‘black box’ modes with full support for high volume material handling, automatic weighing and dimensions, and print-and-apply systems.

About Agile Network

Agile Network is a leading provider of enterprise shipping software, returns management solutions, and transportation management solutions with more than 3 decades of experience supporting over 1,200 clients and hundreds of Fortune 500 Brands in the United States, Canada, Latin America, United Kingdom, European Union and Asia-Pacific. Agile Network TME handles both freight and parcel shipments tailored to serve a diversity of industrial applications, including: Retail, eCommerce, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing and Third Party Logistics.
To learn more, visit:
www.agile-network.com

Agile Network & Manhattan Associates Collaborate to Develop a New Shipping Solution with Thousands of Parcel and Regional Carrier Services for WMOS

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Agile Network’s Transportation Management & Execution Platform, TME, now integrates directly with Manhattan Associates’ Warehouse Management Solution (WMOS) to provide core parcel shipping functionality with unprecedented rating and routing options.

Agile Network and Manhattan Associates jointly developed the solution to add global shipping capabilities to the Manhattan WMOS warehouse management application, including standard rating, shipping, tracking, closing, voiding, cancellation and pickup transactions.  For global WMOS users, the solution provides a resource to expand beyond the carrier selections and shipping functions that exist today.

The new solution includes an API-based connector between Manhattan WMOS and Agile Network’s multi-carrier, enterprise shipping software and transportation management solution, TME. The integration is enabled via Manhattan’s External Parcel Integration (EPI) framework. With Agile Network’s TME, Manhattan WMOS users gain instant access to more than 4,500 parcel carrier services, including those provided by FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, TNT and regional companies operating in 160 countries.

According to Scott Fenwick, senior director of product strategy at Manhattan Associates, “We’ve worked with Agile since 2014 when Manhattan initiated a selection process intended to broaden our parcel shipping capabilities for our Store Order Fulfillment solution.  Agile presented a modern, robust shipping solution that met our objectives to expand our carrier base internationally. As we moved from selection to integration development, Agile has been heavily invested in ensuring our partnership is successful.”

Agile Network’s TME provides a centralized, menu-based rules engine and rating guides to optimize carrier selection, customer service and transportation spending across the enterprise.  The solution may also be quickly configured to support existing work flows, including waves, manifesting, shipping confirmation and auditing, with true landed costs returned to Manhattan WMOS.  To support high volume fulfillment operations, TME employs high performance server, application and transaction architecture with industry-leading processing speed.

“Now successfully integrated with Manhattan WMOS, Agile Network’s TME platform offers our customers the option of a secure and scalable third party solution to manage parcel rating and execution. The Agile solution optimizes carrier selection and supports unique shipping requirements across multiple locations, including international operations,” states Eric Lamphier, senior director of product management, Manhattan Associates.

Both products were formally introduced at Manhattan Associates’ annual user conference, Momentum, held May 15-18, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL.

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Cloud-Based, Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Software Certified with Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) for the Cloud

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Agile Network Announced Its Certification of their Cloud-Based, Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Software, Agile Network TME, with Oracle® Transportation Management (OTM) for the Cloud

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CHESTERFIELD MO, April 18, 2016 – With more than 10 years operating as an Oracle® Gold Partner of the Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), Agile Network is a leading multi-carrier, parcel shipping software provider and has deployed hundreds of shipping solutions to Oracle users. Now in the Cloud, the Agile Network TME solution is an Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) Certified integration that enables companies to optimize their omni-channel fulfillment operations and service levels, minimize cost, and create flexible business process automation. The Agile Network TME – OTM Certified integration in the Cloud enables nimble business process automation within global transportation and logistics networks while reaping the efficiencies provided by a single transportation management solution.

The Agile Network TME – OTM Certified integration in the Cloud is the first established solution of its kind, affording robust support for Oracle customers with basic transportation needs as well as those with more sophisticated logistics requirements, enabling Oracle customers to rapidly achieve a significant return on their investment by enabling unified execution of multiple transportation networks. The Agile Network TME solution can then easily scale to fit the needs of Oracle customers’ ever-changing supply chain requirements.

The OTM Certified integration allows users to access the entire range of Agile Network TME functions, including real-time rating and routing, address validation, and integrated carrier invoice auditing. Designed to handle high-volume inquiries, the Agile Network TME rating engine provides compatible access to services from every major carrier including FedEx®, UPS, USPS, DHL, TNT and a broad network of US regional and international parcel carriers.

