CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 12, 2018--project44, the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms, today kicks off its second annual Executive Tech Summit at the iconic Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL. Transform 2018 brings together an exclusive, invite-only group of 250 top logistics and transportation executives from the world’s most advanced supply chains to discover smarter ways to gain visibility, discover new paths to success, and make more customer-centric technology and business decisions.

With 40+ industry expert presentations from leading brands such as Echo Global Logistics, Gartner, GE Transportation, IBM, J.B. Hunt, Target, McDonald’s, Neiman Marcus, Owens Corning, Port of LA, Uline, UPS, Ulta Beauty, and Werner Enterprises, attendees will learn unique industry insights, connect and share best practices for solving today’s most pressing challenges, and find new ways to prepare for and navigate their digital transformation journey.

Special guest Mark Wahlberg, actor, producer, athlete, and businessman will wrap up the 36-hour event with an incredibly rare and exclusive dinner, Q&A session, and opportunity for photos with all attendees. To learn more, visit http://summit2018.project44.com/

Experience the Live Stream

100% of participants from 2017’s inaugural summit said they would return to participate in the 2018 summit. Even with doubling the size of this year’s event, Transform 2018 sold out in early August. To accommodate the growing demand for this executive forum, project44 will be live streaming key sessions. Sign up for exclusive access at https://get.project44.com/live-stream/.

Keynote Address

Peter Sheahan, one of the 25 most influential speakers in the world, will be delivering the Keynote Address at Transform 2018 on Wednesday, September 12th at 3:30 pm. Sheahan has delivered more than 2,500 presentations and keynotes to over 500,000 people in 20 different countries. This inspiring, case-study rich session will show attendees how to find opportunity in disruption and rapidly innovate to remain relevant in the hearts and minds of our customers.

No Selling Code of Conduct

Transform 2018 is dedicated to providing a forum where business leaders can explore new approaches to today’s most critical challenges. To promote that executive-level collaboration across the entire transportation ecosystem, there are no paid sponsorships and selling is strongly discouraged.

About project44:

project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms. project44 connects, automates, and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. Leveraging the power of the project44 cloud-based platform, organizations are able to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. Connected to over 175,000 carriers worldwide and having comprehensive coverage for all ELD and telematics devices on the market, project44 supports all transportation modes and shipping types, including Parcel, Final-Mile, Less-than-Truckload, Volume Less-than-Truckload, Truckload, Rail, Intermodal, and Ocean. To learn more, visit www.project44.com.

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Ally Lynch, VP Marketing

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312-300-4899

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