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Chief Operating Officer

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Fuel Markets & Strategic Planning

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Maritime & Global Crude Oil Markets

Press Releases


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.

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Company Timeline

2004

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Breakthrough is founded.

2005

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September

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Breakthrough launches Fuel Recovery, replacing traditional fuel surcharge programs based on the DOE Index with a market-based method for shippers to actively manage fuel.

2009

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Breakthrough develops a Fuel Rate Lookup Technology, to give access to fuel rates on demand.

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Breakthrough extends its cross-border capabilities by expanding Fuel Recovery to include Canadian freight movements.

October

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Breakthrough develops a carbon emissions capability, helping clients understand the emissions associated with moving their goods to market.

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Breakthrough launches the Mercury Group, a collaborative working group focused on creating competitive advantage through innovation and best practices in transportation and fuel management.

2010

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Breakthrough designs a Natural Gas (NG) Program that identifies and advises on custom network opportunities to use NG as a diesel alternative.

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Breakthrough adds Intermodal Fuel Recovery, a first-in-the-industry capability to understand fuel consumption and fuel costs on railroad movements

April

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Breakthrough introduces temperature-controlled freight as an additional product offering to their flagship Fuel Recovery program. The new process identifies the unique costs associated with refrigerated fuel separate from generalized transportation diesel fuel.

2012

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Breakthrough teams up with Andersen Corporation and US Gain to unveil the first collaborative effort to operationalize a functional natural gas strategy that includes an industry-leading shipper, energy, and transportation provider in North America.

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Breakthrough adds natural gas energy management capability to the Fuel Recovery solution, enabling shippers to accurately calculate natural gas fuel costs associated with moving freight.

2015

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Breakthrough expands the Fuel Recovery solution globally, calculating fuel costs for shippers in more than 30 countries.

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Breakthrough launches Marine Fuel Recovery, providing shippers an accurate mechanism to calculate ocean freight fuel costs and a transparent picture of the consumption and emissions associated with ocean movements.

August

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Breakthrough launches Transformational Fuel (T-Fuel), a solution for shippers to manage transportation energy price risk.

2018

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Breakthrough acquires a supply chain consulting group and launches Breakthrough Network Intelligence, a service that brings a new level of transparency to shippers’ freight movements to create effective transportation networks.

2020

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Breakthrough launches FELIX, a strategic transportation platform for shippers that uses an unbiased industry view and pure dataset to design and maintain better contract freight partnerships.

Client Success Stories

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