HICKORY, NC (April 11, 2013) — Nationally-recognized lead logistics provider Transportation Insight has accepted an invitation to join the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA), a leading trade association of warehouse logistics providers. Transportation Insight is the first 4PL to become part of the association.
“IWLA is one of the most respected industry groups in the 3PL and warehousing industry,” says Paul Thompson, Chairman and Founder of Transportation Insight. “Transportation Insight is honored to be the first 4PL to be offered membership into this prestigious and historical organization. We feel the IWLA’s leadership will assist our company as we continue to expand our warehouse and 4PL services platform. IWLA is not only the legal and ethical rudder of the industry, but also they are a great source of industry knowledge and best practices to their members. Our company considers it a privilege to be an IWLA member.”
The alliance will help Transportation Insight source potential warehouse partners for its clients, while supporting member warehousing 3PLs with an enhanced ability to offer robust, end-to-end supply chain solutions to their customers. One of North America’s most experienced and largest full-service logistics providers, Transportation Insight offers global supply chain services including carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment, transportation management system and supply chain analytics.
“There is great synergy between IWLA-member warehouses and the 4PL organizations that may tap them to deliver logistics solutions for their customers,” said IWLA Vice Chairman Tom Herche of United Warehouses in Seattle, Wash. “Including 4PL organizations such as Transportation Insight ensures that logistics services providers – especially those that want to foster a 3PL-4PL warehousing services relationship – can benefit from the unified educational, benchmarking and advocacy information only a leading trade association like IWLA can provide.”
About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a global lead logistics provider with more than $1.4 billion in supply chain spend under management. For over a decade, the 3PL has partnered with hundreds of manufacturers, distributors and retailers to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates by providing customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers a Co-managed Logistics™ form of 3PL, carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications, and business intelligence. Its logistics services include domestic transportation, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com.
About International Warehouse Logistics Association
Since 1891, the International Warehouse Logistics Association has been defining the standards of excellence in warehousing and logistics outsourcing. Based in Des Plaines, Ill., IWLA promotes the growth and success of third-party logistics companies by providing its nearly 500 member companies with resources, information, education and professional programs designed to advance their businesses and provide greater value to their customers. For more information, visit www.IWLA.com.