RENO, NV – October 25, 2021 – ITS Logistics is proud to announce that they were awarded the Tech Innovation Award at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN)’s 9th Annual Existing Industry Awards Event on October 21, 2021. These awards celebrate the success and contributions of existing primary companies in Northern Nevada, and 47 companies from Washoe County, Storey County, Reno, Sparks and Fernley were recognized including industry leaders such as Microsoft, Intuit, Tesla, CustomInk, Polaris, NOW Foods, Nature’s Bakery and Haws Corporation.
“This is a great honor to be awarded the EDAWN Tech Innovation Award as a logistics company, among so many amazing technology companies,” said John Manzanares, ITS Logistics Chief Information Officer. “This a testament to our leadership team for investing in our IT infrastructure and all of our awesome IT team members for their hard work and dedication to truly innovate and make ITS a technology solutions leader in our industry.”
ITS Logistics strives to be a leader in technology in the Third-Party Logistics space and in the last two years has heavily invested in systems, service-oriented architecture, and talent—tripling the IT department’s size to almost 40 team members. In order to improve the quality of life for their customers and employees, ITS focuses on custom-developed solutions and business intelligence. Examples of projects that have been implemented recently include an upgraded Transportation Management System, custom-built services and mobile applications to increase effectiveness across every division in the company, the implementation of Robotic Process Automation and Natural Language Processing to automate and eliminate manual tasks at every level of the business, and the expansion of a data analytics platform that improves data transparency and visibility for all major company stakeholders in a simplified dashboard.
“It was a true testament to the advancement of technology in all sectors of our economy when ITS Logistics was recognized as the winner of the Tech Innovation Award,” said Mike Kazmierski, President and CEO of EDAWN. “This is the first time a non-technology company won the award and highlights the technology advancements made by ITS Logistics as a leader in their industry.”
About ITS Logistics
ITS Logistics is a premier Third-Party Logistics company that provides creative supply chain solutions with an asset-lite transportation division that ranks #35 in North America, a top-tier asset-based dedicated fleet, and innovative omnichannel distribution and fulfillment services. With the highest level of service, unmatched industry experience and work ethic, and a laser-focus on innovation and technology–our purpose is to improve the quality of life by delivering excellence in everything we do.
The Economic Development Authority off Western Nevada is a private/public partnership established in 1983. EDAWN is committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting new forming companies to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks.
Director of Marketing, ITS Logistics