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February 29, 2024

Breakthrough Receives the Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence

Breakthrough has been honored with the prestigious Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence for its commitment to transformational leadership, operational innovation, and sustainable transportation solutions.

December 6, 2023

Breakthrough Named 2023 Top Software and Technology Provider by Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Industry recognizes Breakthrough’s Capac-ID solution for impactful and innovative contributions to advancing the transportation supply chain.

November 9, 2023

Breakthrough Named #6 on the 2024 FreightTech 25 List of Most Innovative Freight Technology Companies

Breakthrough is considered to be one of the most innovative and disruptive companies in the freight technology space.

September 13, 2023

Breakthrough Recognized in Danone’s Partner for Growth Program

The leader in transportation technology solutions has been recognized for enhancing Danone’s transportation network efficiency.

June 26, 2023

94% of transportation professionals say reducing emissions is a top priority in the next 12 months, new Breakthrough research finds

Amid escalating economic constraints and consumer demand for sustainability, Breakthrough’s State of Transportation report uncovers concerns, opportunities, and priorities for both shippers and carriers in 2023.

June 14, 2023

Breakthrough Named a 2023 Top Food Chain Technology by Food Chain Digest

The leader in transportation management technology is recognized for innovation and positive impact on the food supply chain.

May 16, 2023

Breakthrough's CleanMile Solution Receives a 2023 SEAL Sustainable Service Award

The leader in transportation technology and sustainable solutions is recognized for their innovative service that sets a new standard for sustainability in the supply chain.

March 22, 2023

Multiple Breakthrough Executives Awarded Supply & Demand Chain Executive ‘2023 Pros to Know’ Award

Breakthrough celebrates three executives achieving recognition for their outstanding leadership in supply chain.

February 23, 2023

Breakthrough’s CleanMile Solution Receives Accreditation from Smart Freight Centre

With SFC Accreditation, CleanMile clients can now calculate and report logistics GHG emissions against industry standards.

August 16, 2022

Breakthrough Appoints John Teggart as its New President

Teggart succeeds Doug Mueller and will play an instrumental role in delivering client value, continuing to develop the scope of impact, and expanding the organization.

August 12, 2022

Breakthrough Named 2022 Top Food Chain Technology by Food Chain Digest

The leader in transportation technology honored in inaugural awards program, recognized for innovation and positive impact on the food supply chain.

May 17, 2022

Breakthrough Promotes Matt Muenster to Chief Economist

Muenster’s new role will be instrumental in enhancing Breakthrough’s forecasting models and economic analysis on the FELIX platform.

April 22, 2022

Breakthrough Unveils CleanMile, the First End-To-End Transportation Emissions Management Solution

The leader in transportation management innovation introduces a way for companies to track network emissions and execute targeted low carbon solutions to reduce their transportation carbon footprint.

August 26, 2021

Breakthrough Launches Capac-ID—an Actionable Linehaul Rate Benchmarking Solution

Breakthrough, a strategic transportation solutions provider, released Capac-ID, a new linehaul rate benchmarking and carrier search module in its FELIX platform.

March 29, 2021

Breakthrough Announces Plans for New Headquarters

Breakthrough, a transportation management and technology provider in Green Bay, Wis., announced the development of its new headquarters, the Breakthrough Collaboration Hub, as part of Titletown, in partnership with the Green Bay Packers.

March 9, 2021

Breakthrough Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021

Breakthrough has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021.

December 16, 2020

Breakthrough Named to Food Logistics' 2020 Top Software and Technology Providers

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Breakthrough to its 2020 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list.

April 28, 2020

Breakthrough Facilitates Capacity Sharing Opportunities

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, is using its data to facilitate capacity sharing opportunities among shippers whose supply chains have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A Breakthrough client initially led the charge, reaching out to Breakthrough with available dedicated and private fleet capacity it wanted to offer to shippers whose products are essential to consumers amid the pandemic.

