HICKORY, N.C., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Transportation Insight, a globally recognized Enterprise Logistics Provider and business strategist, has again received a Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The honor marks Transportation Insight’s 12th sustainability award for enabling clients to achieve superior supply chain performance through highly efficient transportation and operational strategies that reduce cost and environmental impact.
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay® Excellence Awardee in 2016, Transportation Insight is recognized as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. The Enterprise Logistics Partner architects logistics and supply chain solutions that help clients cut waste, eliminate expedited shipments, lower energy usage, reduce packaging, optimize transportation loads and modes, gain control over inbound and outbound shipments and improve communication and collaboration with transportation partners, vendors and customers.
Anchored in its proprietary Extended LEAN® methodology of continuous improvement for the supply chain and a consultative Co-managed Logistics® approach, Transportation Insight offers a robust technology platform to help manufacturers, retailers, e-tailers and distributors reduce their carbon footprint with innovative strategies focused on improving the service experience for end customers.
“Transportation Insight facilitates supply chain improvements that allow our client companies to become significantly better. Applying a continuous improvement mindset and deep multi-modal domain experience in a technology-rich platform, we’re able to customize high-impact network designs that realize efficiencies and protect profit. A byproduct of these efforts is a reduction of fuel usage, air emissions, vehicle miles and energy consumption across the global supply chain,” says Transportation Insight President and CEO Chris Baltz. “As we’re trusted by our clients to increase their long-term sustainability, we’re honored to be recognized for green best practices that also help our clients dominate their market.”
Transportation Insight’s creative solutions and proven processes extend beyond the shipping and receiving docks. With five Pros to Know and Lean-Certified tactical and strategic operators on staff, including 30 green belts, two black belts and a Master Black Belt, the multi-modal logistics expert not only identifies ways to streamline supply chain processes at a global level, but also can help companies optimize the packaging design of each item moving through the value stream network. Transportation Insight’s packaging optimization skillset can be especially beneficial to companies with a significant e-commerce distribution component by minimizing the total landed cost and environmental impact of each order they ship. Further, secondary packaging assessments can