Transportation Insight Named Top 3PL to Food Industry

Cold Storage Provider 3PL Food IndustryHICKORY, NC (August 14, 2015) – Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, has been named to Food Logistics magazine’s annual list of Top 3PLs and Cold Storage Providers for a third consecutive year. The Top 3PL Providers list is an excellent resource for transportation decision makers, giving them a snapshot of the capabilities of these companies and the geographic region(s) they serve. With its end-to-end Enterprise Logistics solutions, advanced Supply Chain Analytics and Extended LEAN® continuous improvement methodologies, Transportation Insight has earned a reputation for excellence as a lead logistics provider serving companies throughout the world.

With many leading food and beverage companies represented among Transportation Insight’s 1,000 clients, the 3PL brings supply chain expertise that helps businesses deliver superior customer service while increasing productivity and bottom line profits. The 3PL serves as a business strategist that helps clients to discover through evaluation and innovation where waste disappears, where true process change occurs and where clients see the most impact.

“Transportation Insight is honored to be named a top 3PL provider to the complex global food and beverage industry,” says Transportation Insight Vice President of Client Services and Continuous Improvement Eric Lail. “As acquisitions and mergers spread through this market sector, many companies are facing a growing transportation spend, volatile commodity prices and stiffer competition to get products to store shelves faster and with the least cost. Transportation Insight helps our clients meet their challenges with state-of-the-art, innovative technology and integrated supply chain solutions. Clients gain a sustained competitive edge from increased efficiencies that drive savings.”

Transportation Insight’s supply chain reporting and analytics enable companies to better understand and allocate logistics costs. The 3PL deploys technology, leverages carrier relationships across multiple modes and applies an engineering mindset to evaluate core data. The confluence of this data and better analytical tools such as Insight TMS®, a web-based Transportation Management System, provides operational process efficiencies, cost reduction, improved visibility and responsiveness across the entire supply chain.

“Our growing list of 3PLs and cold storage providers indicates how important these two segments are to the food industry and the level of expertise and services required to support today’s growers and processors, shippers, and grocery retailers,” noted Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief for Food Logistics. “Assuring a safe and secure global food supply chain is paramount. In addition, reducing food waste, managing fuel and energy costs and responding to new demands related to omni-channel retailing are just some of the expectations the food industry has of their 3PL and cold storage providers.”

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About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a global lead logistics provider with more than $3.6 billion in supply chain spend under management. For more than 15 years, 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. Headquartered in Hickory, NC, Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers in Atlanta, GA, Bentonville, AR, Charlotte, NC, Omaha, NE and Salt Lake City, UT, as well as more than 50 client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit