Logistics Management Improves Efficiency in Food/Beverage Space
Transportation Insight’s technology, methodology underpins recognition as Food Logistics Top Green Provider
HICKORY, NC (July 9, 2019) – Transportation Insight, a multi-modal lead logistics provider and U.S. EPA SmartWay® Excellence Awardee, received recognition as a Food Logistics 2019 Top Green Provider. For the fifth consecutive year, Transportation Insight is included in this annual list of companies whose products, services or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry. Transportation Insight’s data-driven logistics management solutions help food and beverage clients reduce their environmental impact through optimized transportation operations that lower fuel usage, vehicle mileage and, as a result, air pollution emissions.
“Our Top Green Providers demonstrate leadership in sustainability throughout the global food supply chain, from better management of natural resources to technology applications and operational improvements that reduce food waste from the farm to the retailer to the end consumer,” says Food Logistics Editorial Director Lara L. Sowinski. “Environmental stewardship is a defining feature for these companies, as is their determination to continually raise the sustainability bar year after year.”
Using proprietary Extended LEAN® continuous improvement methodology for the end-to-end supply chain, Transportation Insight helps manufacturers, retailers and distributors implement business practices that achieve sustainable performance improvement. The company anchors its Enterprise Logistics solutions on a robust platform of technology applications, data analysis and deep logistics industry expertise. Employing a Co-managed Logistics® approach that allows shippers to determine their desired level of operational control, Transportation Insight helps food and beverage companies design and maintain optimal logistics networks capable of quick, efficient response to marketplace changes.
Introducing the continuous analytics of the Extended LEAN methodology to this operational environment enables Transportation Insight to deliver transportation studies and continuous improvement updates to drive clients’ efficiency gains and carbon footprint reductions. For instance, by aggregating loads and matching freight with appropriate assets in an ever-expanding carrier network, Transportation Insight’s logistics management operations minimize client’s empty miles and reduce environmental impact.
Transportation Insight is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Excellence Awardee that builds collaborative relationships and leverages advanced technology to support optimal logistics management practices. The supply chain strategist’s data-driven solutions portfolio relies on the Insight Freight® proprietary freight invoice and audit payment system that collects over 200 data points from each invoice. Integrated seamlessly inside Transportation Insight’s unified transportation management system, Insight TMS®, this critical information accelerates comprehensive supply chain analysis that helps clients implement, monitor and maintain best supply chain practices.
Transportation Insight is recognized as a Top Green Provider in Food Logistics’ June issue.
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 client support offices across North America. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com, email or call 877-226-9950.