Third party logistics provider Transplace was selected by Diamond Foods to improve operational efficiencies and supply chain visibility.
Diamond Food wills use Transplace’s Transportation Management System and gain access to the company’s web-based technology and business intelligence analytics to help the company optimize its transportation network, view shipments in real-time, reduce transportation costs and support long-term business goals.
"With the Transplace SaaS solution, Diamond Foods now has optimal technology to support real-time visibility, planning, procurement and execution management across our portfolio of brands," said Diamond’s vp of supply chain, Jeff Sites. "Its TMS also allows for us to collaborate with Transplace’s customer network and take advantage of cross customer co-loading opportunities."
Diamond foods said it is gaining the ability to effectively manage all inbound and outbound transportation from domestic vendors to its distribution centers and cross-docks, and to all customer locations. Using real-time reports, Diamond Foods said it will be able to make better informed decisions in order to run its business both competitively and cost-effectively.
"After a rigorous selection process, we selected Transplace based on its leadership in the market, knowledgeable and experienced team, and comprehensive reporting capabilities and suite of services, which will help our company grow and gain market share," said Gabe Sandoval, director of logistics, Diamond Foods.