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IAS Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

Significant Impact on Clients’ Supply Chain Operations Lead to Reduced Transportation Spend and Improved Productivity

Oakland, CA, March 27, 2012 - International Asset Systems® (IAS), the leader in cloud-based solutions for intermodal transportation and global cargo container shipping, announces being named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. The annual award recognizes solutions providers, consultants, and other organizations that have helped lead the way in transforming customers’ supply and demand chains. IAS was chosen for making significant impact on clients’ supply chain operations, such as automating manual processes, improving visibility into logistics operations, reducing empty miles, speeding transactions, and improving customer service.

“Ocean carriers, shippers, 3 & 4-PLs, equipment lessors, and freight forwarders need to be able to quickly and easily perform in-depth analysis of performance, cost, and revenue related data so they can turn this insight into actions that grow profits and improve customer service levels,” said Paul J. Crinks, CEO of IAS. “With these new BI tools, our customers will be able to establish and monitor KPIs enabling decision makers to more effectively respond to performance issues or questions by accessing and interacting with meaningful visualizations of their data.”

"Our readers count on Supply & Demand Chain Executive for intelligence and decision-making information on solutions and best practices for supply chain transformation," said Barry Hochfelder, Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "With this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, we are featuring '100 Great Supply Chain Projects' that demonstrate the broad spectrum of opportunities for enabling excellence in the supply chain."

“IAS is honored to be named to the prestigious Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Award for enabling our clients to better manage and optimize their container movements,” said Steve Dowse, COO of IAS. “IAS Dispatch simplifies the entire last mile of the container supply chain providing our customers with significant cost savings and a better service. We are excited to provide the visibility and control needed to improve efficiency, service, and profitability - our success is tied to that of our customers.”

Supply & Demand Chain Executive collected information on supply chain transformation projects, including information on the objectives, scope, timeline and results of the project. The submissions were evaluated by the magazine's editorial staff primarily based on: ambitiousness/scope of the project; creative application of technologies/solutions/services used; extent of the business results/impact; and clarity of submission. The complete listing of the 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 award winners will be available at and in the June issue of the publication.

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