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6 Companies Improving Technical Industries In 2018

Technology is improving the way companies do business, from B2C to B2B sales. This trickles down to consumers as well. For technical industries, the rise in innovative technology is even more important.


According to the 2018 Technology Industry Outlook report by Deloitte, “The technology industry trends driving growth this year will include cloud computing; flexible consumption; cognitive computing; user-friendly tools, APIs, and apps; and data.”

From game-changing health tech to streamlined logistics processes, technical industries are leveraging companies to boost bottom lines. The following six companies are improving technical industries in 2018 and beyond.

  1. Flexport

Flexport is a logistics company making the movement of freight by land or sea easier for businesses in technical industries. Ranked number eight in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list, Flexport skyrocketed with a three-year growth of nearly 16,000 percent. Yes, 16,000 percent — not a typo.

Clients include Amazon merchants that use the freight service to transport products, as well as well-known companies, like shoe brand Allbirds. The unique feature of being able to track freight in real-time has helped this company grow exponentially.

  1. Edge Logistics

Edge Logistics is another logistics company making waves in the space of technical industries. As a freight broker, they provide high-level technology and support for businesses to increase logistics efficiency to improve revenue. Based in Chicago, Edge Logistics is far more than just a run-of-the-mill transportation company.

With the advanced ability to customize logistics solutions for businesses in technical industries, this company will continue to grow. Edge Logistics was also featured number 46 on Inc. 5000 list 2018. There business solutions include, operation auditing, technology development, distribution, and efficiency analysis.

  1. Machinery Network

Machinery Network has a large inventory of machinery equipment to help technical industries streamline or expand their production. Businesses their equipment serves are in the manufacturing realm of plastics, computer numerical control (CNC) equipment like this CNC Water Jet Cutter, metalworking, fabrication, automotive molding, and other forms of operations and manufacturing.

What was once a challenging endeavor — finding used machinery from a Foundry and Machine Shop to upgrade or start new manufacturing processes — can now be done in a few simple clicks.

Machinery Network is also a member of certified organizations, such as the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) and Machinery Dealers National Association (MDNA).

  1. Your Doctors Online

Your Doctors Online is filling a major gap in healthcare by providing a free online doctor chat app that connects people from across the globe with North American general physicians at anytime, day or night. This makes healthcare affordable and accessible to everyone, especially those without, or those in remote areas.

This company is serving individuals who have a health question and need an answer fast, or businesses looking to add healthcare value for their staff. Features of Your Doctors Online include, free doctor chat, monthly healthcare plan, second opinions on diagnosis and treatment plans, online prescriptions, sick notes for work, and more.

  1. EDTS

EDTS is a nine-time Inc. 5000 list hall of famer that provides managed security, managed IT, cloud services, database backup, database recovery, advanced technology infrastructure, and a lot more in the space of Internet Technology.

When partnering with EDTS, businesses in technical industries get access to a professional and dedicated team of IT experts that take each client’s business to the next level. They aim to improve efficiency and reduce costs accumulated through non-innovative methods of the past.

They have a number of network and security certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Project Management Professional, HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner, Certified Cyber Forensics Professional, and more.

  1. Quantum Workplace

Quantum Workplace helps technical industry businesses retain top employees via high-level innovation. Their client list is 8,000 businesses strong. Quantum Workplace focuses on improving employee engagement, performance, and retention using cutting-edge engagement software.

This type of business solution increases professional quality for companies by reducing turnover, thus saving money that it takes to continually onboard new team members. Their clients include, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Panera Bread, DSW Shoes, Insight, and other large global corporations.

Do You Have A Business In A Technical Industry That Needs A Boost?

The above companies improving technical industries in 2018 will surely continue having major gains in revenue and clients beyond the New Year. Businesses in technical industries are continuing searching for ways to make processes more efficient or implement a service to boost employee quality for increase quality of work.

If your business is in need of an efficiency or employee satisfaction makeover, tap into the above companies. Many of these companies tailor their services to meet your unique needs. How will you streamline your business in 2018?

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