Chicago, IL—March 16, 2017—Coyote is thrilled to announce that our Instagram campaign, #JoinThePack, has been selected as a finalist in the Shorty Awards for Best Instagram Video.
Every year the Shorty Awards honor the best work across social media’s vast and growing landscape. Now in its ninth year, the Shorty Awards continues to recognize the most innovative, creative, and culturally relevant brands, organizations, agencies and influencers on social media.
Finalists were selected by the Real Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences, whose members include leaders across the advertising, media, entertainment and technology industries. The group includes CMO of GE, Linda Boff, Apple Co-founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak, CMO of Patrón Spirits International AG Lee Applbaum, Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger, author, activist and TV host, Janet Mock, and more.
Winners and honorees will be announced leading up to and during the ceremony on Sunday, April 23 in New York City.
To view Coyote’s nomination, click here.
To view the additional list of finalists featured in AdWeek, click here.
About the Shorty Awards
The Shorty Awards are produced by Sawhorse Media, a New York-based technology company co-founded by Greg Galant and Lee Semel. The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media by recognizing the influencers, brands and organizations on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine and more. Past winners include Taylor Swift, Tyler Oakley, Casey Neistat, Hannibal Buress, Malala Yousafzai, Jenna Marbles, J.K. Rowling, PewDiePie, and DJ Khaled. The Shorty Awards were the first awards to honor social media, and by constantly evolving along with the medium it honors The Shortys remains the most prominent award show of its kind, engaging an online audience of millions and culminating in a blockbuster ceremony in New York City. Sawhorse Media also created and runs Muck Rack, a leading software platform that helps fortune 500 companies, brands, PR agencies and journalists build relationships, monitor news and measure the impact of media.
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Chicago, Coyote Logistics LLC, a UPS company, is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) service provider in North America. Coyote provides truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, air, and ocean brokerage services and transportation management services to more than 14,000 shippers of various sizes and industries. Coyote became a UPS company in August 2015, adding UPS asset utilization, air freight, ocean freight, customs brokerage, and much more to its portfolio of services. Coyote is a proud philanthropic supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, for which has raised more than $1 million in five years.
Coyote has been widely recognized for its innovation, growth, and culture. Coyote was recently named a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune for the seventh consecutive year and Built in Chicago ranked Coyote #9 on its 2016 list of Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago. Coyote has also been named to Inbound Logistics‘ 2016 Top 100 3PL Providers list; Food Logistics‘ 2016 Top Green Providers list for its Private Fleet Service; and Transport Topics named Coyote to its list of the Top Brokerage Firms.
In September of 2016, Coyote CEO Jeff Silver was named ITA CityLights CEO of the Year and a 2016 Food Logistics Champion. He was included to Supply and Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know list in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2011 he was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year–Midwest, and in 2014 Chief Executive named him CEO of the Year–Overall Excellence.
Jeff serves on the board for Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) and the MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. Chief People Officer and Co-founder Marianne Silver was named to Forbes’ list of 11 Women Who Started Amazing Companies.
For more information about Coyote, please visit www.coyote.com.
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