CEO Jeff Silver Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2017 Pros to Know Awards

Chicago, IL—February 24, 2017—We are proud to announce that Coyote Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Jeff Silver has been named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2017 Pros to Know Awards. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.

Silver has been named to the list of Provider Pros to Know—individuals from software firms and service providers who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges.

“Supply chain strategy and policy have to be at the heart of our discussions,” says Silver, “it is the mechanism that truly drives the long term efficiencies and make real tangible impact in organizations. To be recognized for this honor as a four-time Pros to Know recipient is incredibly meaningful.”

In 2006, when Silver co-founded Coyote with chief people officer, Marianne Silver, two things were certain: Coyote had to be a great business and to be a great business, Coyote had to solve important problems. Armed with industry experience and advanced education, Silver embarked on a mission to change the logistics and transportation industry. In the ten years since its founding, Coyote has done just that. Silver’s accolades include ITA CityLIGHTS CEO of the YearErnst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Midwest category, and Chief Executive’s Mid-Market CEO of the Year in the Overall Excellence category.

Read the full list of winners in the March 2017 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, or visit

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints, and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Visit us on the web at

About Coyote

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Chicago, Coyote Logistics LLC, a UPS company, is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) service provider in North America. Coyote provides truckloadless-than-truckloadintermodalair, and ocean brokerage services and transportation management services to more than 14,000 shippers of various sizes and industries. Coyote became a UPS company in August 2015, adding UPS asset utilizationair freight, ocean freight, customs brokerage, and much more to its portfolio of services. Coyote is a proud philanthropic supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, for which has raised more than $1 million in five years.

Coyote has been widely recognized for its innovation, growth, and culture. Coyote was recently named a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune for the seventh consecutive year and Built in Chicago ranked Coyote #9 on its 2016 list of Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago. Coyote has also been named to Inbound Logistics‘ 2016 Top 100 3PL Providers list; Food Logistics‘ 2016 Top Green Providers list for its Private Fleet Service; and Transport Topics named Coyote to its list of the Top Brokerage Firms.

In September of 2016, Coyote CEO Jeff Silver was named ITA CityLights CEO of the Year and a 2016 Food Logistics Champion. He was included to Supply and Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know list in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2011 he was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year–Midwest, and in 2014 Chief Executive named him CEO of the Year–Overall Excellence.

Jeff serves on the board for Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) and the MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. Chief People Officer and Co-founder Marianne Silver was named to Forbes’ list of 11 Women Who Started Amazing Companies.

For more information about Coyote, please visit


Jodi Navta

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