WEST PALM BEACH, FL June 8, 2016 – Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator in SaaS logistics and provider of next-generation transportation management systems (TMS), announced today that Aaron’s, Inc., a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has selected and implemented Cloud Logistics’ transportation management software (TMS) to manage their logistics operations. With 1,950 Company-operated and franchised stores in 47 states and Canada and $3.180 billion in annual revenues, Aaron’s, Inc. has a large distribution network that requires a TMS that offers efficient functionality.
Michael Bingham, Logistics Manager for Aaron’s, Inc. said, “Aaron’s is committed to delivering value and service to our Fulfillment Centers and stores in a timely manner. The Logistics piece is a critical part of that mission. We needed a TMS that optimizes freight costs, allows us to collaborate with our carriers, provides tracking and EDI capability/visibility to shipments and allows us to generate reporting tools to manage our logistics network.”
The Cloud Logistics TMS enables the Aaron’s team to improve how they manage all of their logistics activities, including planning and coordinating freight moves across truckload; less-than-truckload and Intermodal; enabling carriers to schedule pick-up and delivery appointments via the carrier portal, and gaining visibility. The Cloud Logistics TMS also allows shippers to deploy a feature-rich cloud-based solution rapidly and to begin seeing an immediate return on investment. The customer-focused TMS promotes a high degree of collaboration, automation, and mobile anywhere, anytime access.
“Today’s shippers face greater customer expectations than ever before,” said David Landau, Executive Vice President of Cloud Logistics. “Aaron’s consistently delivers on those expectations. Cloud Logistics is honored to be partners with such a great company and thrilled with the success we’ve achieved together.”
About Cloud Logistics
Cloud Logistics provides the newest generation of transportation logistics solutions for the global supply chain market. Our solutions make the complexities of order collaboration, communication and international transportation management simple for companies of any size to benefit. The offering includes patent pending configurable workflow architecture, unique user experiences, alerts, dashboard widgets, and ad-hoc reporting all delivered in a cloud-based network. Social technology for business allows each person involved with an order or shipment the ability to attach documents, claims photos and Proof of Delivery (POD) signatures within a private secure community. More information about Cloud Logistics can be found at www.gocloudlogistics.com.
About Aaron’s, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) is a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, and currently has 1,950 Company-operated and franchised stores in 47 states and Canada. Progressive Leasing, a leading virtual lease-to-own company, provides lease-purchase solutions through approximately 17,000 retail locations in 46 states. Dent-A-Med, Inc. (DAMI), d/b/a the HELPcard®, provides a variety of second-look credit products that are originated through a federally insured bank. Aaron’s was founded in 1955, has been publicly traded since 1982 and owns the Aarons.com, ProgLeasing.com, and HELPcard.com brands. For more information, visit www.aarons.com.