To Cope With Supply Chain Disruption, Shippers Need Diversified Networks

In today’s rapidly evolving environment, where demand is outweighing supply, shippers are prioritizing access to diversified and scaled capacity networks. Shifting away from traditional, demand-reactive sourcing methods to a dynamic capacity network ensures shippers are building sustained resilience and versatility in their supply chains.

Geoff Kelley weighs in on how shippers with diversified networks are better positioned to handle market volatility. The right partner can help to maximize opportunities, enabling flexibility to scale, and allowing shippers to focus on the business as it’s impacted by market trends and disruptions.

Read the full article here.

Transportation Insight Holding Company Acquires Platinum Circle Group

Parcel Transportation Technology Leader Adds e-Commerce Margin Management and Real-Time Shipping Performance

ATLANTA – November 2, 2021 – Transportation Insight Holding Company (“TI Holdco” or “the Company”), a leading provider of non-asset, tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions in North America, today announced the acquisition of Platinum Circle Group, a leading parcel transportation technology and managed services company. The acquisition adds next generation transportation management and e-commerce technology solutions to TI Holdco’s end-to-end logistics platform. These technology solutions allow shippers to proactively manage shipping performance and product margin in real time from a single platform. Platinum Circle Group will operate as a subsidiary of TI Holdco.

“Platinum Circle Group has set the standard for technological innovation in the parcel transportation industry by incorporating real-time tracking, yield capacity and margin analytics directly into its transportation management system (TMS), which allows shippers to optimize their strategy right from the point of a shopping cart order,” said Ken Beyer, CEO, TI Holding Company. “By pairing our deep domain expertise and robust technology capabilities, we are bringing our customers breakthrough solutions across the transportation value chain.”

Platinum Circle Group

Platinum Circle Group, led by founders Jim Hamilton and Tim Geiken, has developed industry-leading technologies that help shippers optimize their transportation spend through a combination of data analytics and visualization tools, freight management systems, reporting solutions and a proprietary TMS. The company’s technology solutions allow shippers to optimize and manage costs in real-time from the moment an individual SKU is entered into an online shopping cart through final mile delivery. Platinum Circle Group has a 20-year track record of innovation and provides services to some of the world’s largest retailers, distributors and e-commerce companies. Jim Hamilton and Tim Geiken will continue to lead the subsidiary as part of TIHoldco’s Parcel business and will focus on accelerating the deployment of Platinum’s technology solutions to streamline workflows, integrate powerful analytics and increase flexibility throughout the supply chain.

“By teaming with TI Holdco, we are putting the pieces together to link the critical data, analytics and transportation management technologies needed to transform the transportation industry,” said Hamilton. “Our focus on delivering complete transparency and actionable insights throughout the parcel supply chain, along with TI Holdco’s strengths in brokerage, managed transportation, enterprise logistics and last mile delivery solutions, will create compelling new growth opportunities and move the industry forward.”

TI Holdco is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management.

About Nolan Transportation Group (NTG)

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in brokerage and third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services for customers across North America, specializing in strategic truckload and LTL shipping, as well as expedited, partial, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers that facilitate the movement of its customers’ products. NTG is part of the Transportation Insight Holdings, LLC, (TI HoldCo) portfolio, along with enterprise logistics provider Transportation Insight, LLC. Combined, the $4.3 billion TI Holdco organization serves more than 10,000 clients with logistics management services that include domestic transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for five consecutive years. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.

TI Holding Company Hires Amit Prasad to Lead Data Science Logistics Center of Excellence

Logistics and freight brokerage provider to leverage data science and AI to deliver intelligent supply chain solutions

ATLANTA — October 14, 2021 — Transportation Insight Holding Company, a leading provider of non-asset, tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions in North America, announced the addition of Amit Prasad as the Chief Data Science Officer. In this role, Amit will lead the company’s growing Data Science Center of Excellence, which will focus on the advancement of predictive and prescriptive supply chain solutions and data-driven insights to customers, carriers, and employees.

