Global Food Company to Leverage Transportation Management Services and Logistics Technology for Improved Supply Chain Performance, Cost Savings
June 17, 2014 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced that Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has selected the third party logistics (3PL) provider to manage all transportation management activities throughout the United States. Campbell will leverage Transplace’s proprietary transportation management system (TMS) to efficiently manage its domestic transportation operations in order to increase visibility, reduce transportation costs and achieve greater operational efficiencies.
“Transplace brings deep experience and expertise in the consumer packaged goods industry along with comprehensive logistics technology and reporting capabilities,” said Anthony Fox, senior director, planning, warehousing and transportation, Campbell Soup Company. “Transplace will help drive continuous improvement within Campbell’s transportation operations.”
Comprehensive real-time reporting will give Campbell increased visibility of its transportation network and allow them to view and analyze key performance data to better develop strategies for meeting its transportation goals. Campbell will also work collaboratively with Transplace to take advantage of additional cost savings opportunities, such as participation in the company’s TransMATCH co-shipping service, which offers organizations the opportunity to consolidate freight through collaboration with multiple shipper companies.
“For a global consumer packaged goods company such as Campbell, supply chain visibility and efficiency are critical to maintaining high customer service levels and business performance,” said Vincent Chiodo, senior vice president, Transplace. “We will work closely with Campbell to identify and take advantage of opportunities within its transportation operations to improve efficiencies and meet the company’s cost and service goals.”
About Transplace Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain network planning and design, transportation procurement and consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite global 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.
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About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s,” “V8,” “Bolthouse Farms,” “Plum Organics” and “Kjeldsens.” Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoupcompany.com or follow company news on Twitter via @CampbellSoupCo.