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March 06, 2019      

Noodle.AI and supply chain solutions provider NFI today announced a partnership that would bring artificial intelligence applications into the distribution and transportation industries.

NFI, based in Cherry Hill, N.J., owns facilities globally and operates approximately 50 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space, with a dedicated fleet of more than 4,000 tractors and 9,700 trailers, with business lines that include dedicated transportation, distribution, transportation management, global logistics, among others. The company said it is constantly looking for new ways to bring innovation to customers’ supply chains. “By enhancing its service offerings with innovative applications of artificial intelligence, automation, robotics, and predictive analytics, NFI is able to create greater operational efficiencies and help its customers grow,” the company said in a statement.

Adding AI to fleet management, inventory allocation

“We are excited to partner with Noodle.AI,” said Gerard Darby, CIO of NFI. “Their cutting-edge applications will serve as the backbone for NFI’s enterprise AI initiatives. We look forward to bringing even greater efficiency to our customers’ supply chains through this partnership.”

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Steve Pratt, Noodle.AI

Noodle.AI’s applications include solutions for industries that include consumer products, transportation, distribution, and manufacturing. “From fleet maintenance and fill rate to inventory allocation, Noodle.AI’s applications emplower leaders to get the right products in the right place at the right time,” the company said.

“We are proud to partner with NFI to achieve radical efficiency with enterprise AI,” said Steve Pratt, CEO of Noodle.AI. “We look forward to helping apply advanced data, learning algorithms, and supercomputing to serve their supply chain customers.”

Noodle.AI is sponsoring the American Trucking Associations event in Atlanta later this month, as well as the Eye For Transport supply chain and logistics event in Atlanta in June 2019. The company said it will showcase its enterprise AI applications for supply chain and transportation & distribution at these events.

Founded in 2016, Noodle.AI applies advanced data science to create applications for business leaders to help them make better decisions, reduce wasted energy, money, and resources.