Transportation Insight Ranked as Top 100 IT Provider by Food Logistics Magazine

HICKORY, NC (December 17, 2013) – Global third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been selected by Food Logistics magazine in its 10th Annual FL100 as a top 100 software and technology solution provider to the food and beverage industry. The FL100 is a listing of software, hardware and IT service providers that focus on the unique technology needs of the food distribution business. Transportation Insight was selected based on its track record of providing food companies with technology applications to meet business objectives.

Transportation Insight’s customizable logistics technology solutions are designed to meet supply chain challenges from the loading dock to the C-suite, adding value throughout the enterprise. Cloud-based and scalable, the 3PL’s blended technology offering includes proprietary freight invoice auditing software, warehouse management technology, freight rate shopping, vendor routing, route optimization, mode optimization, load tendering, shipment tracking, bill of lading creation, ERP integration technology and interactive reporting and analytics. Each component is rooted in Transportation Insight’s Extended LEAN™ continuous improvement methodology which fosters long-term growth.

“To meet the rapidly changing needs of 400 clients across North America, our team continues to raise the bar in the logistics technology space. Our primary objective is to develop solutions that help our clients maintain end-to-end supply chain visibility and continuously improve their supply chain value streams,” says Transportation Insight President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Baltz. “The innovative tools we deliver help our clients grow faster than the competition.”
Whether Transportation Insight’s clients are leveraging a fully integrated Warehouse Management System (WMS); Insight TMS®, a Transportation Management System (TMS) with visibility from foreign ports of call to the customer’s door; or Insight Fusion™, a proprietary interactive business intelligence portal, these companies are able to capitalize on total supply chain visibility to meet the stringent demands of a time-sensitive marketplace.
“Food and beverage companies face many supply chain challenges today,” says Jim Taylor, Transportation Insight Vice President of Information Technology. “They must manage the cost of delivering their products to customers in very tight delivery windows. And since no two companies are the same, they require flexibility and customization. We modify our suite of applications to meet the unique technology needs for a wide range of companies, from small and mid-sized businesses to Fortune 1000 companies with many locations.”
Appearing in its November/December 2013 issue, the FL100 features leading companies that are built to support and deliver innovative technology solutions to the increasingly competitive food and beverage industry. Service providers selected to the FL100 help food companies improve end-to-end supply chain visibility and improve their customer’s experience through the development and implementation of these cutting-edge solutions.

Coupled with its inclusion in Food Logistics’ Top 100 3PLs and Cold Storage Providers in August 2013, Transportation Insight entrenches its place among the ranks of the premier logistics and technology support service providers to the food industry.

About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a global lead logistics provider with more than $1.6 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, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials. For more about Transportation Insight, visit