Odyssey Logistics & Technology Extends Partnership with KOgent Systems, LLC in New Multi-Year Agreement
Renewed partnership strenghthens Odyssey’s design and engineering capabilities in developing innovative technology that automates and simplifies the logistics process
Danbury, Conn. (May 27, 2020) – Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey), the global leader in complex logistics and technology solutions, announced it has signed a new multi-year agreement with KOgent Systems, LLC (KOgent) — reaffirming six years of partnership developing industry-leading technology solutions for logistics. KOgent, a technology consulting firm focused on helping its customers design service-oriented platforms, will provide design and engineering talent and expertise to augment Odyssey’s thriving technology team and culture.
“Over the years, KOgent has been a trusted partner to Odyssey,” said Albert Lee, chief technology officer, Odyssey. “Together, we will continue to work closely on our technology vision and roadmap to advance existing technologies and develop entirely new platforms that further empower and enhance customer experiences.”
With this renewed partnership, Odyssey is bolstering its technology capabilities to drive advanced solutions that meet increasing customer demand for innovation such as deep learnings on how equipment should move and what freight should cost, open system environments for all industry suppliers and predictive technology that helps avoid supply chain interruptions. Online reporting, dashboards and real-time visibility and tracking are also part of Odyssey’s client-driven technology vision. KOgent consultants will work alongside Odyssey engineers to address current and evolving logistics and transportation challenges.
“We’re excited to enter into this new multi-year agreement with Odyssey — one of the most innovative logistics leaders,” said John Kelly, chief executive officer of KOgent. “Odyssey is extremely dedicated to developing best-in-class technology and solutions for its clients. The logistics industry is ripe for transformation, and we feel fortunate to be in a position to support Odyssey’s continued investment in logistics technology in the coming years.”
KOgent Systems, LLC, founded in 2010 and based in New Paltz, New York, consists of a management team with more than two decades of technology consulting industry expertise in logistics and distribution industries, including a mature network of seasoned professionals. With a reputation for developing technology breakthroughs, KOgent brings a deep bench of expertise to Odyssey as it continues to support customers with innovative transportation management solutions.
About Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey)
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) is a global logistics solutions provider with a freight network exceeding $3B globally. Odyssey improves its customers’ supply chain performance through a proprietary, predictive global technology platform, an international network of logistics engineering experts and specialized processes that drive quality, safety and sustainability. Its Door-To-Done® approach to complex global logistics helps ensure products are delivered through a safe, secure and environmentally responsible system. In addition to being certified by the American Chemistry Council as a Responsible Care® partner company and a leader in Jones Act transportation, Odyssey offers a broad portfolio of services including intermodal, over-the-road trucking, warehousing, global forwarding, managed services and consulting. Serving multifaceted, intricate logistics needs, Odyssey operates in high-barrier-to-entry markets with specialized transportation services that include bulk truck, ISO Tank, railcar and tanker, as well as food-grade product lines. Odyssey also prioritizes giving back to the community by supporting various organizations, including Project Outreach and Junior Achievement®. For more information on Odyssey, visit www.odysseylogistics.com.
About KOgent Systems, LLC (KOgent)
KOgent Systems is a boutique consulting firm focused on helping customers design and develop innovative solutions to achieve their business goals and maintain competitive advantage. KOgent helps their clients find opportunities to help bridge, integrate, reimagine, restructure and renew their relationship to their business processes and technology systems. The consulting practice is built on 30 years of technology and management experience. KOgent’s team has a long tradition of transforming business and managing long-term success. For more information on KOgent Systems, visit http://kogentservices.com.