“TI Holdco continues to invest in data science to help our customers further optimize supply chain performance, reduce costs and gain a sustainable competitive advantage,” said Ken Beyer, CEO, TI Holdco. “Bringing Amit on board to lead this growing center of excellence allows us to strengthen our role as a tech-enabled logistics partner, and his expertise and leadership will help drive our ongoing efforts to develop and implement data-driven digital solutions that drive supply chain transformation and process automation for all of our partners.”

Under Amit, the Data Science Center of Excellence will combine business acumen with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, statistics, supply chain science, and operations research (OR) to enhance the company’s digital offerings and core capabilities. This will further optimize carrier network efficiencies and provide data-driven insights and innovative sustainable logistics solutions for our customers. Newly developed AI-based data science models and advanced reporting tools will automate processes to increase visibility into daily operations, measure performance, and will support intelligent decision-making to help shippers identify savings opportunities, carriers maximize asset utilization, and create a sustainable competitive advantage. This center of excellence will also serve as a research and innovation lab and will partner with academic institutes and research labs to develop novel approaches to industry challenges.

With more than 15 years of experience in supply chain management, data science, and technology innovation, Amit is ideally suited to help advance the industry through smarter applications of data science. Before joining TI Holdco, he served as vice president, supply chain & data science for another large logistics provider, where he built and oversaw the company’s supply chain engineering, AI and machine learning applications, consulting services and other research initiatives. Prior to that, he served in supply chain and data science leadership roles within the technology industry.

Amit holds a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India.

“I’m excited to join a company with such a strong emphasis on integrating data science models and insights into its evolving and leading digital solutions and processes,” said Amit. “I look forward to leveraging innovative supply chain and data science solutions to uncover opportunities to expand the business, streamline operations, and transform the logistics space. This will enable customers across our businesses to make data-driven decisions in order to navigate an increasingly challenging supply chain landscape.”

TI Holdco is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management.

About Transportation Insight HoldCo

Transportation Insight HoldCo operates as two sister companies, enterprise logistics provider Transportation Insight, LLC, and freight brokerage Nolan Transportation Group. Together, these companies help client shippers engineer efficient supply chain networks. Combined, the $4.3 billion TI Holdco organization serves 10,000 clients with logistics management services that include domestic transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials, including secondary packaging.

About Transportation Insight, LLC

Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider that partners with manufacturers, retailers, and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times, and improve customer satisfaction rates through customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) and business intelligence. Headquartered in Hickory, N.C., Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers and client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com or email info@transportationinsight.com.

About Nolan Transportation Group

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in brokerage and third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services for customers across North America, specializing in strategic truckload and LTL shipping, as well as expedited, partial, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers that facilitate the movement of its customers’ products. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for four consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for six straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.

Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) Partners with Project44 and Railinc to Enhance Visibility for Rail Customers

NTG partners with best-in-class technology providers to bring advanced capabilities and simplified solutions to customers across its multimodal, domestic network.

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2021 — Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), a nationwide leader in strategic truckload shipping and 3PL services, announces an advanced partnership with Project44 and Railinc to extend end-to-end visibility to customers’ rail operations.

“Providing our customers with industry-leading visibility and service is critically important to NTG. Our partnership with P44 and Railinc allows us to do exactly that. Combining the integrated service with our proprietary platform significantly reduces the need for manual intervention, moving us another step forward as a hybrid digital brokerage,” states Perry Falk, SVP of Carrier Operations at NTG. 

Through this partnership, NTG customers will receive current updates on cargo locations and improved insight on freight rail operations. This allows for the flow of real-time rail data to customers and provides important analysis during transit. Railinc’s suite of APIs allows shippers to access instant freight information to help optimize their intermodal supply chains. The advancement of predictive supply chain solutions and data-driven insights to customers strengthen NTG’s role as a tech-enabled logistics provider.

