Reliance Partners, Proud Sponsor of the FreightTech Innovation Challenge
Chattanooga, Tenn., March 28, 2019 Reliance Partners is proud to a be an esteemed sponsor of the FreightTech Innovation Challenge, along with FreightWaves, Co.Lab and US Xpress. It is set to be a driving force of youth and innovation in the logistics industry, attracting young and diverse talent from the nation’s top schools to innovate on some of the most challenging industry issues.
The FreightTech Innovation Challenge is a 24-hour competition for college students from across the country to team up and tackle some of the greatest challenges in the transportation and logistics industries. This event will honor the culture of innovation, vulnerability, and disruption that consistently fuels the exponential growth in freight. 141 students applied representing 24 schools, 51 students from 15 schools were selected to participate in this challenge. Students from across the U.S. will represent top supply and chain business programs such as Michigan State University, Purdue University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Iowa State University, University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University, Emory University, and University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez.
Reliance Partners is excited to be a part of this event. “The FreightTech Innovation Challenge will be a powerhouse event of innovative thought in our industry that hosts the brightest young minds from across the nation’s most prestigious schools to drive the future of freight,” said Sahej Singh, Business Intelligence & Strategy Manager at Reliance Partners, who is one of the sponsors for the event. Winners will be rewarded with the grand prize of $5,000 second place earning $3,000, and $1,000 for third place.
Reliance Partners is honored to be a part of this event and hopes to help change the norms of diversity and innovation within the industry. Good luck to all participants!