Transportation Insight Wins Prestigious Green Supply Chain Award for 4th Consecutive Year
Demonstration of Green Best Practices Leads to Optimal Transport Modes, Lower Fuel Usage, Reduced Carbon Emissions
HICKORY, NC (July 13, 2017) – Transportation Insight, a multi-modal lead logistics solutions provider and 2016 U.S. EPA SmartWay® Excellence Awardee, received the Inbound Logistics G75 Award for top green supply chain partners. Inbound Logistics’ annual 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) Award is bestowed on companies that demonstrate green best practices in their supply chain, logistics and transportation operations. Transportation Insight is recognized for its integrated Enterprise Logistics solutions that give clients end-to-end supply chain visibility, help them identify optimal modes and carriers to lower costs and fuel usage and achieve corporate sustainability initiatives.
“Transportation Insight is focused on eliminating waste and facilitating supply chain improvements in ways that allow our client companies to become significantly better,” says Transportation Insight President and CEO Chris Baltz. “By combining state-of-the-art technology, logistics expertise and LEAN-based continuous improvement methodology, we help craft strategies that streamline processes to reduce fuel usage, air emissions, vehicle miles and energy consumption. In doing so, we help our clients not only increase their long-term sustainability, but we help them reduce their impact on the planet’s resources. We are honored to have our efforts to help client partners reach their sustainability goals be recognized with this award for the fourth consecutive year.”
Transportation Insight’s participation in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership exemplifies the company’s environmental leadership within the industry. Transportation Insight was recognized as a 2016 U.S. EPA SmartWay Excellence Awardee for its Enterprise Logistics solutions that eliminate supply chain waste, reduce mileage, optimize routes and lessen carbon emissions.
Transportation Insight’s Extended LEAN® continuous improvement methodology for the end-to-end supply chain blends traditional LEAN process improvement principles with logistics expertise and state-of-the-art technology to help clients eliminate waste, saving millions of dollars. During a LEAN supply chain assessment, Transportation Insight determines where to cut waste within an enterprise, such as optimizing operations to eliminate the need for expedited shipments, lowering energy usage, reducing packaging and optimizing transportation loads and modes.
At a time when the impact of e-commerce continues to expand across the economy, Transportation Insight enables clients to meet their end customers’ increasing demands on delivery by providing multi-modal efficiencies. By combining Insight Parcel™ technology with deep industry expertise, the Enterprise Logistics Provider provides audit, engineering and advanced analytics to business-to-business and business-to-consumer shippers to help facilitate more informed decisions about optimal mode.
The Inbound Logistics G75 profiles companies demonstrating their commitment to sustainable supply chain, logistics and transportation practices. IL editors choose the G75 by considering a company’s corporate sustainability initiatives, collaborative customer-driven projects and participation in public-private partnerships. Four benchmarks carry weight in the decision-making: measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement and industry recognition. The complete list of G75 profiles appears in the magazine’s June edition.
About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider with more than $1.7 billion in gross annual revenue. For nearly 20 years, the Enterprise Logistics Solutions Provider has partnered with hundreds of retailers, manufacturers and distributors to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates by providing customized parcel and 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, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) and business intelligence. Its logistics services include domestic transportation, e-commerce solutions, 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, Boston, MA, 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 www.transportationinsight.com, email or call 877-226-9950.
About Inbound Logistics
Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics’ educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.