As an already-established partner, P44 further enhances visibility to NTG customers with Railinc’s extensive connection to rail carriers across the nation. Creating predictive and intelligent solutions that enable customers to make data-driven-decisions in order to navigate an increasingly challenging supply chain landscape is a result of further leveraging this partnership.

NTG is excited to bring this new partnership addition to our rail customers and continue to provide the best-in-class service for all rail shipping needs. 

About Nolan Transportation Group (NTG)

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of solutions across North America, specializing in strategic truckload shipping, as well as LTL, expedited, refrigerated, flatbed, drayage, intermodal and power-only. Leveraging technology, NTG manages the diverse needs of over 9,000 shippers and 45,000 carriers with simplified solutions that drive efficiencies and enable businesses to better execute their strategies. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for five consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for seven straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.

About project44

project44 is the world’s leading Advanced Visibility Platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms. project44 connects, automates, and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. Leveraging the power of the cloud-based project44 platform, organizations are able to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers.

NTG Named to Food Logistics’ 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers List

ATLANTA, GA (August 27, 2021) – Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, has named Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) to its 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.

“3PLs and cold storage providers continue to be the heart and soul of the cold chain. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and other supply chain disruptions, these companies continue to showcase agility, resiliency, strength and innovation,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief, Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “They’ve pivoted in a time of crisis, armed themselves with solutions that matter and protected people and product along the way.”

NTG is committed to utilizing sustainable practices throughout everyday operations in the cold food and beverage industry. Within NTG’s specialized office dedicated to temperature-controlled freight, its team of experts prioritizes the importance of sustainability while shipping time-sensitive products. With the use of its proprietary technology, NTG is able to optimize refrigerated routes and identify the most efficient lanes that limit driving time and fuel usage, allowing for deliberate efforts in reducing carbon emissions while preserving shipment quality.

Through NTG’s carrier matching capabilities, its team sources the most fitting and integral carriers equipped for temperature-controlled freight, ensuring capacity that exceeds environmental industry standards out on the road. NTG provides customers with full freight visibility from pickup to delivery and maintains a regular temperature-monitor protocol while in transit, reducing product spoilage and waste. NTG also offers carriers actionable insights when hauling refrigerated or frozen foods that help save time and keep the required temperature range, helping carriers deliver time-sensitive products in an efficient and sustainable way.

Recipients of this year’s award are profiled in the August 2021 print issue. Visit www.FoodLogistics.com to view the full list of all 2021 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers.

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, risk management, food safety and more. Go to www.FoodLogistics.com.

About Nolan Transportation Group

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in truckload brokerage and third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services for customers across North America. NTG specializes in strategic truckload and less-than-truckload shipping, as well as expedited, partial, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers that facilitate the movement of its customers’ products. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for five consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for seven straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com. NTG operates as a sister company to Transportation Insight, a leading non-asset provider of enterprise logistics solutions.

Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) Ranks on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List for 7th Consecutive Year

NTG is recognized on the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies

ATLANTA (August 18, 2021) – Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) announced it has been recognized for the seventh consecutive year on the notable Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies. NTG ranks #2,702 on the 2021 list, recording a 3-year growth of 150%.

The list represents a unique look at the most successful and fastest growing private companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“I am incredibly proud of our team for working diligently over this past year and beyond to provide our customers and partners with solutions that not only meet their expectations, but exceed them,” states Geoff Kelley, President of NTG. “While the logistics industry has experienced unprecedented challenges, we look forward to seeing what the next year will bring for NTG as we continue to strategically invest in our growth and development as a hybrid-digital 3PL provider.”

Not only have the companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but this year’s list also proved especially resilient and flexible given 2020’s unprecedented challenges. Among the 5,000, the average median three-year growth rate soared to 543 percent, and median revenue reached $11.1 million. Together, those companies added more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at https://www.inc.com/inc5000.

“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people.”

