Transportation Insight Named 2017 Top 100 3PL by Inbound Logistics Magazine

3PL Edition Highlights Parcel Expert’s Insight on Multi-Modal Efficiency for E-commerce Shippers

HICKORY, NC (August 22, 2017) – Transportation Insight, a multi-modal global Enterprise Logistics Provider, has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider for the sixth consecutive year. Transportation Insight was selected for its end-to-end supply chain solutions that help more than 1,300 manufacturers, retailers, e-tailers and distributors across North America achieve optimal supply chain efficiency.

“Transportation Insight is ready, willing and able to leverage our carrier management experience, logistics optimization and execution technology, supply chain engineering capabilities and business insight tools to help companies solve complex supply chain challenges resulting from today’s rapidly evolving economic environment,” says Transportation Insight President and CEO Chris Baltz. “The depth and breadth of our combined supply chain management skillset, along with our keen ability to prescribe effective solutions after thorough diagnosis, our robust technology platform and our spirit of driving continuous improvement for clients and ourselves sets us apart from other logistics providers in the North American marketplace.”

In addition to the spotlight on Transportation Insight’s position as a Top 100 3PL provider, Inbound Logistics’ July 2017 edition includes Transportation Insight Vice President of Parcel Operations Todd Benge’s article on the exponential increase in supply chain challenges presented by the continued rise of the e-commerce channel. The thought leadership “Logistics Knowledgebase” illustrates Transportation Insight’s capabilities that help clients identify omni-channel supply chain challenges and mitigate them with forward-thinking solutions that drive overall enterprise improvement. As a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2016 SmartWay® Excellence Award winner, Transportation Insight puts a focus on improving clients’ sustainability to help them reduce energy consumption and air pollution emissions within the supply chain.

An Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame member, Transportation Insight provides robust Enterprise Logistics solutions that address the growing demand for vast multi-modal (Parcel, LTL and Truckload), end-to-end supply chain expertise and technology under one umbrella. From redesigning a supply chain to withstand the impacts of e-commerce demands to managing risk and giving visibility across the entire supply chain, Transportation Insight empowers clients with customized solutions leveraging more than 500 years of executive logistics experience.

“The continued proliferation of e-commerce across the global economy has challenged companies across not only the retail sector, but also distributors and manufacturers that support retailers with increased variability and on-time delivery in multiple channels,” Baltz says. “Our advanced solutions are designed to help clients’ supply chains react more quickly to demand changes and maintain desired profitability and growth. As a strategic business partner, we see our function as one that fosters continuous evaluation and innovation of the supply chain to enable clients to satisfy their customers’ demands.”

Inbound Logistics’ annual Top 100 3PL Providers list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that are best equipped to meet and surpass evolving outsourcing needs. Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing data to their readers’ burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges.

“Today’s leading companies are struggling to balance the need for advance planning against the demands for supply chain agility, low-inventory schemes, and complex omni-channel and e-commerce distribution regimes,” says Inbound Logistics Editor Felecia Stratton. “Transportation Insight continues to provide solutions to help companies meet those challenges, and that’s why Inbound Logistics editors have recognized Transportation Insight as one of 2017’s Top 100 3PL Providers.”


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 manufacturers, retailers 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. 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 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, email or call 877-226-9950.

About Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics is the leading trade publication targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. Inbound Logistics’ mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure and better matching demand signals to supply lines.