CHICAGO, IL – August 10, 2017 – It is with great pleasure to announce that Coyote CIO Darren Cockrel has been selected as a finalist for the Illinois Technology Association’s 2017 ITA CityLIGHTS Technologist of the Year Award.
This award is presented to the individual whose talent has championed true innovation, either through new applications of existing technology or the development of technology to achieve a truly unique product or service.
The winners for each category, with the exception of the CityLIGHTS Industry Champion, are determined by a compilation of the judges’ scores and voting by the public at large. The winners will be revealed at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards ceremony on Thursday, September 14 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago.
You help decide the winners! Voting is now open through 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, August 18. Vote here.
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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 it has raised more than $1 million in five years.
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