Tosca Selects Transplace for Transportation Management Services
Leading Reusable Packaging Company Partners with Third Party Logistics Provider to Optimize Transportation Management and Enhance Customer Service
May 10, 2016 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Tosca to manage all transportation activities throughout North America. Tosca, a leader in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, will leverage Transplace’s managed transportation services, proprietary logistics technology and industry expertise to optimize its North American cross-border and international transportation and logistics operations.
“After experiencing substantial growth, Tosca recognized the opportunity to optimize our operations, reduce costs and improve customer service by outsourcing our transportation management to an experienced third party provider,” said Michael Wasson, vice president of supply chain and operations at Tosca. “After an extensive RFP process, we selected Transplace because of its comprehensive offering of managed transportation services and logistics technology, along with a strong alignment between our customer bases.”
Tosca will leverage Transplace’s industry-leading technology solutions to improve operational execution and visibility for all inbound and outbound shipments from its facilities and customer locations throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Central and South America. Transplace will employ its proprietary Transportation Management System (TMS) to optimize shipments and efficiently manage the daily execution of all transportation activities. Transplace will provide additional value by employing its Proprietary Technology Solutions to deliver real-time business intelligence dashboards and reporting in order to provide Tosca with greater visibility of its entire operations.
Added Wasson, “Partnering with Transplace gives us better insight into market conditions and the ability to quickly and effectively react to those changes and be more responsive to customer demand. Additionally, leveraging the scale and buying power of Transplace along with its large carrier network will help further manage transportation costs and secure the capacity needed to best serve our customers.”
“Transplace is excited for the opportunity to partner with Tosca to provide the services and technology needed to help them effectively execute their transportation operations in order to support company growth and better serve their customers,” said Vincent Chiodo, senior vice president, sales, Transplace. “We will continue to identify new opportunities within Tosca’s transportation operations to develop strategic solutions to drive continuous improvement and achieve greater cost savings.”
Tosca (www.toscaltd.com) provides reusable packaging and supply chain solutions across a diverse range of markets including poultry, protein, eggs, produce, and cheese. A recognized innovator, Tosca collaborates with growers, suppliers and retailers to deliver the best flow of perishables through the entire supply chain. Our reusable plastic containers – the most comprehensive portfolio in the industry – improve product protection, lower costs and are more sustainable than single-use packaging.
Transplace is a North American non-asset based logistics services 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 strategy consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base ranging from mid-market shippers to Fortune 500 companies.
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