Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 8, 2004
ShipXpress Inc, a leading supplier of supply chain management application software and services, today announces that John F. Andrews has been named to the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors.
In this new executive role, Andrews' responsibilities will include guiding new business development among large enterprise clients.
"John Andrews is recognized as a visionary in information technology and systems infrastructure in the transportation industry," said Charith Perera, president and co-founder of ShipXpress Inc. "He understands how to drive business process transformation using technology. ItÂs exciting to add JohnÂs expertise to our team."
As CIO at GTE and CSX, Andrews led enterprise-wide transformation through systems integration that yielded significant cost savings and customer satisfaction gains. He was named a ÂTop Ten Industry VisionaryÂ by ComputerWorld, nominated by Information Week as CIO of the year and, with members of his team at CSX, lauded by Information Week as a leading IT organization. Since leaving CSX, Andrews was CEO of several information technology based companies, among them Giga Information Group (a public company), which was acquired by Forrester Research. Andrews has also served as outside advisor and board member for several public and private companies.
About ShipXpress Inc.
ShipXpress Inc. reduces supply chain costs and improves customer satisfaction for the Fortune 1000 with its ShipXpress Inventory in MotionSM suite of web hosted logistics software & professional services. Major chemicals, building products, and agribusiness companies use ShipXpressSM to make decisions based on the real time visibility of their SKU-level inventory. Customers use ShipXpress Inventory in Motion to: manage their rail, truck and container shipments; minimize inventory & freight costs; improve shipment reliability; reduce damage; and ensure freight security. ShipXpress Inc.(sm) offerings include: data monitoring and verification, pro-active shipment management, carrier selection, scheduling, contract management, rating, routing, and optimization tools, and supply chain and logistics consulting.
Company Website: http://www.shipxpress.com
Press Contact: Jozef Sliwkowski
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