CENTRAL TRANSPORT EARNS SPOT ON 2012 INFORMATIONWEEK 500 LIST OF TOP TECHNOLOGY INNOVATORS ACROSS AMERICA
Warren, Michigan, September 14, 2012
- Central Transport, one of the nation’s most technologically advanced less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. The annual list was revealed Tuesday night at a gala awards ceremony at the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference which took place at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA.
“The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology for 24 years, and this year’s innovations were particularly impressive,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “What the editors looked for are unconventional approaches—new technologies, new models, new ways of grabbing business opportunities and solving complex business problems with IT.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies. Past overall winners include PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor, and Principal Financial Group. The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders.
ABOUT CENTRAL TRANSPORT
Central Transport is a privately-owned, full-service, asset-based transportation provider offering supply chain solutions across North America. Central Transport provides regional, inter-regional and long-haul less-than-truckload services, cross-docking, consolidation and pool distribution services, as well as customized value-added services. Central Transport is based in suburban Detroit and is part of the privately held CenTra, Inc., recently named a Forbes 500 private company.
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