Project to add 200 new tech jobs in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined project44, a global logistics technology company, to announce the company plans to add 200 jobs in Chicago, the company said.

To accommodate this growth, project44 is moving to a new 40,000-square-foot space in Chicago´s iconic Merchandise Mart. The news follows the company´s recent announcement it has secured USD 35 million in new funding to continue its growth.

With the largest state-side engineering team of any logistics software as a service (SaaS) company, project44 is committed to cultivating Chicago´s global leadership in technology and innovation. The technology company plans on hiring 100 new jobs within the next 12-months, and 200 by November of 2019. They estimate about 50 percent of these positions will be enterprise SaaS product and engineering-based roles ranging from entry-level to the c-suite.

Founded in 2014, project44 recently secured USD 35 million in new funding to power true supply chain visibility, and in turn deliver a faster and more reliable global shipping experience.

project44 (p44) is a logistics technology company that brings dynamic shipment data and true supply chain visibility to a black box industry, empowering organizations to be nimble, proactive and reliable as they serve their customers. We enable the smartest and most efficient shipping experiences by providing full visibility into the entire shipment workflow including pricing, routing, pickup, tracking and payments. With API-based connectivity to the largest network of multimodal transportation providers and partners, our customers have more control at the time it matters most. Learn more: https://www.p-44.com/