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Data2Logistics Names Bob Newcom Director of Professional Services

Newcom's experiences in executive and hands-on positions with multinational manufacturers, carriers and 3rd party logistics providers, managing all modes of transportation globally, utilizing his specialty of driving excess cost from supply chains.

 
PRLog - Feb. 13, 2013 - Fort Myers, Florida and Rotterdam, Netherlands – Global supply chain information and technology company Data2Logistics announces the appointment of industry veteran Bob Newcom as Director of Professional Services. Newcom provides 17 years of experience in executive and hands-on positions with multinational manufacturers, carriers and 3rd party logistics providers. He has managed all modes of transportation globally, utilizing his specialty of driving excess cost from supply chains.

“I was attracted to Data2Logistics by reputation,” comments Newcom. “They’re the recognized industry leader in reducing costs for shippers while strengthening relationships with carriers. With the breadth of their Professional Services Group’s fiscal impact on cost containment in all areas of supply chain transportation, each organization they work with is better for it.”

“We’re impressed by Bob’s advanced expertise in logistics strategies leading the evaluation, selection, and implementation of global distribution solutions, working collaboratively with sourcing for inbound and manufacturing for outbound finished goods with all modes of transportation,” states Leif Holm-Andersen, Executive Director of Data2Logistics’ Professional Services Group. “Bob’s recognized by executive leadership throughout the industry as a valued partner who models integrity, urgency and excellence in delivery of winning supply chain strategies with multi-million-dollar impacts to profitability.”

Data2Logistics’ Professional Services Group enhances freight transportation operations through business intelligence system data mining, helping meet goals for cost reduction and improved oversight. They provide focused resources to support projects relating to pooled purchasing, RFP management, carrier negotiations, transportation management system software, inbound routing, and network analysis, along with informed audit and freight payment services. Their global reach provides ability to support all modes of transportation, optimizing logistics operations domestically and globally.

Data2Logistics assists Global 1000, Fortune 1000 and SMB companies to reduce their shipping costs by providing an outsourced opportunity to efficiently process, audit, account code and pay their freight at a significantly lower cost than internal processes. Clients also benefit from the identification of more carrier overcharges than their internal systems can identify. The company provides actionable information to better manage and control transportation cost, and supports clients with their carrier bid preparation, benchmarking, proposal analysis and negotiation. As a single source of information for all modes of transportation on a global basis, Data2Logistics identifies and reports opportunities for savings and the reasons for variances in trends. Savings opportunities can be derived from modal shifts, consolidation of shipments, improved carrier utilization, and adjustment to shipment size, as well as monitoring accessorial costs. Reviewing over $15 billion worth of freight bills from thousands of carriers annually, the company provides a single-source solution results in savings averaging 5%-15% of product shipping expenditures per year.

For Data2Logistics Professional Services Group information, contact Bob Newcom, +1 239 425 8065 or bob.newcom@data2logistics.com.


About Data2Logistics, LLC
Fort Myers, Florida-based Data2Logistics is a leader in supply chain logistics, cost management and freight payment. The company’s Ship Smarter and Save capabilities assist hundreds of clients in the Global 1000, Fortune 1000 and SMB categories, processing hundreds of millions of freight bills annually, valued in excess of US$15 billion, saving clients an average of 5%-15% of their product shipping expenditures per year.

As an eight-time recipient of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Logistics IT Service Providers, their data mining capabilities creates actionable information for current and ongoing shipping cost savings. The company is the only service provider to work with clients and carriers to eliminate billing errors from recurring and to continuously improve and optimize their logistics networks and expenditures, domestically and globally. http://www.data2logistics.com/ + http://twitter.com/Data2Logistics

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