We are excited to host an event that allows us to discuss the importance of strategic partnerships and how these have impacted the success of Freightquote.com
Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) February 10, 2011
Shawn McCarrick, COO of Freightquote.com – the Nation’s largest online freight broker and leading provider of web-based freight logistic services – will be taking part in a panel discussion on partnering strategies, along with Ken Conklin, SVP of Business Development and Marketing, BATS Global Markets and Davyeon Ross, President and CEO of AthletixNation Inc.
“We are excited to host an event that allows us to discuss the importance of strategic partnerships and how these have impacted the success of Freightquote.com,” said Freightquote.com COO McCarrick of the February panel event.
As part of the panel program, McCarrick, Conklin, and Ross will discuss how their companies are addressing critical business needs through collaborations and agreements with other companies. There will be a registration and networking opportunity between 4pm and 4:30 before the start of the panel program. Those in attendance will be allowed to participate in a Q&A after the official panel discussion concludes.
The “Partnering for Success” event will be held at the Freightquote.com headquarters in Lenexa on February 17th at 4pm and will be co-sponsored by The Enterprise Center of Johnson County and the Software and Information Technology Association of Kansas (SITAKS).
“Partnering is the way business gets done today,” said Joel Wiggins, President and CEO of the Enterprise Center of Johnson County. “This expert panel represents companies with ten, one hundred, and even a thousand employees. Their perspectives will be valuable for everyone who attends.”
Those wishing to attend the “Partnering for Success” panel discussion may register for the event at the SITAKS website: http://www.sitaks.com .
Based outside Kansas City, Freightquote.com and its subsidiaries serve customers across North America. The company has over 900 employees and annualized revenues exceeding $400 million. Founded in August of 1998 by Tim Barton, Freightquote.com delivers a vast array of services for a large and diverse customer base. These services enable customers to instantly quote and compare freight rates of hundreds of national and regional freight carriers. Freightquote.com specializes in creating customized freight solutions to meet their customer’s needs, including LTL, truckload, intermodal and air freight options.
Visit http://www.freightquote.com for more information or call (800) 323-5441 to reach Freightquote.com directly.
About The Enterprise Center of Johnson County:
The Enterprise Center of Johnson County provides advisory services, funding resources, entrepreneurial education, network connections, and office solutions to accelerate the success of high-growth companies.
Since 1999, ECJC companies have created 800 jobs, raised more than $70M in capital, and generated over $77M in sales.
The Software and Information Technology Association of Kansas (SITAKS) provides support to Kansas' burgeoning software and information technology (IT) industry. SITAKS is a membership group designed to support software, information technology and telecommunications companies, as well as companies with large IT departments, through advocacy, workforce development, capital formation, education and networking.