ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Transportation Insight Holding Company (“TI Holdco” or “the Company”), a leading provider of non-asset-based freight brokerage and logistics solutions in North America, today announced the acquisition of SwanLeap, Inc.., a pioneer in transportation management software. The acquisition adds SwanLeap’s proprietary multimodal TMS and its powerful analytics to TI Holdco’s end-to-end logistics services, creating a comprehensive multimodal transportation management platform.
With the recently announced acquisition of Platinum Circle Group, the integration of SwanLeap’s technology and talent will enable TI Holdco to accelerate its transformation of the logistics industry by providing shippers with unparalleled visibility and control throughout the supply chain.
“Since the 2018 merger of Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group, we have been on a mission to bring together the most innovative thinkers with the most powerful technologies and data to enable the largest network of people to create a new future. logistics,” said Ken Beyer, CEO of TI Holdco. “With the acquisition of SwanLeap, we are integrating industry-leading multimodal TMS software with our existing proprietary technology and network of over 10,000 shippers and 50,000 carriers to create the world’s largest one-touch transportation management platform. . By combining this revolutionary technology with our national network of thousands of employees with deep expertise in all aspects of the supply chain, we create the ultimate digital hybrid solution. This brings us several steps closer to implementing our vision of a true end-to-end ecosystem for the entire supply chain.
Founded in 2013, SwanLeap has developed breakthrough technology to help shippers identify cost reduction opportunities and streamline every step of the transportation process, from sourcing to last mile delivery. Leveraging a combination of real-time data and powerful analytics, SwanLeap’s proprietary multimodal TMS has become an essential tool to help shippers make better financial decisions and improve supply chain operations. SwanLeap quickly established a reputation as a technology leader for the transportation industry and achieved #1 position in the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies after only five years in business.
By integrating SwanLeap’s scalable, cloud-based TMS with its existing products and services, TI Holdco will provide execution and visibility across all modes, from first to last mile, from a single, fully connected platform. This increased multimodal transport execution control, visibility and connectivity will support robust predictive analytics, detailed reporting and seamless workflow integration in a highly configurable and scalable SaaS platform that can scale to specific needs of TI Holdco’s customers.
“This acquisition accelerates our existing technology development pipeline by two to three years,” said Brian Work, Chief Technology Officer, TI Holdco. “SwanLeap has built an incredibly robust TMS architecture that will serve as a powerful foundation for future technology development across all of our businesses. Together, we will enable shippers to take control of their supply chains in real time, using data, analytics and seamless platform integration to respond more quickly to immediate supply chain challenges and disruptions and anticipate to make strategic decisions that will have a massive impact on their financial results.
TI Holdco is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a leading private equity firm focused on profitable growth and improving the competitiveness of middle market companies in partnership with experienced management.
About Transportation Insight HoldCo
Transportation Insight HoldCo serves customers through logistics provider Transportation Insight, LLC and freight broker Nolan Transportation Group. Together, these companies help shippers and carriers design efficient supply chain networks. Together, Holdco’s $4.3 billion IT organization serves more than 10,000 customers and more than 50,000 carriers with logistics management services that include inland transportation (TL, LTL, Parcel), e-commerce solutions , supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing.