Silver has been named to the list of Provider Pros to Know—individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges.
“I have never been as excited about our industry as I am today,” says Silver. “It’s not about the challenges but rather about the opportunities that lie ahead, and our main focus will continue to be providing customers with solutions that help them run their supply chains as efficiently as possible.”
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with 16 offices nationwide, Coyote is a third-party logistics (3PL) service provider that specializes in van services (dry, temperature-controlled, less-than-truckload, and private fleet), open-deck services (flatbed and heavy haul), and intermodal services (specialized rail) to more than 14,000 shippers, from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, across a variety of industries.
Silver had always known there was a need for a stronger service commitment in the industry, and in 2006, armed with industry experience and advanced education, he embarked on a mission to change it. Silver and his wife, Marianne, Coyote’s Chief People Officer, cofounded Coyote with a vision to change the industry’s expectation of service. Silver’s accolades include Ernst & Yong Entrepreneur of the Year in the Midwest category and Chief Executive’s Mid-Market CEO of the Year in the Overall Excellence category.
Read the full list of winners in the March 2015 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, or visit www.SDCExec.com.
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Coyote Logistics LLC, headquartered in Chicago, IL, was founded in 2006 and is one of the most innovative, fast-growing third-party logistics (3PL) service providers in North America. Coyote offers services for all consultative, executional, and transactional supply chain needs. Coyote arranges transportation for more than 6,000 loads per day for shippers of all sizes and industries, from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses. Coyote is a philanthropic supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Coyote is a privately held company supported by financial partner, Warburg Pincus LLC.
Coyote has been widely recognized for its innovation, growth, and strong culture. In 2014 Coyote was named to the Selling Power 50 Best Companies to Sell For, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty, and Global Trade Magazine‘s Leading 3PLs list, among others. Coyote’s past honors include: #1 on Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty list; named to the Top Workplace list by the Chicago Tribune for five consecutive years and the 2013 National Top Workplaces list; named a top 10 winner at the Chicago Innovation Awards for its Private Fleet service; named to Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies; named to the Inc. 500 and 5000 lists of fastest-growing privately held companies for three consecutive years; and named to Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards and The Build 100. CEO and Cofounder Jeff Silver was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year–Midwest and Chief Executive CEO of the Year–Overall Excellence. He serves on the board for Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) and the MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council. Chief People Officer and Cofounder Marianne Silver was named to Forbes’ list of 11 Women Who Started Amazing Companies.
For more information about Coyote, please visit 172.30.0.41.
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