US: Dole Food's relationship with Transplace set to continue

Transplace, a leading transport management service, is pleased to announce that it will be continuing its relationship with Dole Food Co. for the transportation of Dole's produce over the North American road network.

For several years, Dole has employed Transplace's industry-leading transportation sourcing methodology, powered by CombineNet's proprietary sourcing technology solution.

"The partnership Dole Food has with Transplace has proven to work very well and has assisted in our efforts of contracting for cost competitive, service-minded and capacity committed transportation services to move our North American over the road motor carrier freight network," said Ulises J. Carrillo, vice president, global logistics, Dole Food. "As Dole continues to focus on the best service for our customers, the Transplace sourcing engagements have proven over the years to be an enabling solution and an important part of our strategy for success."

Transplace provides Dole Food with a proven, systematic approach to developing a transportation sourcing strategy. Transplace considers all critical business factors and recommends strategic assignment of carriers to all of the lanes within Dole's North American freight network.

"We are excited to formally announce Transplace is continuing its relationship with Dole Food. By providing Dole with the information and optimization they need, our relationship serves as an extension of Dole's transportation and logistics and supports their overall company goals," said Matthew Menner, senior vice president of Transplace. "Dole's long partnership with Transplace continues in part because of our deep expertise in the consumer goods vertical. Dole Food is one of our many important customers we serve in this growing area. Because of our visibility across consumer goods customers, we help them identify and apply best practices for continued improvement in their freight network."

Source: www.marketwatch.com

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