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

About Nolan Transportation Group

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of solutions across North America, specializing in strategic truckload shipping, as well as LTL, expedited, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. Leveraging technology, NTG manages the diverse needs of over 9,000 shippers and 45,000 carriers with simplified solutions that drive efficiencies and enable businesses to better execute their strategies. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for five consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for seven straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.

TI Holding Company names Rohit Wadhwa as Chief Marketing Officer

Wadhwa is the latest addition to the executive team that is driving forward the company’s digital and growth agenda

ATLANTA – Transportation Insight Holding Company (“TI Holdco” or “the Company”), a leading provider of non-asset tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions in North America, announced Rohit Wadhwa’s addition to the executive team as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). His role will be to drive the company’s marketing strategy and extend its competitive advantage across all three businesses in the TI Holding Company portfolio including brokerage (NTG), managed transportation and parcel.

Rohit is a highly experienced marketing leader with 20 years of B2B services experience in marketing strategy, brand building, revenue acceleration and client-centric strategies. Before joining TI HoldCo, he served as the CMO at EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS) responsible global marketing, external communications and growth programs. He helped build EXL’s brand relevance and drive its evolution into a widely recognized leader in data and advanced analytics, AI-powered solutions and digital transformation.

Prior to that, Rohit spent over 10 years at Cognizant, as Head of Global Marketing for their digital business. As part of their start-up team, he was responsible for marketing and positioning strategy and supported the launch of Cognizant’s co-creation digital center in New York City. He also led global marketing and communications for Cognizant’s Healthcare and Life Sciences business and was responsible for supporting their growth objectives.

“This is an exciting time for TI Holdco as we continue to execute on our vision to be the tech-enabled logistics partner of choice for small and large enterprises,” said TI Holdco CEO, Ken Beyer. “Rohit brings rich experience in creating and implementing powerful strategies that will help TI Holdco capitalize on our growth momentum and position us for the future.”

“The energy, creativity and authenticity I see at TI Holdco and its three businesses is inspiring” said Rohit. “The logistics industry is transforming into a tech and data-driven services model, forging the next generation of logistics providers, and I couldn’t be more excited to join TI Holdco, a company primed to become a category leader in this space.”

TI HoldCo is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management.

About Transportation Insight HoldCo

Transportation Insight HoldCo operates as two sister companies, Enterprise Logistics provider Transportation Insight, LLC, and freight brokerage Nolan Transportation Group. Together, these companies help client shippers engineer efficient supply chain networks. Combined, the $4.3 billion TI Holdco organization serves 10,000 clients with logistics management services that include domestic transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials including secondary packaging.

About Transportation Insight, LLC

Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider that partners with manufacturers, retailers and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates through customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) and business intelligence. Headquartered in Hickory, N.C., Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers and client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www./transportationinsight.com or email info@transportationinsight.com.

About Nolan Transportation Group

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in truckload brokerage and third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services for customers across North America. NTG specializes in strategic truckload shipping, as well as expedited, partial, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers that facilitate the movement of its customers’ products. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for four consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for six straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.

TI Holding Company Establishes National, Atlanta-area Green Partners

ATLANTA – TI Holding Company, which includes the brokerage (NTG), managed transportation and parcel business units (Transportation Insight), is pleased to announce new Green Partners One Tree Planted and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper. These partnerships aim to enhance the company’s Go for Neutral sustainability program and engage its employees in environmental stewardship.

“Since developing our sustainability program earlier this year a priority has been to establish partners that can guide our efforts and help us execute our mission,” said Ken Beyer, CEO, TI Holding Company. “We’re excited to support these two great organizations and their missions. We look forward to collaborating and engaging our team members on volunteer events, educational opportunities and best practices as we Go for Neutral.”

To support One Tree Planted, TI Holding Company will make a financial contribution toward planting trees in the Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan. Additionally, the company’s Grand Rapids brokerage office team members will participate in a tree planting activity this fall sponsored by One Tree Planted.  

