Honored for best-in-breed integrated Supply Chain Management, ERP for Logistics and Transportation Management solutions IES is proud to announce that they have been named as one of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers by Inbound Logistics magazine. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year’s Top 100 Logistics IT Providers from more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, online research and personal interviews. Editors sought to match their reader’s needs to the capabilities of the providers selected. The companies selected reflect the industry’s need for simplicity, ROI, efficient implementation and a dual emphasis on best-of-breed and end-to-end, all-encompassing solutions.

Inbound Logistics’ annual Top 100 issue highlights providers who offer cutting-edge solutions that drive advances in the practice of integrated logistics. Providers were evaluated on platform, price, industries served, compatibility, capabilities, solutions offered, and functionality.“Given the change dynamic facing leading global enterprises, it’s hard to imagine how logistics IT solutions providers are able continue to offer new and exciting solutions enabling logistics excellence. During 2006 IES has been a consistent leader by providing the kinds of solutions Inbound Logistics readers need to successfully navigate this change. It’s tough to keep up with customer demands in any environment, but given the speed with which change occurred in 2006, it is a testament to IES’ ability to be flexible and responsive, anticipating customers’ evolving needs. For that reason, Inbound Logistics editors have recognized IES as one of this year’s Top 100 Logistics IT companies,” said Felecia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics. Stratton has been the driving editorial force behind Inbound Logistics since its inception in 1981. She is the readers’ advocate, guiding the solutions-based editorial approach, and innovator of several popular reader affinity features including the Top 100 list. Inbound Logistics readership tops 250,000 readers.

‘By serving industry leaders we have had to set high benchmarks for comprehensive functionality and service. It is very gratifying to be bestowed the distinction of best of the best in providing transportation, enterprise resource planning for logistics and supply chain management technology. Inbound Logistics is a well-respected magazine and we are thrilled to be recognized by them,’ said Andrew Bullen, President of IES Ltd. With offices throughout the US and Asia, IES has developed a complete portfolio of logistics management solutions that encompass forwarding, Customs brokerage, multi-currency accounting, event/exception management and shipment documentation. The IES supply chain system provides end-to-end management, origin-based bar coding, en route allocations, cross-dock shipping, EDI and XML communication, and online visibility. IES currently supports over 700 client installations worldwide.