SECAUCUS – Vantix Logistics has selected Yusen Logistics (Americas) to provide intermodal and OTR service.
Under the contract, Yusen Logistics is managing 60 to 70 intermodal freight movements each month for Vantix, the Dallas-based division of McLane Co. Inc. and a provider of supply chain solutions for the food industry. The shipments consist of food grade products for the fast food industry.
Yusen Logistics is moving goods from manufacturing plants across the U.S. to various McLane distribution centers nationwide, including those in Atlanta; Newton, KS; Hanover, PA; Orlando, FL; Dallas; Portland, OR; and Indiana and Kentucky.
“We are pleased to partner with Yusen Logistics,” says Charles Bostick, Director of Transportation and Operations, Vantix Logistics. “Overall, the service has been very efficient and reliable and we look forward to an ongoing relationship.”
“Vantix Logistics is a leading solution provider to the food and restaurant industry,” says Rick Underwood, Regional Sales Manager, Yusen Logistics. “We’re honored to be chosen as their transportation provider.”
Over the past several months, Jill Kraus, Manager, National Accounts, Yusen Logistics, has been working closely with the Vantix team to grow the partnership between the two companies. “I’m pleased that we can offer Vantix a solution that can help them manage their business more effectively,” says Kraus.
Yusen Logistics (Americas) has more than four decades of experience working with food growers, manufacturers, suppliers and retailers to help them solve their unique supply chain requirements. Its customers include many of the top tier manufacturers in the food and beverage industry. Services include: reefer; over the road; less-than-truckload; flow-through warehousing; and retail POS display management.
Vantix is an industry-leading 3PL specializing in food industry supply chain solutions as well as time-sensitive goods that require careful handling and transportation. The combination of our logistics expertise, customizable transportation management system, select carrier relationships, focused customer service and significant supply chain resources from our parent company, McLane, help ensure that your shipments are delivered on-time, for the right price in the right condition.
About Yusen Logistics
Yusen Logistics is a global logistics and transportation provider that delivers custom supply chain solutions through one of the largest air, ocean and land transportation networks. We have over 440 offices in 40 countries, with more than 19,000 employees at your service. Combining our services gives you greater control and visibility over your supply chain.