Atlanta is home to most TI Holding Company employees, including the brokerage unit corporate office and largest sales office, the parcel business unit, and several members of the company’s executive leadership team. These teams will join forces to participate in a river cleanup and invasive species plant removal activity with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) later this year. TI Holding Company is also proud to be a sponsor of CRK’s Return to the River on September 16, 2021.

On, April 22, 2021, Earth Day, TI Holding Company announced the launch of its sustainability program called Go for Neutral. This initiative is designed to help its business units, shippers and carriers collectively lower their carbon footprint and positively impact the environment. TI Holding Company aspires to be a leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship in the transportation logistics space moving forward. The company is planning four major initiatives to enhance its business optimization, social responsibility and accountability. These four initiatives encompass investments and adoption of best practices in operations, technology, offices space and community affairs.

A significant aspect of the sustainability program is to plant trees in the markets where the company operates. In addition to One Tree Planted and the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, the company is engaging environmental groups in each of its markets where an office is located with the goal of creating local partnerships and volunteer tree planting activities. Activities are being planned in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, Dallas, Austin, Hattiesburg, Miss., Charleston, S.C., Nashville and Charlotte-Hickory, N.C.

About One Tree Planted

One Tree Planted’s mission is to create a healthier climate, protect biodiversity and help reforestation efforts around the world. Trees help clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, and provide habitat to over 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. They also provide jobs to over 1.6 billion people, absorb harmful carbon from the atmosphere, and are key ingredients in 25% of all medicines. One Tree Planted will find the best way for your business to make a difference. Whether it’s by organizing employee events, or donating to our global planting projects, our business partners are making a positive environmental impact.

About Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

CRK’s mission is to educate, advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, including its lakes, tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and conserve their ecological health for the people and wildlife that depend on the river system and in recognition of the important ecosystem functions provided throughout the region and planet. Established in 1994, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper employs a variety of strategies to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and watershed. They include water monitoring, education, research, advocacy, communication, collaboration and legal action.

About Nolan Transportation Group

Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in truckload brokerage and third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services for customers across North America. NTG specializes in strategic truckload shipping, as well as expedited, partial, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers that facilitate the movement of its customers’ products. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for four consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for six straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.  

About Transportation Insight, LLC

Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider that partners with manufacturers, retailers and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates through customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) and business intelligence. The Enterprise Logistics division of the Transportation Insight Holdings, LLC, (TI Holdco) portfolio, Transportation Insight operates alongside transactional freight brokerage Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) to help client shippers engineer efficient supply chain networks. Combined, the $4.3 billion TI Holdco organization serves 10,000 clients with logistics management services that include domestic transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials including secondary packaging. Headquartered in Hickory, N.C., Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers and client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www./transportationinsight.com or email info@transportationinsight.com.

Nolan Transportation Group and Transportation Insight Named to Food Logistics 2021 Top Green Providers List

HICKORY, N.C. AND ATLANTA, GA. – Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group were both named Food Logistics 2021 Top Green Providers. The only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, Food Logistics annually recognizes companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership enhance sustainability within the food and beverage supply chain.

“Sustainability is a core focus across all of our divisions not only in 2021, but for years to come. This year, we launched our Go for Neutral initiative to support sustainability initiatives across our business units, our shippers and our carrier partners to collectively lower our carbon footprint and positively impact the environment. Our impact can be seen by helping our customers utilize the most efficient routes, optimize and aggregate their loads and reduce empty miles or by implementing programs to reduce waste in our 17 offices across the U.S.,” stated Ken Beyer, chief executive officer, Transportation Insight Holding Company.  “This award highlights the tangible results our food and beverage customers are achieving, as well as our own initiatives focused on protecting our planet’s natural resources.”

Food Logistics editorial staff evaluates a company’s participation in such programs as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership and other recognized sustainability programs; facilities that are LEED-certified and/or feature solar panels, LED lighting and other energy-saving installations and retrofits; and other means of producing measurable reductions in GHG emissions, to name a few.

