News | May 13, 2014

Paragon Software Systems Named A Top Logistics IT Provider

Prestigious Award Given for Optimizing Routes and Schedules That Reduce Transportation Costs

Dallas, TX (Marketwired) - Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, has been named a Top Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics magazine. Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 Logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Paragon Software Systems was chosen for its wide variety of routing and scheduling optimization solutions, that are helping fleet operators to lower mileage, cut transportation spend, reduce carbon emissions, and improve customer service levels.

"Paragon is pleased to be named a Top Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logisticsmagazine," said William Salter, CEO and President, Paragon Software Systems, Inc. "Clients cut transportation costs by 20% or more by optimizing truck routes and distribution schedules, run a greener fleet and cut carbon emissions, improve truck utilization and cut empty running miles, and optimize driver's time and routes."

"Given the dynamism in the logistics technology segment, and the volatile pace of change across the global economy, it's impressive to see Paragon Software Systems providing the kinds of solutions Inbound Logistics readers want and need. It's tough to keep up with customer demands in any environment, but the speed with which change is happening is a testament to Paragon Software's ability to keep pace and, in some cases, anticipate customers' ever-evolving requirements. For that reason, Inbound Logistics editors have recognized Paragon Software Systems as one of 2014's Top 100 Logistics IT Providers," said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics.

Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2014. 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.

Paragon Software Systems provides a full-range of scheduling and planning solutions that optimize routes from a single distribution center (DC) or multiple DCs. Most recently, Paragon introduced its Home Delivery System (Paragon HDS) that dynamically schedules delivery routes as orders are received, ensuring that home deliveries meet customer requirements and are both efficient and cost effective.

About Paragon Software Systems:
Paragon Software Systems, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of truck routing and scheduling software solutions. Paragon's advanced planning systems have been proven to cut transportation costs and improve efficiency across a wide range of distribution operation types and industry sectors. Paragon's North American truck routing softwareclients include George's Inc., AgReliant Genetics, Linde, McLane, National Food Corporation, and many others. The software is used for the daily route optimization of transportation schedules; rationalizing fixed routes; managing transportation resources;strategic logistics planning; and managing home delivery orders with dynamic routing. Paragon Software Systems, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paragon Software Systems plc, the UK's number one provider of transportation routing and scheduling software. Paragon has over 2,300 systems installed at more than 750 client sites in 45 countries worldwide. For more information visit www.paragonrouting.com/us.

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, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.

SOURCE: Paragon Software Systems

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