Paragon Software Systems Named Top Green Provider

Award Given for Sustainability Solutions for the Food Supply Chain

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2014) - Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, has been named a Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine. The Top Green Provider Awards focus on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector. This year's list includes food producers and manufacturers, 3PLs, transportation and logistics providers, equipment manufacturers, and others whose products and services are driving sustainability from farm to fork. Paragon Software Systems was chosen for its routing and scheduling optimization solutions that help fleet operators lower mileage, cut transportation spend, reduce carbon emissions, and improve customer service levels.

"Paragon helps clients reduce their carbon footprint and improve their fuel efficiency by creating optimized routes and schedules," said William Salter, CEO and President, Paragon Software Systems, Inc. "With mounting fuel costs, companies need to improve fuel consumption by reducing overall mileage, cutting idling time, and improving truck utilization through optimized routes. We are pleased to be recognized by Food Logistics as a Top Green Provider."

"In the food and beverage sector, sustainability and environmental stewardship are primary considerations given the unique relationship between businesses in this sector and our planet's natural resources," explained Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief for Food Logistics. "Our 2014 list of Top Green Providers includes agricultural companies, 3PLs, temperature-controlled facilities and others who demonstrate leadership in sustainability, which in turn positively affects their customers as well."

Companies on this year's Top Green Providers list will be profiled in the June 2014 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at

Paragon's advanced transportation optimization and execution solutions have been proven to help companies reduce transportation costs by up to 20%, cutting mileage, improving driver and vehicle utilization, and reducing carbon emissions. As more and more Paragon customers face an increased demand from their customers for tighter delivery time windows and more frequent deliveries, Paragon solutions help these businesses manage the impacts caused by these demands and make the best use of their vehicles.

About Paragon Software Systems:

Paragon Software Systems, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of truck routing and scheduling software solutions. Paragon's advanced planning systems have been proven to cut transportation costs and improve efficiency across a wide range of distribution operation types and industry sectors. Paragon's North American truck routing software clients include George's Inc., AgReliant Genetics, Linde, McLane, National Food Corporation, and many others. The software is used for the daily route optimization of transportation schedules; rationalizing fixed routes; managing transportation resources; strategic logistics planning; and managing home delivery orders with dynamic routing. Paragon Software Systems, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paragon Software Systems plc, the UK's number one provider of transportation routing and scheduling software. Paragon has over 3,300 systems installed at more than 1,000 client sites in 50 countries worldwide. For more information visit

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is published by Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business-to-business media company. The publication serves the information needs of executives involved in various aspects of the global food and beverage supply chain. Through our print and online products, we provide news, trends, and best practices that help more than 24,000+ grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors, and retailers make better business decisions. Visit us online at

Contact Information:

For More Information, Contact:
Becky Boyd
MediaFirst PR
(770) 642-2080 x 214

Jane Geary
Paragon Software Systems
+44 (0) 1306 732600