Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and
logistics technology, today announced a continuation of its relationship
with RockTenn Company through a full contract expansion. RockTenn, a
leading integrated North American manufacturer of corrugated and
consumer packaging and recycling solutions, will continue to leverage
Transplace’s award-winning Transportation Management System (TMS) to
optimize and manage the company’s transportation operations for its
Consumer Packaging Business units.
Since 2007, RockTenn has used Transplace’s services to help streamline
its supply chain through process improvement in transportation planning,
execution and management. “Through our collaborative relationship,
RockTenn has been able to establish a centralized transportation
management approach and Lean Six Sigma-based processes to improve supply
chain visibility and efficiency in our Consumer Packaging Business
Units,” said Greg King, senior vice president of procurement, safety and
health for RockTenn. “We look to Transplace to provide industry
expertise, comprehensive logistics technology and support for continuous
Transplace’s TMS allows RockTenn to view and analyze key performance
data for their business. By leveraging this data, RockTenn can achieve
greater visibility of its transportation costs and develop a tangible
strategy for realizing greater savings.
“RockTenn’s understanding of the impact of its supply chain on the
company’s overall business, and its forward-thinking approach to
transportation management have resulted in a successful, long-term
relationship,” says Mark McEntire, vice president of strategic account
management for Transplace. “At Transplace, we are committed to
continuing to identify opportunities within RockTenn’s transportation
operations to improve efficiencies, savings and results.”
Transplace’s tenth annual Shipper Symposium will be held in May 8-10, in
Phoenix, featuring Jerry Colangelo, Janet F. Kavinoky and Brian Shul.
More information can be found at http://symposium2012.transplace.com.
RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) is one of North America's leading integrated
manufacturers of corrugated and consumer packaging and recycling
solutions, with annual net sales of approximately $10 billion.
RockTenn’s 26,000 employees are committed to exceeding their customers’
expectations – every time. The Company operates locations in the United
States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and China. For more
information, visit www.rocktenn.com.
is a non-asset, North American based third party logistics (3PL)
provider offering manufacturers, retailers and consumer packaged goods
companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation
management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to
intelligent transportation management systems (TMS) and supply chain
network planning and design to high-quality brokerage services,
Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on
investment and consistent value to customers. The company is recognized
among the elite global 3PLs by a customer base that includes many of the
largest shippers in the world. To learn more about Transplace, please
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