By attaining Gold Level partnership, Oracle has recognized Agile Network for its commitment to establish Oracle related knowledge in delivering eCommerce, Retail and other parcel shippers with a single point solution for supply chain execution. The Agile Network TME – OTM Certified Integration gives users the confidence that the integration between Agile Network TME and OTM Cloud has been validated and that the products work together as designed. The Oracle Gold Partnership helps reduce risk and improves implementation cycles for Oracle customers.

“Having the interface between our Agile Network TME and OTM in the Cloud, and being the first to market with a certified integration, and an active customer, we feel that other OTM and Agile Network TME Cloud users will benefit greatly from this. Our next step is to
position our shipping solution on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace to empower OTM parcel shippers.”, said Steve Cooper, Principal of Agile Network and Oracle Practice Manager.

Agile Network Appoints New CEO to Lead Global Expansion

AGILE NETWORK APPOINTS KEVIN V. COX AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO LEAD GLOBAL EXPANSION STRATEGY WITH NEW MULTI CARRIER SOLUTIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

 

Kevin V. Cox, CEO of Agile Network

Kevin V. Cox, CEO of Agile Network

 

CHESTERFIELD, MO, March 28, 2016 – Agile Network, a leading provider of multi-carrier solutions for transportation management has appointed industry veteran Kevin V. Cox as their new Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Cox achieved recognition in 2015 as one of Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s “Pro’s to Know” and spent the last 16 years transforming a little known company into an industry powerhouse.  As the GM for iShip and ConnectShip, two wholly owned technology subsidiaries of United Parcel Service®, Kevin lead both companies to extensive global expansion while overseeing substantial advances in transportation technologies for enabling commerce, driving surging growths in revenue.  Mr. Cox received his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law, executive education from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management from Oral Roberts University.

“Agile Network has grown into a leading provider of multi-carrier transportation management solutions with a proven track record of delivering real return on investment for customers. As proud as we are of these accomplishments, we are pushing forward to accomplish even more.  We want to drive more return on investment for our customers by expanding globally, creating operational efficiency, and enabling commerce in new and visionary ways.  Such an extraordinary task requires extraordinary leadership and determination. Kevin has demonstrated an ability to lead in this way, and we are thrilled to have him at the helm,” said Dave Mallett, Executive Director of Agile Network.

“The game has changed. Consumers are demanding more than ever before.  They are demanding faster delivery times. They are demanding more carrier choices.  They are demanding greater visibility. And they are demanding all of this on a global scale – without sacrificing the benefits of local support. I can’t think of a more exciting opportunity than to work with Agile Network to meet these demands and lead the way forward for our customers. We are enablers – we will enable commerce, we will enable competition, and we will enable our customers to realize remarkable returns on investment,” said Kevin V. Cox, Chief Executive Officer-elect of Agile Network.

Mr. Cox’s appointment is effective April 1st, 2016.


About Agile Network

Agile Network is a leading provider of multi-carrier shipping software for transportation management execution solutions with more than 30 years of experience handling the design, development, integration, implementation and support for thousands of clients in the US, Canada, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and European Union. Agile Network’s shipping software enables multi carrier transportation execution applications for parcel and freight shipment planning, rating, routing, execution, tracking, returns management, and audit—easily, affordably and efficiently—from a single system. Agile Network’s shipping software solutions are tailored to serve a diversity of industrial applications, including: Retail, eCommerce, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing and Third Party Logistics. To learn more, visit www.agile-network.com & www.agilecanada.ca

 

 

 

Agile Network TME selected as FedEx® Diamond Compatible Shipping Solution for Transportation Management Execution, Support for all FedEx® Domestic & International Shipping Services

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, March 16, 2016 – Enterprise transportation management solution provider Agile Network announced Agile Network TME, a multi-carrier parcel shipping software, was recognized as an exclusive FedEx Diamond Compatible Solution for a third year in a row.

