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FOSC chat: Turvo tackles fragmented logistics networks with TMS platform

Turvo’s cloud-based TMS platform unites stakeholders in supply chain

FreightWaves’ Anthony Smith and Ron Richardson, chief revenue officer of Turvo. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

This fireside chat recap is from Day 1 of FreightWaves’ Future of Supply Chain live event in Rogers, Arkansas. For more information and content from the event, click here.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC:  Turvo uses analytics, automation to unite supply chain

DETAILS: Turvo uses cutting-edge technology to connect shippers, logistics providers and trucking companies through its cloud-based TMS platform.

SPEAKER: Ron Richardson, chief revenue officer of Turvo.

BIO: Richardson has worked with hundreds of Fortune 2,000 shippers, retailers and 3PLs in reaping the benefits of real-time visibility, predictive analytics and global control tower capabilities. Prior to Turvo, he was the SVP Americas for FourKites, where he played a pivotal role in that company’s mercurial rise. 


“For so long, companies have struggled with TMS issues. Some companies had legacy systems where they had five, 10, 15 or 20 years of technology going stale.” 

“So much has changed that companies are looking at their TMS investment and trying to figure out how to seize the opportunity to become more digital and more collaborative and really rethink a TMS strategy.”

“An agile TMS means a couple of things. It means being able to execute on those with the fewest clicks, which is key, as well as dynamic pricing solutions.”

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Clarissa Hawes

Clarissa has covered all aspects of the trucking industry for 14 years. She is an award-winning journalist known for her investigative and business reporting. Before joining FreightWaves, she wrote for Land Line Magazine and If you have a news tip or story idea, send her an email to [email protected].