project44 Announces Expansion into Australia & New Zealand

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On the heels of its expansion news, project44 to attend and present at Akolade’s Supply Chain Planning & Logistics Summit 2022 from 31 May to 2 June in Australia

Sydney, Australia31 May 2022 – project44, the leading supply chain visibility platform, is proud to announce its formal expansion into Australia and New Zealand. project44 supports a global customer base tracking shipments across 170+ countries, and the expansion into Australia and New Zealand allows the company to better address the unique supply chain challenges facing the region. This news follows the recent announcement of its office opening in Japan.

Our teams in Australia and New Zealand have been working hard to establish project44’s market presence,” said Founder and CEO Jett McCandless. As we expand our offerings, it’s important to have team members that deeply understand the intricacies of each market on the ground supporting our growth. Australia and New Zealand are facing long lead times, bottlenecks and rising freight costs compounded by its geographic location, and we hope to help reduce the supply chain disruptions that have continued in the region.” 

New Leadership in Australia 

project44 recently brought on Archival Garcia as the Vice President and General Manager for Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia to lead its expansions efforts. Garcia previously served as the General Manager for Microlistics and has also held leadership roles at Manhattan Associates and Dematic. Garcia graduated from La Trobe University with a degree in Electronic Engineering. His background in supply chain and engineering makes him uniquely qualified to lead the project44 team. 

Melbourne Office

To build its presence in Australia and New Zealand, project44 established an office in Melbourne in February 2022 with team members across engineering, customer success, marketing, and more. Additional positions in sales and customer success are open and can be found here.

project44 at Akolade’s Supply Chain Planning & Logistics Summit 

The project44 team will be attending Akolade’s Supply Chain Planning & Logistics Summit from 31 May – 2 June at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park in Australia. The team will be available at booth number 10 for product demos and meetings. 

Garcia will also be presenting on 31 May at 4 p.m. on the topic, Achieving Successful End-to-End Supply Chain Unification.” His presentation will focus on observing the challenges of the fragmented supply chain, identifying how and from where to get good data, and unification and collaboration. He’ll also present at the co-located Retail Fulfillment Summit 31 May at 12 p.m. on the topic of Solving Today’s Challenges in the Current Omni-Channel World.”

I’m excited to be part of one of Australia’s largest supply chain conferences,” Garcia said. Over the last several years, the supply chain has faced unprecedented disruption, but increasing supply chain visibility will help ease the issues companies are facing. Our team is eager to meet with customers and discuss how to better address supply chain challenges.” 

About project44

project44 is on a mission to make supply chains work. As the supply chain connective tissue, project44 operates the world’s most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks more than 1 billion shipments annually for over 1,200 of the leading brands, including top companies in manufacturing, automotive, retail, life sciences, food & beverage, and oil, chemical & gas. Using project44, shippers and carriers across the globe drive greater predictability, resiliency and sustainability. 

The undisputed leader in the market, project44 was named the Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, #1 in FreightWaves FreightTech 2022, and the Customer’s Choice in Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer report. project44 is headquartered in Chicago with a diverse team spanning 17 global offices. To learn more, visit


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