HICKORY, N.C. , June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces the company received the Inbound Logistics G75 Award for top green supply chain partners for the third consecutive year. Inbound Logistics ' 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) profiles companies that are leading by example, demonstrating measurable progress over the past year as they integrate sustainability into their respective enterprises. Transportation Insight was chosen for its Extended LEAN® continuous improvement methodology that blends traditional LEAN process improvement principles with logistics expertise and state-of-the-art technology to help clients eliminate waste, saving millions of dollars.
“Transportation Insight streamlines client enterprises to meet green initiatives by reducing logistics-related costs on shipments, supplying actionable business intelligence reporting to help leadership monitor key performance indicators and analyzing supply chain networks to optimize locations of DCs and warehouses to reduce last-mile deliveries,” says Transportation Insight President and CEO Chris Baltz . “We are honored to once again be recognized for helping clients meet their green initiatives of lowered energy usage, reduced carbon emissions, diminished secondary packaging and aggregated smaller shipments to reduce fuel usage.”
“Supply chain sustainability has always been top of mind for Inbound Logistics readers. The 75 Green Supply Chain Partners is a very select group, and we found Transportation Insight to be one of those companies that is truly 'walking the walk' when it comes to supply chain sustainability. The G75 list represents 75 visionaries who have demonstrated a long-standing history of driving efficiencies in their customers' operations and an internal commitment to be as lean and green as possible. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Transportation Insight among this important group of industry-changing leaders,” says Inbound Logistics Editor Felecia Stratton .
Transportation Insight utilizes its Extended LEAN continuous improvement methodology to reduce non-value-added activities within a company's four walls and throughout the extended supply chain. Clients meet green supply chain and sustainability goals by removing waste, resulting in lower operating costs, reduced energy usage, optimized inventory levels and diminished packaging.
Transportation Insight is a SmartWay partner and works with the EPA on programs designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution. As a SmartWay Partner, the 3PL demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.
Inbound Logistics ' 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (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 global lead logistics provider with more than $4.6 billion in supply chain spend under management. For more than 15 years, 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. Headquartered in Hickory, NC , Transportation Insight has secondary operating centers in Atlanta, GA , Bentonville, AR , 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 www.transportationinsight.com, email or call 877-226-9950.
About Inbound Logistics
Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistic s' educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.