Last Mile Logistics Software Elite EXTRA is Finalist for Esteemed Edison Award

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - April 13, 2022 - (

Elite EXTRA, a leading cloud-based logistics software company, announced today that it is a 2022 finalist for an Edison Award. 

The Edison Awards globally recognizes, honors and fosters innovations and innovators whose solutions make a positive impact in the world. Named after Thomas Alva Edison, the Edison Awards have recognized and honored some of the most innovative new products, services, and business leaders in the world since 1987. 

Elite EXTRA has a suite of last-mile logistics solutions, including: routing, dispatch and tracking; third party/crowdsourced driver augmentation; reverse logistics; and, courier management. Company Founder and President Jim Ward said the Elite EXTRA team is honored to be included among the elite group of finalists recognized for excellence in innovation.    

"We're thrilled to have our technology recognized by an esteemed panel of Edison Award judges who recognize the importance of innovative logistics technology in an era where supply chain movement is critical to the global economy," said Ward. "Our Delivery Network Marketplace, which calls in crowdsourced drivers to help deliver goods, has been an extremely valuable resource for businesses strapped with driver shortages, coupled with deliveries at an all-time high."

According to Edison Award Executive Director Frank Bonafilia, Elite EXTRA excelled during the voting process, and reached finalist status in a very competitive category. Hosted by Miles O'Brien, journalist from PBS NewsHour, all the finalists will be honored at the 2022 Edison Awards held April 21 at the Luminary Hotel in Ft. Myers, Florida. 

"It's amazing to see Elite EXTRA continuing Thomas Edison's legacy of challenging conventional thinking and developing 'game-changing' new products and services," stated Bonafilia.


About Elite EXTRA:

Elite EXTRA has a full suite of logistics software, including: Routing and Dispatch; Returns Automation; (third party) Delivery Network; and, Courier Management. Elite EXTRA was developed by award-winning software company Applied Data Consultants, which was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Eau Claire, Wis. 

About the Edison Awards:

The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  If you are interested in learning more about the finalist a complete list is available at:

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