Claire Ruddy, Mark Picarello, Bob Malley and Steve Cooper accepting the Diamond Award for Agile Network TME from Kristian Conway Manager for the FedEx Compatible team
Pictured from Left to Right: Claire Ruddy, Mark Picarello, Bob Malley and Steve Cooper accepting the Diamond Award for Agile Network TME from Kristian Conway Manager for the FedEx Compatible team

Agile Network TME is a FedEx Compatible – Diamond Solution, the highest level awarded, which integrates FedEx functionality to your everyday software so accessing the shipping services for business needs is simple. When all your software solutions are on a unified system, you save time and money, enjoy simplicity, and see improved accuracy.

Designed to help organizations identify qualified, third-party shipping software, The FedEx Compatible Solution program requires software developers be up-to-date on current software for either FedEx Ship Manager Server or FedEx Web Services, and also maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and retention. Of the hundreds of solutions available, only a few achieve FedEx Diamond Compatible Solution status. This distinction is awarded only to solutions demonstrating years of certified compatibility, and integration with the broadest range of technologies, including ERPs, warehouse management systems and ecommerce platforms. To learn more, visit http://www.fedex.com/compatible

 

Logistics Tech Outlook Selects Agile Network for Top 10 Transportation Management Solution Providers


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The Annual list showcases the Top 10 Transportation Management Solution Providers. Agile Network makes it to Logistics Tech Outlook’s top Transportation Management Solution Providers list for its expertise in meeting benchmarks for compliance and security overcoming emerging shipping and returns challenges in the omni-channel logistics landscape.

Fremont, CA—November 10, 2015—Logistics Tech Outlook has chosen Agile Network for it’s Top 10 Transportation Management Solution Providers 2015. The positioning is based on evaluation of Agile Network’s capabilities in providing multi-carrier shipping software.

The annual list of companies is selected by a panel of experts and members of Logistics Tech Outlook’s editorial board to recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship. “Agile Network has been making great strides in the Transportation Management arena. Their extensive experience and innovative solutions make them a frontrunner in this arena and we are happy to showcase them this year,” said Linda James, Managing Editor, Logistics Tech Outlook. “Agile Network’s solutions continue to break new ground, benefiting retail, financial, and ecommerce companies experiencing growth around the globe. We are excited to feature them in our Transportation Management Systems edition this year.”

 About Logistics Tech Outlook

Logistics Tech Outlook is a vast portal for professionals to access information regarding the trends, opinions, and relevant discussions pertaining to challenges faced by the logistics landscape.

The edition constantly endeavors to identify “The Best” in a variety of areas important to logistics arena. Through nominations and consultations with industry leaders, our editors choose the best in different domains of Transportation Management. The listing of Top 10 Transportation Management Solution Providers considered top companies in logistics in the United States of America.

Read the Full Issue here

Agile Network Announces Strategic Partnership with LSO to Offer Shippers Greater Choice and Value

Partnership Provides Agile Network Ship Customers with Option to Select LSO for parcel delivery in Texas, Oklahoma, California and major Western hubs

CHESTERFIELD, MO, (November 4, 2014) – Leading enterprise shipping software provider, Agile Network LLC today announced their partnership with LSO, a leading regional carrier, to develop a new LSO service module within Agile Network Ship software that will allow customers the option of selecting LSO services and offerings integrated into one platform. This solution offers customers greater options regionally when selecting parcel carriers.

Agile Network and Scanbuy Partner to Revolutionize Returns™ With a New Mobile Process, Ecoreturn®

EcoReturn® simplifies the mobile return process, leveraging Scanbuy’s patented QR Code technology and real-time consumer data analytics

CHESTERFIELD, MO – January 12, 2015 – Agile Network LLC, leading enterprise shipping software provider, in partnership with Scanbuy, Inc., mobile marketing solutions provider, today announced EcoReturn®, an innovative mobile process that revolutionizes returns. EcoReturn® allows consumers to simply scan a QR code located on the original shipping label to return merchandise.

Agile Network Announces Partnership with ERP Integrated Solutions to Provide Platform Based Shipping Solution for SAP Users

Alliance adds ShipERPTM to Agile Network’s portfolio of SAP-certified, multi-carrier shipping solutions

CHESTERFIELD, MISSOURI, September 12, 2014 – Leading enterprise shipping software provider, Agile Network LLC, today announced their partnership with ERP Integrated Solutions, developer of SAP-native business applications, to co-market ShipERP. The relationship combines Agile Network’s proven solution design capabilities with the class leading technology of ERP Integrated Solutions.