Lanetix and CSCR™: A Partnership Shaping Innovation

An article describing the nature of the CSCR™ and Lanetix research partnership.

For over 25 years, the cornerstone of success for Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research™ has relied on strong partnerships with corporate sponsors to expand supply chain knowledge and advance best practices while addressing today’s industry challenges. CSCR™ is pleased to announce its continued partnership with corporate sponsor, Lanetix, the leading CRM, workflow and collaboration software developer exclusively focused on logistics services providers and supply chain professionals.

“The partnership between Lanetix and Penn State provides both organizations with useful perspectives on key supply chain issues and challenges, and how they may work together to identify and implement effective supply chain solutions.”
- Dr. C. John Langley

“We are proud to partner with Professor John Langley and the Center for Supply Chain Research™ at Penn State.  As a thought leader with consistently leading edge research and insight, CSCR catches trends early and we look forward to continuing to bring innovative concepts to market in the form of break-through technology solutions.”  Lanetix also recognizes the importance of building long-term relationships with industry and academic thought leaders, including Penn State, to continually challenge the company’s vision, focus, and ultimately influence their product solutions.

C. John Langley, Ph.D., of Penn State Smeal College of Business, serves on the Lanetix Board of Advisors, and is the director of development for CSCR™. Dr. Langley is also the lead researcher for the annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing. According to Langley, the 2016 3PL Study findings emphasize that 3PLs should, “align more closely with their customers through collaborative, disruptive technology,” enabling differentiation from the competition. Langley also notes, “The industry is seeing game changing innovations -- the cloud is becoming a normal way of doing business.” Lanetix embraces this collaborative, disruptive technology and leads the industry in innovative cloud applications for the logistics industry.

To learn more about Lanetix’s partnerships with academic and industry thought leaders, visit their Thought Leadership series.

About Lanetix

Lanetix offers a suite of CRM, workflow and collaboration solutions to streamline bid desks, enable trade lane-level selling, reduce risk and increase gross margin.  Lanetix is offered in the cloud and today, 3 of the world’s 5 largest 3PL’s turn to Lanetix for their commercial operations teams.  Lanetix is based in San Francisco and backed by  To learn more, visit