Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced that Welch’s has implemented Transplace’s proprietary transportation management system (TMS) to manage daily transportation operations in North America. Transplace’s software-as-a-solution (SaaS) TMS will provide reduced transportation costs, increased visibility and greater operational efficiencies.
Since 1869, Welch’s has been a leading producer of Concord grape juice. In 1952, Welch’s became a subsidiary of the National Grape Cooperative and is now owned by more than 1,000 family farmers. In addition to its successful line of fruit juices, the company also manufactures jams, jellies and other fruit products.
“For more than 140 years, Welch’s has been able to provide consumers with quality grape-based products and deliver quality service for our suppliers and customers,” said John Mancinelli, director, customer operations, Welch’s. “In order for us to continue our success, we need the right tools that align with our company goals. Transplace has a deep understanding of consumer product goods companies, and is able to deliver innovative technology that drives operational efficiency and cost savings. As a result, we have increased visibility of supply chain activities and can better serve our growing customer base.”