Awards & Recognition

Emerge Honored with Rising Star Award at Tyson Carrier Conference for Innovation in Freight Technology

November 9, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Emerge, the leading freight procurement platform connecting shippers and carriers through data-enabled solutions, proudly announces the receipt of the Rising Star Award at the annual Tyson carrier conference. This recognition highlights Emerge's exceptional contribution to the industry by introducing innovative RFP technology into Tyson Foods' procurement strategy.

As Tyson Foods experiences rapid growth, adaptability within its carrier network becomes paramount. Emerge played a pivotal role in this transformation by integrating the Emerge RFP platform into Tyson's procurement strategy and by introducing the Premier Carrier Program which allowed them to tap into an extended pool of asset carrier capacity alongside their own incumbent network. Remarkably, this resulted in a dramatic improvement in Primary Tender Acceptance (PTA) to a rate of over 96%.

"We are honored by Tyson's recognition and deeply appreciate the acknowledgment of their commitment to providing innovative solutions to their customers and carriers,” says Emerge VP of Customer Strategy, Brad Wheeler. “The partnership with Tyson is invaluable, and we take great pride in contributing to the success of these intiatives. This award inspires us to continue making a meaningful impact that helps redefine industry standards."

Emerge's Premier Carrier Program, a cornerstone in this success story, provides shippers direct access to carriers who have been identified for their exceptional service and large fleets and invites them to their RFPs. Shippers can also save time and make informed decisions by accessing data that showcases carriers' capabilities and performance. This program enhances the relationship between shippers and carriers, fostering transparency and efficiency.

"This program is designed to give both shippers and carriers more control over their relationship," says Emerge Founder and CEO, Andrew Leto. "Shippers get more insight into carrier performance and capabilities before awarding business, while carriers gain visibility into their competition and expand their shipper network."

The Rising Star Award from Tyson Foods acknowledges Emerge's dedication to excellence and innovation in the freight industry reinforcing Emerge's position as a leader in providing cutting-edge solutions that reshape the landscape of logistics.

About Emerge

Emerge is revolutionizing the freight industry through its award-winning Freight Procurement Platform. Built by freight professionals for freight professionals, Emerge offers solutions that enhance the procurement process and provide current benchmarking data, enabling shippers and carriers to make more empowered strategic decisions. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, with an office in Atlanta, GA, Emerge was founded by industry leader Andrew Leto in 2017.

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