Transportation Insight Named Company of the Year by APICS

HICKORY, NC (May 13, 2013) — Nationally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been recognized as Company of the Year by the Foothills Chapter of APICS The Association for Operations Management for its 2012-2013 program year. Chairman and Founder Paul Thompson accepted the award from the APICS Chapter at its May meeting in Newton, NC.

“We are honored to be recognized by APICS as the 2012-2013 Company of the Year,” Thompson said. “The Foothills Chapter is an active, excellent educational resource for companies in our area looking to break through the challenges presented by a very competitive economy. As an industrial engineer, I have long admired this group’s active role in helping companies learn innovative ways to improve processes and profitability.”

APICS The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing and logistics. It provides training, certifications and comprehensive resources to individuals and companies, in addition to a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

“Transportation Insight is a real innovator in the supply chain arena,” said Chapter President Mike Carpenter. “They have also been instrumental in the success of our chapter this year by giving our membership access to excellent ideas on how companies can improve supply chain efficiency.”

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