The 2013 Australian Business Awards categories for Product Value...

Interactive Freight Systems have won again - for the 3rd year in a row.

The 2013 Australian Business Awards categories for Product Value, Product Excellence and Best Software have been awarded to  SmartFreight. These awards being added to the four previous awards for – Product Value and Product Excellence bestowed upon SmartFreight in the 2012 Australian Business Awards program, and Best E-Business Product and Best Software Product awarded in 2011.

SmartFreight, the market leader and pioneer in SaaS (Software as a Service) Transport Management Software (TMS) has set an astounding standard that has never been achieved in the eight years since the ABA awards program began.

The Australian Business Awards is a prestigious national awards program, recognising organisations across all industries and sectors through an established set of business and product award categories assessing the core values of business excellence, product excellence, sustainability and responsibility. The Product Excellence Award is awarded for products that by the nature of their unique design, offer a point of difference from their competitors and the Best Product Value Award recognises products that deliver outstanding value to organisations that implement the solution. The Best Software Product Award, recognises market leading software products that demonstrate overall product superiority from others in the marketplace.

SmartFreight is honoured to be recognised alongside Australia's most innovative organisations in 2013. Awards recipients this year include, Procter & Gamble, NRMA, Pronto Software, CSIRO, National Australia Bank and Deloitte to name a few. For a full list of winners please visit

Mr Kerry Holmes, General Manager - Australia & New Zealand, SmartFreight says, "We are delighted to have won three Australian Business Awards this year. They compliment the two awards received in both 2011 and 2012 but more so acknowledge nearly fifteen years of commitment to developing leading edge TMS software for our customers. Collectively the seven awards recognise the great success of our products over a lengthy period of time, as well as acknowledging the expertise of our people who support them."

"We continue to focus on being the technology link between our customers need for efficient distribution of their products, our carrier partners need for quality consignment data and robust integration to our customers ERP and WMS software systems. The combination of all these components, when working in unison, results in the provision of efficiency's in process and transparency around the entire supply chain for our customers." says Holmes.

"This year has truly been the year of the online retailer and due to our unique positioning in the market with the launch of both SmartFreight Online and SmartFreight Cloud we have been able to meet and in some cases exceed those markets demands. These two new products sitting alongside our existing domestic products, have cemented us at the forefront of our industry, not only here in Australia but across the world. We appreciate the recognition these three ABA 2013 awards provide to the SmartFreight Team and relish the opportunity to continue to take our Australian developed innovation around the globe" says Mr Ken Aitken – CEO, SmartFreight Group of Companies.

Ms Tara Johnston, ABA Program Director, says "This year's award winners have demonstrated a commitment to business and product excellence that stands out among a dynamic field of Australia's industry best."

"An Australian Business Award solidifies a place as a leader alongside our best in business. As well as achieving outstanding outcomes, the honourees have enhanced the reputation of their professions and have demonstrated their best endeavours across business, industry and the community. Australia's modernised economy is providing a stable platform for a wide spectrum of sectors to increase their competitiveness through concerted ICT development, manufacturing innovation, a dynamic services sector, a growing knowledge economy and a world class primary sector."


Posted on: 04/07/2013

Source: SmartFreight Article