Chicken of the Sea picks Transplace

Transplace, a provider of transportation management solutions and logistics technology, announced that Chicken of the Sea International, a shelf-stable seafood products producer, has selected Transplace as its North American lead logistics provider.

Transplace says it will assume responsibility for all domestic transportation management activities for Chicken of the Sea, focusing efforts to improve shipment level visibility, yielding enhanced on-time service performance levels for its customers while aggressively managing all related costs.

Transplace says its dedicated account team will implement the company’s on-demand transportation management system that includes order management, shipment planning, optimization and execution, tracking and visibility, and on-time performance monitoring.

“Transplace brings a field-proven methodology and impressive experience for helping consumer packaged-goods companies drive significant operational efficiencies, all the while keenly managing the costs,” says Kevin McClain, vice president of supply chain for Chicken of the Sea. “Having Transplace manage our North American transportation network will continue to ensure our on-time service to our customers.”

Through a combination of technology, Lean Six Sigma-bred processes and applied human capital, along with its vast carrier network, Transplace says it will work collaboratively with Chicken of the Sea to develop and implement strategies for improving supply chain operations.