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DC Velocity: “Transplace Receives Sonoco Strategic Partnership Award”

June 26, 2018

Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced that it was awarded Sonoco’s (NYSE:SON) Strategic Partnership Award at the 2018 Sonoco Supplier Summit.


Transplace was selected for completing an end-to-end assessment of Sonoco’s logistics operations in order to optimize its transportation processes and spend.

One of the largest diversified global packaging companies, Sonoco produces packaging for many of the world’s most recognized brands in markets such as appliances and electronics, automotive, beverages, frozen and refrigerated food and more. Each year, Sonoco recognizes key suppliers that have demonstrated new value creation and a commitment to sharing resources to create innovative and sustainable solutions that improve Sonoco’s business, support organizational changes and help meet changing needs.” Sonoco selected Transplace because of its scale, strong engineering capabilities and knowledge of the North American freight network; and the partnership has added significant value to our organization,” said Richard Wynne, global sourcing director, Sonoco. “The Transplace-led evaluation of Sonoco’s people, processes and infrastructure became the roadmap to becoming a much-improved and technology-equipped organization that is better prepared for and more effective in today’s dynamic market. Transplace has been a valuable partner in our logistics operations and it is our pleasure to present them with our 2017 Strategic Partnership Award.”

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