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PCS Software Explores Tech Innovation with Ignite, a New Conference Tailor-Made for Shippers, Carriers & Brokers

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PCS Software (PCS), a leading, AI-driven transportation management platform provider for shippers, carriers and brokers, hosts its inaugural transportation logistics management and technology conference, Ignite.

Held at the scenic J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, August 3-5, Ignite brings together respected transportation and logistics management thought leaders and practitioners, as well as technology subject matter experts to drill into key issues of importance to the shipper, carrier & broker audience. Ignite’s call for speakers has just launched and already experts are signing on to be a part of the conference. Examples include:

  • David Crawley, Professor, College of Technology, University of Houston
  • Ed Burns, President, Burns Logistics
  • Sandy Vosk, President, Advanced Technology Solutions
  • Glen McIntosh, VP of Distribution Operations, BlueLine Distribution, Little Caesars Enterprises, Inc.
  • Rob Patrician, Director of Logistics, BlueLine Distribution, Little Caesars Enterprises, Inc.

The call for speakers is open through April 30. To submit a speaking proposal, please contact Anthony Vitiello at Anthony.Vitiello@PCSSoft.com.

Throughout the three-day event, attendees will receive actionable insights through speaker presentations, panel discussions, technology user groups, professional enrichment and networking. Topics will span important subjects for shippers, carriers & brokers including insights into how technology supports better business operations/results, what to expect from emerging tech like AI, ML and other innovations and how peers are already leveraging logistics tech to drive profitability and competitive advantage.

“Unlike ProMat or MODEX, Ignite is completely dedicated to addressing specific challenges faced by shippers, carriers and brokerages,” said Chris Poelma, CEO at PCS Software. “This one-of-a-kind event will bring together – finally in-person – top industry leaders to learn and network in a more personal setting while expanding conversations around a critical part of our industry. Our goal for Ignite is to spark new ideas and innovative practices among the transportation logistics management community.”

Early bird registration is now open through June 4, 2021, and includes access to the full conference, a two-night stay at the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, food and fun for $999 per attendee. Register now at ignite2021.pcssoft.com/purchase.php.

For more information on attending, speaking at or sponsorship of Ignite 2021, please visit ignite2021.pcssoft.com.

About PCS Software

PCS Software is an AI-driven transportation management platform leader fielding disruptive innovation for mid-to-large sized enterprise shippers, carriers, and brokers in the United States and Canada. Cloud-based, API-integrated, PCS Software automates the entire transportation logistics operation via a single, comprehensive solution. Accessible via the web or the companion mobile app, the PCS platform delivers powerful functionality to manage rate and route optimization, mode selection, dispatch/tendering, carrier and fleet management, safety & compliance, freight yard management, settlement/accounting and more. For more information, please visit www.PCSSoft.com.

About The CapStreet Group

The CapStreet Group is a Houston, Texas-based private equity firm that invests in owner-managed, lower middle market companies. CapStreet targets companies operating in the value-added distribution, industrial services and manufacturing, and business to business service sectors. CapStreet’s approach is to partner with excellent management teams to build out corporate infrastructure, accelerate growth and profitability, and create long term sustainable businesses. For more information, visit The CapStreet Group website, www.capstreet.com.