Transportation Insight Ranked among Top 100 3PLs in Food Industry

HICKORY, NC (August 16, 2013) – Transportation Insight has been selected by Food Logistics magazine as a Top 100 third-party logistics (3PL) provider in the publication’s eighth compilation of the leading 3PL and cold storage providers to the food industry.

3PL logo 2013“Transportation Insight has earned a reputation for providing best-in-class logistics services to many highly-respected companies in the food and beverage industry,” says Transportation Insight Founder and Chairman Paul Thompson. “Our logisticians understand the strict delivery requirements that food manufacturers and distributors face every day. We help our clients in this intensely competitive space bring dollars back to their bottom line in light of volatile ingredient prices. We are honored to be recognized among the top 3PLs serving the food and beverage industry.”

With significant market share across many sectors of the food industry, Transportation Insight defines and implements continuous improvement for its clients through an Extended LEAN™ approach.

One of the most effective methods for enhancing the performance of a company’s supply chain, Extended LEAN applies LEAN principles throughout the supply chain. While maintaining and building upon existing capabilities and resources, companies connect the units of their supply chain and then perfect the system to create industry-wide value stream networks that build competitive advantage.

“My staff and I have been very impressed with the supply chain visibility Transportation Insight has brought us,” says Doug McCraven, Director of Logistics at Snyder’s-Lance, one of the nation’s largest snack food manufacturers. “Their reporting has been exceptional. Their engineering consulting and continuous improvement ideas and support have really helped us optimize our supply chain.”

Scheduled to appear in its August 2013 issue, Food Logistics’ list of Top 100 3PLs and Cold Storage Providers features leading companies that are built to support and deliver logistics solutions to the increasingly competitive food and beverage industry. Service providers selected to the Top 100 help food companies optimize their warehousing and transportation operations by offering a broad scope of services and capabilities that enable companies to reduce costs, increase flexibility and improve service levels.

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