Transportation Insight Named Top Green Supply Chain Partner for Fifth Consecutive Year
Integrated Enterprise Logistics Solutions Improve Supply Chain Performance and Eliminate Supply Chain Waste
HICKORY, NC (July 27, 2018) – Transportation Insight, a global Enterprise Logistics Provider and end-to-end supply chain strategist, received the Inbound Logistics G75 Award for top green supply chain partners. The Inbound Logistics G75 is a carefully curated list of 75 companies working to ensure global supply chains are sustainable by employing processes that are socially and environmentally friendly. Transportation Insight’s integrated Enterprise Logistics solutions were recognized for helping clients improve supply chain performance by leveraging multi-modal insight, expertise and technology-driven data analysis to identify optimal modes and lower fuel usage.
“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 that our efforts to help client partners reach their sustainability goals are recognized with this award for the fifth consecutive year.”
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. Through LEAN supply chain assessments, Transportation Insight determines where to cut waste within an enterprise, such as eliminating expedited shipments, lowering energy usage, reducing packaging and optimizing transportation loads and modes.
To complement LEAN-based supply chain strategies, Transportation Insight’s LEAN business process improvement consultancy and sister company Total Insight® has helped more than 300 people – clients and internal associates – become continuous improvement leaders and internal change agents. Total Insight LEAN instructors have certified 280 Green Belts, 28 Black Belts and two Master Black Belts. Transportation Insight Associates leverage their knowledge of Extended LEAN to help clients increase efficiency while continuously improving the Enterprise Logistics Provider’s operations to facilitate excellence in client service.
Transportation Insight’s blended technology platform of proprietary and class-leading commercial solutions, supply chain data modeling, TMS, WMS, carrier network alignment strategies and LEAN methodology enables shippers to realize measurable continuous improvements in cost, service and risk. Ongoing participation in the U.S. EPA SmartWay® Transport Partnership exemplifies the company’s dedication to sustainable supply chain practices.
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.
About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a multi-modal, lead logistics provider with $3.9 billion in logistics spend under management. For nearly 20 years, the Enterprise Logistics Solutions Provider has partnered with manufacturers, retailers and distributors 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, parcel technology platform (audit, engineering, advanced analytics) and business intelligence. Serving over 1,500 clients, its logistics services portfolio includes domestic transportation, e-commerce solutions, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials including secondary packaging. Headquartered in Hickory, NC, Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers in Atlanta, GA, Bentonville, AR, Boston, MA, Charlotte, NC, Omaha, NE, Overland Park, KS and Salt Lake City, UT; service centers in Canton, OH, Charlotte, NC and St. Louis, MO; and more than 50 client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com, email or call 877-226-9950.