MADISON, WI (April 27, 2018) – Shannon Vaillancourt, president and founder of RateLinx,a thought leader in customized supply chain data services and consulting, has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.
Vaillancourt joins other Forbes Technology Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com.
Vaillancourt founded RateLinx in 2002. It is the onlyDaaS that integrates carrier invoice, track and trace, shipment and order data to create an integrated data foundation in real time. The firm provides processing, analytics and intelligence services to national retail, consumer brands and manufacturers across the U.S.
“I am pleased to join the Technology Council to share my data expertise with Forbes readers,” said Vaillancourt. “At RateLinx, we are data integrators which is different from data aggregation. I’m looking forward to bringing this perspective to help readers understand how their data can be integrated to transform their supply chain through increased visibility and intelligence.”
Forbes Councils combine an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.
Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, said, “We are honored to welcome Shannon Vaillancourtinto the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Madison, WI, RateLinx (ratelinx.com) is transforming supply chain management through its customized data services and consulting. Providing a complete end-to-end solution from order to delivery, cash and payment, RateLinx is the only DaaS that integrates carrier invoice, track and trace, shipment and order data to create an integrated data foundation in real time. Its Logistics in 3D process (Diagnose, Develop, Deploy) combines with its Radar Track & TraceSM, Intelligent Invoice ManagementSM, and ShipLinx TMS to provide Integrated Data IntelligenceSM for increased visibility and predictive analytics to solve even the most challenging supply chain problems while reducing overall costs. Read more about RateLinx’ innovative approach to logistics at ratelinx.com/blog.
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