February 19, 2020

Breakthrough Launches Platform for Transportation Data Management

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, created a new transportation data management platform, FELIX, that provides shippers with a single, streamlined system to secure and strengthen strategic relationships with transportation partners. FELIX (Freight, Energy, Load, Information and eXperience) is the first platform based on shippers’ demand for capacity and gives transportation teams the ability to optimize their capacity and rates using transparent data captured from the broader transportation ecosystem.

November 6, 2018

Breakthrough Promotes Matt Balzola to Vice President of Go To Market

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, is proud to announce Matt Balzola as vice president of go to market. Balzola, who most recently served as the vice president of business development, took on his new role and responsibilities in September.

October 2, 2018

Breakthrough Promotes Jenny Vander Zanden to COO of Breakthrough Fuel

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, is proud to announce Jenny Vander Zanden as chief operating officer of Breakthrough Fuel. Vander Zanden, who currently serves as the vice president of fuel recovery, will assume her new role and responsibilities immediately.

September 20, 2018

Breakthrough Announces Heather Mueller as COO of Breakthrough Supply Chain

As Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, continues to grow and expand its service lines, the organization is proud to name Heather Mueller chief operating officer of Breakthrough Supply Chain. She currently serves as the vice president of new client experience and will begin her new role effective immediately.

August 9, 2018

Logistics and Transportation Leader, Breakthrough Fuel, is Now Breakthrough

To better align long-term business goals and all service lines, Breakthrough Fuel, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, is excited to announce it will now be known solely as Breakthrough. The new name was selected to further integrate and embody Breakthrough’s comprehensive services, including the company’s original fuel management offering as well as the new supply chain business, which was announced in April 2018.

April 9, 2018

Breakthrough Announces Launch of Breakthrough Supply Chain

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, is excited to announce the launch of its latest service offering, Breakthrough Supply Chain. The new service was created to support shippers on the freight side of their transportation spend through data-based supply chain optimization.

January 23, 2018

Breakthrough Names Doug Mueller as CEO

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy and information management, is excited to announce Doug Mueller, who currently serves as the organization’s president, as the new CEO. Mueller began the transition to the new position this month.

September 21, 2017

Breakthrough Joins BlockChain in Trucking Alliance

Breakthrough, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy management, has joined the BlockChain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA), formed by experienced technology and transportation professionals who will work to build the first set of freight industry blockchain standards.

August 30, 2017

Breakthrough Wins Supplier of the Year Award from Nestlé in the USA

Breakthrough, a Green Bay-based transportation energy management firm, was honored with the Supplier of the Year Award from Nestlé in the USA for their contributions to the food and beverage company.

June 30, 2017

Days Away from Change That Impacts Ocean Shipping Lane Costs

The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a collaborative forum for ocean container shipping lines serving the trade lane between Asia and North America, will discontinue publishing its guideline formula for calculating fuel costs in a matter of days.

May 16, 2017

Breakthrough Invests in Silicon Valley Startup

Breakthrough, a Green Bay-based company working in transportation energy management, recently made an investment in a Silicon Valley startup. Peloton Technology, of Mountain View, is working on a “platooning” platform which uses automated vehicle technology to sync two semi-trucks, so that both vehicles’ braking and acceleration happen simultaneously.

March 13, 2017

Mexico Energy Reform Goes into Effect

Since 1938, the Mexican fuel market, which has been subject to a state-run monopoly, has not seen fuel prices change more than once per month. That changed over the weekend as the Mexican government implemented a new energy reform policy. The result: daily price changes in 90 separate zones throughout the country. It is creating volatility and confusion for businesses moving product in or out of Mexico; as a few cents difference can dramatically impact a company’s bottom line.

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Matt Muenster

Matt Muenster

Chief Economist

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Maritime & Global Crude Oil Markets

Heather Mueller

Heather Mueller

Chief Marketing & Product Officer

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Freight Strategy & Procurement

Jenny Vander Zanden

Jenny Vander Zanden

Chief Operating Officer

Breakthrough

Fuel Markets & Strategic Planning

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