Petfood manufacturer Ainsworth Pet Nutrition has selected Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, as its third-party logistics provider to deliver transportation management services for all outbound shipments.
The petfood company will use Transplace's Transportation Management System to enhance process automation and improve operational efficiency.
“For a company such as Ainsworth, where food safety is essential to its business, it is critical to have complete visibility of its shipments,” said Bill Greene, senior director, sales, Transplace. “Our team worked closely with Ainsworth to gain deep insight into the company’s daily operations in order to identify and take advantage of areas of improvement throughout its supply chain. There are many safety, compliance and competitive challenges within the CPG industry and Transplace is committed to helping Ainsworth discover additional savings opportunities, continue to grow its business and deliver quality products to its customers."
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