TI Holding Company Hires Amit Prasad to Lead Center of Excellence in Data Science
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Logistics and freight brokerage provider to leverage data science and AI to deliver intelligent supply chain solutions
ATLANTA – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Transport Insight Holding Company (“TI Holdco” or “the Company”), a leading provider of asset-less, technology-based enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions in America North, announced the addition of Amit Prasad as Director of Data Science. In this role, Amit will lead the company’s growing data science center of excellence, which will focus on advancing predictive and prescriptive supply chain solutions and data-driven insights for 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 of TI Holdco . “Amit Amit on board to lead this growing center of excellence enables us to strengthen our role as a technology-based logistics partner, and his expertise and leadership will help us fuel our continued 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 (RO) to improve offerings capabilities and core business capabilities. This will further optimize the efficiency of the carrier network and provide data-driven insights and innovative and sustainable logistics solutions to our customers. New AI-powered data science models and advanced reporting tools will automate processes to increase visibility of day-to-day operations, measure performance, and support intelligent decision-making to help senders identify cost savings opportunities , carriers to maximize the use of assets and create a sustainable competitive advantage. . This center of excellence will also serve as a research and innovation laboratory and will partner with university institutes and research laboratories to develop new approaches to the challenges of the industry.
With over 15 years of experience in supply chain management, data science and technological innovation, Amit is uniquely positioned to help advance the industry through smarter applications of human science. data. Prior to joining TI Holdco, he was Vice President, Supply Chain and Data Science for another large logistics provider, where he built and oversaw supply chain engineering, AI applications and machine learning, consulting services and other research initiatives. Prior to that, he held supply chain and data science leadership roles within the tech industry.
Amit holds an MA in Supply Chain Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India.
“I am delighted to join a company that focuses on integrating data science models and knowledge into their evolving, state-of-the-art digital solutions and processes,” said Amit. “I look forward to leveraging innovative supply chain and data science solutions to uncover opportunities for business expansion, streamlining operations and transforming the logistics space. This will allow customers in all of our businesses to make data-driven decisions to navigate an increasingly challenging supply chain landscape. ”
TI Holdco is a holding company of Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitable growth and improving the competitiveness of mid-market companies in partnership with experienced management.
About Transportation Insight HoldCo
Transportation Insight HoldCo operates as two sister companies, corporate logistics provider Transportation Insight, LLC and freight brokerage Nolan Transportation Group. Together, these companies help customer shippers design efficient supply chain networks. Together, the $ 4.3 billion IT Holdco organization serves 10,000 customers with logistics management services that include national transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions, business chain analysis sourcing, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and indirect supply chain sourcing. materials, including secondary packaging.
About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a leading multimodal logistics provider that partners with manufacturers, retailers and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates through chain solutions. customized supply. Transportation Insight offers carrier provisioning, freight billing and auditing services, state-of-the-art Transportation Management System (TMS) applications, a parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) ) and an economic watch. Based in Hickory, North Carolina, Transportation Insight has secondary operations centers and customer support offices across North America. To learn more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com or send an email to [email protected]
About the Nolan Transport Group
Founded in 2005, Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) is a leading third party logistics and brokerage services company, dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the transportation industry. NTG offers a wide range of services to customers across North America, specializing in strategic full-load and part-load shipping, as well as expedited, part, refrigerated, dump and intermodal shipping. NTG’s carrier base consists of approximately 45,000 independent carriers who facilitate the movement of products for its customers. NTG is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and has 13 additional offices across the United States. NTG has been ranked among the top freight brokers by Transport Topics for four consecutive years and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 | 5000 has been one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States for six consecutive years. For more information on NTG, visit www.ntgfreight.com or send an email to [email protected]
Ryan Rogers, TI Holdco, 770-373-0480, [email protected]
Source: Transportation Insight Holding Company