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Paragon Software Systems

August 07, 2015 10:15 ET

Paragon Software Systems Expands US Team to Support Growing Customer Base

Sales & Support Leaders Join Paragon to Meet Increasing Market Demand

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 7, 2015) - Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, today announces the expansion of its US business to support its growing customer base in North America. Paragon's Dallas-based team will be joined by two customer support consultants and two sales representatives together bringing over 60 years of supply chain and logistics experience.

"Paragon is delighted to announce the expansion of its US team to support the growing market opportunity in the region," said William Salter, CEO and President, Paragon Software Systems. "We are proud of the reputation that Paragon has built in the US for advanced routing and scheduling software, and excellent customer support. We look forward to continuing to build on that success with the wealth of experience the new team members bring to Paragon."

Paragon has operated in the US since 2004, and now has over 70 clients ranging from Heritage Environmental Services to George's Chicken to National Food Corporation. It has helped its US customers reduce fleet size by 20 percent, reduce empty running miles, lower fuel usage and costs and improve customer service. Joining Paragon in the US are Jason McCourt, Daniel Greenberg, Jeff Kjosa and Robert Ramirez.

  • Jason McCourt joins as a Senior Support Consultant. An experienced supply chain professional, Jason was responsible for purchasing Paragon software for McLane Company during his tenure as Corporate Manager of Transportation and Logistics Planning.

  • Daniel Greenberg also joins as a Senior Support Consultant. He brings over 20 years of experience designing and implementing transportation management systems (TMS), fleet and same day routing and optimization solutions for supply chain brands including Exel and FedEx.

  • Jeff Kjosa takes the role of fleXipod Sales Executive focused on selling the mobile proof of delivery and fulfillment system. He has over a decade of experience successfully selling SaaS-based applications to retailers, wholesalers and distributors.

  • Robert Ramirez joins Paragon from IBM. As a Senior Sales Executive he will be selling the full range of Paragon solutions. He brings 18 years of experience in successful enterprise services sales.

"As the market evolves in the US, we are seeing increased demand for our routing and scheduling software," adds William Salter. "Paragon clients looking to deal with the complexity of last mile deliveries, or simply reduce their transportation costs, benefit from over 400 man years of product development and support experience, as well as expertise gained from the implementation of 3300 systems in 55 countries. Our clients can achieve efficiency savings from day one with many able to recover their investment cost within months. Paragon's investment in a larger team in the US means that we can help more customers to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their transportation operations."

Paragon has recently been recognized as a Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain magazine and named Top Green Supply Chain Provider by Food Logistics.

About Paragon Software Systems:

Paragon Software Systems, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of truck routing and scheduling software solutions. Paragon's advanced planning systems have been proven to cut transportation costs and improve efficiency across a wide range of distribution operation types and industry sectors. Paragon's North American truck routing software clients include George's Inc., AgReliant Genetics, Linde, McLane, National Food Corporation, and many others. The software is used for the daily route optimization of transportation schedules; rationalizing fixed routes; managing transportation resources; strategic logistics planning; and managing home delivery orders with dynamic routing. Paragon Software Systems, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paragon Software Systems plc, the UK's number one provider of transportation routing and scheduling software. Paragon has over 3,300 systems installed at more than 1,000 client sites in 50 countries worldwide. For more information visit http://www.paragontruckrouting.com.

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