Cargo Chief Honored as a 2016 CIO 100 Award Winner

Mountain View, Cal. , June 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cargo Chief, a tech-enabled third party logistics provider (3PL) that unlocks hidden transportation capacity by empowering trucking carriers and providing superior service to shippers, announced today that it was among the winners of the 29th annual CIO 100 Awards.

The CIO 100 Awards honor 100 organizations that have distinguished themselves by creating business value through the innovative use of technology. Cargo Chief was founded in 2012 to find inefficiencies in the transportation process and solve shipping capacity problems for hundreds of customers on a daily basis, including multiple Fortune 100 companies.  Along with Cargo Chief, the 2016 CIO 100 includes Aflac, AT&T, Dell, HP, UPS and Verizon, among many others.

“We’re honored to be included on the CIO 100 with some of the best and most successful companies in the entire world,” said Cargo Chief CEO and co-founder Russell Jones. “We’ve continued to grow and innovate in our short history, bringing aggregation and machine learning technology to the transportation industry to source any load though our carrier network.”

Cargo Chief’s carrier search includes a network of 500,000+ nationwide trucks, from which Cargo Chief can provide shippers with the best capacity options for their loads, instantly. Once the load is out on the road, Cargo Chief’s Cargo Locate® provides real-time, 24/7 on-map location tracking.

On Tuesday, June 21, Cargo Chief Executive Vice President and co-founder Abtin Hamidi will be part of the “Technology in Logistics” speaking series at the 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, held at the Radisson Blu Aqua in Chicago from June 20-22. Abtin will participate in the “The Threat of the Disruptors” panel, part one of “Technology-Driven Logistics Start-Ups; Disruptors vs. Enablers Discuss: A Two-Part Series.”

About Cargo Chief
Founded by logistics experts and executives frustrated with transportation inefficiencies, Cargo Chief unlocks hidden carrier capacity with patented, award-winning technology created by the combination of Silicon Valley ingenuity and deep freight industry expertise and relationships.  Cargo Chief provides superior logistical services while improving efficiencies for shippers and empowering carriers.  Please visit