“Sustainability is the key to success, and the recipients of this year’s award prove that when sustainability matters to them, they will continue do great things and make a difference in the industry,” says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics.

Both Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group utilizes a hybrid-digital approach, leveraging the benefits of logistics technology complemented by human expertise to automate activities and transition from paper to digital processes, so that businesses of all shapes and sizes can implement more sustainable, environmentally friendly operations. Being a SmartWay Transport Partner, Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group work with shippers and carriers to design and implement best practices that can be adopted among like-minded business partners to achieve win-win outcomes. These benefit efforts to improve equipment utilization, minimize packaging and, ultimately, reduce vehicle miles, energy usage and air emissions.

Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group are featured among 2021 Top Green Providers in the June edition of Food Logistics.

Nolan Transportation Group and Transportation Insight Rank in Top 10 of North America’s Largest Logistics Companies

HICKORY, N.C. and ATLANTA — Transportation Insight Holding Company today announced its inclusion among North America’s top 10 largest logistics companies, according to Transport Topics, a news leader in freight transportation and logistics. The parent company of Transportation Insight LLC and Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), Transportation Insight Holding Company ranks No. 8 on the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies list. NTG moved up to No. 12 on Transport Topics’ Top Freight Brokerage Firms.

“Our company is laser-focused on strategic growth and reinvesting in our business. This recognition further confirms our position as a leader in this market, and our ability to deliver scalable solutions that create a sustainable competitive advantage for our customers,” said Ken Beyer, chief executive officer of Transportation Insight Holding Company. “As we look toward the future, our goal is to empower shippers and carriers through our hybrid-digital strategy and give our customers the analytics and visibility they need. That will allow us to continue elevating the performance of our customers’ supply chains.”

Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, purchased the majority stake in Transportation Insight LLC in 2018. Gryphon acquired the majority stake in Nolan Transportation Group in 2019. As the companies have integrated, a key growth-driver is their unique position to support dynamic spot shipments or complete managed transportation solutions across truckload, less-than-truckload and small parcel networks. Transportation Insight LLC continues to make strategic acquisitions to support long-term growth plans.

Companies on the Top 50 Logistics list are ranked based on gross revenue for the most recent 12-month period. The list offers a revenue based breakdown of the top freight brokerage firms, air and ocean freight forwarders, dry storage and refrigerated warehouse operators and dedicated contract carriage service providers in North America.

To see the complete list of Top 50 Logistics Companies and Top Freight Brokerage Firms, visit https://www.ttnews.com/top50/logistics/2021.

About Transport Topics
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About Nolan Transportation Group 
Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leader in truckload brokerage and third-party logistics services, dedicated to delivering the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services for customers across North America. NTG specializes in strategic truckload shipping, as well as expedited, partial, refrigerated, drayage, and intermodal. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers that facilitate the movement of its customers’ products. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked a Top Freight Brokerage by Transport Topics for four consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists for six straight years as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information about NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or email inquiry@ntgfreight.com.   

About Transportation Insight, LLC 
Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider that partners with manufacturers, retailers and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates through customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) and business intelligence. The Enterprise Logistics division of the Transportation Insight Holdings, LLC, (TI Holdco) portfolio, Transportation Insight operates alongside transactional freight brokerage Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) to help client shippers engineer efficient supply chain networks. Combined, the $4.3 billion TI Holdco organization serves 10,000 clients with logistics management services that include domestic transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials including secondary packaging. Headquartered in Hickory, N.C., Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers and client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com or email info@transportationinsight.com.

About Gryphon
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors (www.gryphoninvestors.com) is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. The firm has managed over $4.5 billion of equity investments and capital since 1997. Gryphon targets making equity investments of $50 million to $200 million in portfolio companies with sales ranging from approximately $100 million to $500 million. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities where it can form strong partnerships with owners and executives to build leading companies, utilizing Gryphon’s capital, specialized professional resources, and operational expertise.

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