– A Shifting Landscape: Experts discuss procurement trends, innovative solutions and DIY apps for sourcing Smarter, Faster, Easier 
  
Holland, Mich., Wednesday 1/13/2010 -- LeanLogistics, a global leader in innovative SaaS transportation technology and supply chain services, announced today that they will sponsor a webcast entitled Transportation Sourcing 2010 on January 26th 2010 at 2:00 pm EST. The upcoming webcast, featuring industry experts Greg Aimi, AMR Lead Transportation analyst; Chris Timmer, LeanLogistics SVP of Business Development and Marketing; and Mike Levans, Group Editorial Director, Logistics Management will focus on the shifting transportation procurement landscape, which is driving flexibility and innovation in technology solutions and tools.

The webcast will share insights into the transportation procurement environment, and highlight market conditions and new innovations and solutions enabled by SaaS architecture and subscription-based applications. With access to innovative technologies and transportation networks, shippers are finding Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Transportation Procurement Applications a whole lot easier to generate significant savings by soliciting and contracting rates, capacity, lanes and managing their procurement process in a replicable fashion.

“Do-It-Yourself offerings and web-based apps will drive the future of transportation management,” said Chris Timmer, LeanLogistics Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “Our Webcast is a high level discussion of the role that innovation and flexible SaaS models will play in the transportation lifecycle, and how DIY tools will provide an opportunity to experience the flexibility and collaborative power of platform sourcing.”

The Transportation Sourcing 2010 webcast will highlight examples of how customers have realized immediate benefit using innovative “self-serve” or “Do-It-Yourself” transportation procurement apps to generate significant savings, and how the industry is embracing the latest tools available to deliver value and drive positive business results.

To learn more, visit www.LeanLogistics.com or register for the Transportation Sourcing 2010 webcast at http://offers.leanlogistics.com/lmwebcast. To learn more about LeanLogistics transportation procurement offerings, call 616.796.7509.

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About LeanLogistics
LeanLogistics is a global leader in SaaS on-demand transportation technology and supply chain services. LeanLogistics On-Demand TMS® delivers complete transportation planning, execution, settlement, and procurement functions that improve business processes, increase operating efficiency, and reduce costs. On-Demand TMS® currently processes millions of shipments per year representing over $5 billion in annual freight spend. Across this largest transportation network, more than 32,000 shippers, suppliers and trading partners interact with over 5,000 carriers, processing millions of transactions.

For companies outsourcing their transportation management process, LeanLogistics provides Supply Chain Services, combining the power of the On-Demand TMS® network, software as a service, and best practices to ensure clients receive maximum value.

LeanLogistics was founded in 1999 by logistics and transportation executives with a shared vision of leveraging web-based technologies to optimize supply chain processes. Headquartered in Holland, MI, LeanLogistics is a Brambles Company. For additional information, visit http://www.LeanLogistics.com or call 616.738.6400.


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