LeanLogistics of Canada Welcomes Air Canada to Growing Client Base

Holland, Mich., – LeanLogistics, a global leader in innovative SaaS transportation technology and supply chain services, welcomes its first Canadian client, Air Canada, to its growing base of international clients.

In this new strategic partnership, Air Canada will leverage the LeanLogistics On-Demand TMS® to improve visibility and performance in its cargo service, carrier and customer communication as well as implement event notifications. The company will also deploy WebSettle® for pre-payment audits and automatic freight payments. On-Demand TMS® offers both French Canadian and English interfaces specific to Canadian regulations and processes. LeanLogistics of Canada will support Air Canada operations and work closely with the company to achieve performance objectives.

“Air Canada is a leader in the very competitive air carrier industry. By centralizing the transportation planning process, Air Canada will have better control over load tendering and consolidation,” said Dan Dershem, President & CEO of LeanLogistics. “Air Canada will utilize network visibility, best practices and benchmarking for continuous improvement. We are very happy to have them as the newest member of our network.”

Canada’s leading full-service airline, Air Canada, is the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market and serves more than 170 domestic and international destinations. Together with regional partner Jazz, Air Canada operates a fleet of nearly 330 aircrafts from hubs in Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, serving over 31 million customers annually. In addition to passenger business, Air Canada also hauls cargo and offers ground handling and travel arrangement services.

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About Air Canada
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international full-service airline providing scheduled and charter air transportation for passengers and cargo to more than 170 destinations on five continents. Canada’s flag carrier is the 15th largest commercial airline in the world and serves 31 million customers annually. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to 59 destinations in Canada, 59 in the United States and 60 in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,172 destinations in 181 countries. Air Canada customers can collect Aeroplan miles for future rewards through Canada’s leading loyalty program, and Top Tier members enjoy reciprocal frequent flyer benefits including lounge and priority services. For more information on Air Canada visit aircanada.com and follow @AirCanada on Twitter and Facebook.

About LeanLogistics
LeanLogistics is a global leader in SaaS transportation technology and supply chain services. Used by many Fortune 1000 companies and leading 3PLs, LeanLogistics On-Demand TMS® delivers complete transportation planning, execution, settlement, and procurement, as well as supply chain visibility and business intelligence to improve business processes, increase efficiency and reduce costs. On-Demand TMS® processes millions of shipments representing more than $5 billion in annual freight spend across the largest multi-modal transportation network — more than 51,000 shippers, suppliers and trading partners interacting with thousands of carriers.

For outsourced transportation solutions, LeanLogistics offers Managed Transportation Services, GreenLanesTM, Network Optimization and Carrier Procurement Services that leverage the data intelligence of the On-Demand TMS® network with best practices and transportation expertise to ensure clients receive maximum value.

Known for exceptional customer service as well as technology leadership, LeanLogistics is headquartered in Holland, Michigan, and is a Brambles Company. For additional information, visit http://www.LeanLogistics.com or call 616.738.6400.

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