Winning Gold Medal for Transportation Product of the Year and People’s Choice Award
September 19, 2013 – Fair Lawn, NJ – UltraShipTMS’s LoadFusion transportation optimization software took home the Gold Medal in the “Transportation Product or Service of the Year” category of the 2013 American Business Awards. The “Stevie Award” statuette was conferred upon UltraShipTMS at the New Product & Technology awards ceremony in San Francisco. The panel of judges recognized the significant value LoadFusion delivers to transportation planners, supporting informed, real-time, strategic transportation decisions and optimizing the cost savings and efficiencies promised by transportation management systems (TMS).
Concurrent to the top honor from Stevies’ judges, LoadFusion from UltraShipTMS also earned the distinction of “People’s Choice”. “The People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products are one of the most popular features
of the American Business Awards, because they complement the peer-review process of our awards competition with another means of validation for product concepts and performance” said Stevie Awards’ president, Michael Gallagher. With more than 20,000 votes cast, Ultra’s LoadFusion earned the praise of the community of TMS users at large.
More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Ultra’s Director of Marketing, Anthony Vitiello was on hand at the gala ceremony to accept the award on behalf of UltraShipTMS and the LoadFusion development team.
UltraShipTMS President, Nick Carretta said, “We’re very proud of this significant accomplishment. The LoadFusion product is truly at the cutting edge of intelligent logistics technologies, and it is a great honor to earn the validation of the American Business Awards judges. This honor is a fitting reward for the UltraShipTMS team who has invested countless hours in development of a truly world-class, industry leading tool.”
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.