HICKORY, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/—Leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been selected by Global Trade magazine in its November/December issue as one of 10 3PLs with the Best Range of Transportation Services. The 3PL appears in the exclusive top 10 ranking alongside other major logistics service providers such as UPS Supply Chain Solutions, FedEx Supply Chain and BNSF Logistics.
With more than 500 years of combined executive-level experience in logistics operations, engineering, carrier sourcing, technology and supply chain analytics, Transportation Insight’s intellectual capital is recognized as a differentiator in the 3PL/4PL marketplace.
“Transportation Insight is not the biggest logistics provider in North America, but by leveraging our expertise to help our clients continuously improve, we have developed a reputation for being the best in all modes of transportation,” says Founder and Chairman Paul Thompson. “We dominate enterprise logistics, and we’re growing rapidly to meet client demand for services in all areas.”
Transportation Insight implements end-to-end supply chain solutions with an approach rooted in LEAN. Developed by Transportation Insight, the Extended LEAN™ continuous improvement methodology applies LEAN practices to the total supply chain. By removing non-value-added activities and costs from the supply chain, Extended LEAN empowers clients to improve visibility and quickly capitalize on improvements throughout the enterprise and create industry-wide value networks.
“We listen, diagnose and partner with our clients to provide immediate supply chain efficiencies and customized continuous improvement solutions,” says Transportation Insight President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Baltz. “Our name and our brand – insight – drive our business strategy. The team and tools we have assembled provide clients insight into how they can transform their supply chains into a sustained competitive advantage to dominate their markets.”
Partnering with leading logistics industry analyst Armstrong & Associates, Global Trade magazine features the Top 120 American Logistics Leaders in its current issue. The publication identifies the 12 strategic needs of global shippers and profiles 10 service providers in each of those areas. The magazine’s mission is to educate and entertain its readers on ways to utilize the global marketplace to increase market share and corporate profits, through creative efficiencies in cargo transportation, banking, joint ventures, outsourcing and expansion opportunities.
About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a global lead logistics provider with more than $1.6 billion in supply chain spend under management. For over a decade, 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. For more about Transportation Insight, visit www.transportationinsight.com.
Lisa Santos Farley
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
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