HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce, today announced that it will join forces with YRC Freight in a panel at the SMC3 Connections Conference. The Southern Motor Carriers Association event is scheduled for June 25-27 at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
The Connections conference – this year themed “Raise Your Supply Chain IQ” – is held annually each June. It explores emerging trends, current challenges and new innovations in the supply chain. The conference touches virtually every aspect of today’s modern, complex supply chain and brings together experts who dissect the current state of the industry.
PROS Senior Strategic Consultant Suzanne Grimes and YRC Freight’s Jason Dillavou, Manager of Pricing Strategy and Technology, have been invited to participate in a panel titled “Strategic Analytics: Maximizing Data and Information Value” led by Jeff Berman, Group News Editor with Peerless Media. The panel will examine how predictive analytics carefully evaluate available information to predict future events and how prescriptive analytics make it possible to automatically adjust rules criteria based on changing circumstances. Panelists will discuss how effectively leveraging data is increasingly critical to maintaining a competitive advantage in the logistics industry.
“Our customers look to us to quote faster and with greater transparency across our channels,” said Gene Bartholf, Vice President of Pricing and Yield Management with YRC Freight. “Data-driven solutions from PROS enable us to drive better outputs and customer interaction with fewer errors and far greater efficiency. Our SMC3 panel will provide an overview on how we’re using data to respond to our customers with far greater agility.”
“In today’s digital era, companies are looking to provide their customers with the rapid, personalized buying experiences and offers that will help them win business,” said Jeff Robinson, PROS General Manager for Transportation and Logistics Solutions. “Companies are using data, powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning, that enables them to accelerate sales and retain profitability across every channel they serve. We appreciate the opportunity to join our customer YRC Freight for this panel at this prestigious industry conference.”
About YRC Freight
YRC Freight, a leading transporter of industrial, commercial and retail goods, specializes in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions for businesses. Based in Overland Park, Kansas, YRC Freight provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of LTL services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers' supply chains. For more information, visit yrcfreight.com. YRC Freight is a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW).
PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a cloud software company powering the shift to modern commerce by helping companies create personalized and frictionless buying experiences for their customers. Fueled by dynamic pricing science and machine learning, PROS solutions make it possible for companies to price, configure and sell their products and services in an omnichannel environment with speed, precision and consistency. Our customers, who are leaders in their markets, benefit from decades of data science expertise infused into our industry solutions. To learn more, visit pros.com.
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