Kewill Solutions North America, a provider of enterprise shipping management software, has formed the Kewill Advisory Council on Enterprise Shipping, or ACES. According to the company, ACES is made up of logistics and transportation visionaries from Kewill's customer base. The group's objectives are:
"We are extremely pleased to be bringing together such industry champions," says Mike Kurgan, chief strategy officer for Kewill Solutions North America. "The last few years have seen a dramatic shift in the role of shipping for our customers. Traditional shipping was simply rate shopping and manifesting. However, with companies so focused on operational excellence and profitable growth, shipping has become an enterprise-wide opportunity. Our customers are looking for global shipping solutions that can contribute to customer service, accelerate revenue and control costs."