Holland, Mich., – LeanLogistics, a global solutions provider of transportation management system (TMS) applications and supply chain services, was recognized as a Top 3PL by Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the food supply chain. The magazine announced the sixth-annual listing of the ‘Top 100 3PLs and Cold Storage Providers’ in its July/August 2011 issue.
“LeanLogistics is committed to helping our food and beverage clients reduce transportation spend, improve services and gain complete supply chain visibility by optimizing their transportation management,” said Chris Timmer, COO of LeanLogistics. “To be selected to this elite group of third party logistics companies is an affirmation of LeanLogistics’ innovative transportation technology and supply chain management services.”
Food Logistics’ list of Top 3PLs is comprised of third party logistics providers that offer a broad scope of services and capabilities that enable food companies manage costs, increase flexibility, improve service levels and operational efficiency, and reduce capital expenditures.
“Selecting the right logistics partner to manage your supply chain is of great importance to the future of any company’s operations,” explained Katherine Doherty, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics magazine. “In the food industry, outsourcing has become a foundation of competitive advantage for many companies. We provide this list to help our readers find the best 3PLs and cold storage providers for their business.”
The editorial staff of Food Logistics compiled this list through research, nomination and submission forms from end users, solution providers, and industry analysts. Final recipients are featured in the cover story of the July/August issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com.