Business, Technology

Idelic Raises $2 Million in Round Led by Bain Capital Ventures

Idelic, a Pittsburgh-based data and analytics platform for improving transportation industry safety, has closed a $2 million financing round, the company announced in a press release Nov. 9. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures, with TDF Ventures and SaaS Venture Capital accompanying.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2018
Business, Technology

Ritchie Bros. Unveils New SaaS Program

Ritchie Bros. building and trucks Ritchie Bros.

Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and multichannel disposition company, has introduced a new cloud-based Software-as-a-Service program that allows users to access an inventory management system, data analytics and dashboards, branded e-commerce sites and multiple external sales channels from any internet-enabled device.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Summit Partners Acquires MercuryGate International

MercuryGate An illustration promoting the MercuryGate MercuryMaestro business intelligence software. (MercuryGate International via YouTube)

Investment firm Summit Partners announced the acquisition of MercuryGate International Inc., a provider of SaaS-based transportation management system solutions.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

WiseTech Global Buys SaaS Transportation

International logistics software firm WiseTech Global purchased SaaS Transportation, a provider of less-than-truckload and logistics transportation management solutions that include integrated quoting, booking and tracking.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2018

Carriers Mix Cloud With On-Site Computing to Maximize Service, Cut Costs, Execs Say

When Pitt Ohio went from using on-site servers exclusively to a mix of servers and public and private cloud offerings, it cut its number of servers to 20 from 130. The change eliminated the need for a full-time employee and reduced electricity costs for operating and cooling the machines, and the company saved a net of $10,000 a year, said Scott Sullivan, chief financial officer for the less-than-truckload carrier.

March 17, 2014