May 11, 2010 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace announced today that Cox Communications, one of the nation’s largest cable entertainment and telecommunications companies, has selected Transplace’s third-party logistics (3PL) provider to efficiently manage shipments throughout the country. As an award-winning company providing management services and logistics technology solutions for large corporations as well as growth-oriented companies, Transplace’s Transportation Management System (TMS) will provide shipment lifecycle visibility, reduce direct transportation costs and improve overall operational efficiencies for Cox Communications.
As the third-largest cable entertainment and broadband services provider in the country, Cox Communications Inc. is best known for pioneering the bundle of television, internet and telephone services, offering consumers the ability to consolidate these services with one provider. With more than 6 million residential and commercial customers, Cox is also known for its industry-leading customer care.
“The third party logistics operations acumen, coupled with technology expertise from Transplace, assists us in directly providing the level of service our customers have come to expect from Cox,” said Jeff Osbourne, director of Supply Chain Management at Cox Communications. “The Transplace commercial model aligned with our business goals, while their technology met our exacting functional requirements. Transplace’s professional management and deep transportation industry knowledge are expected to aid us in reaching and supporting the Cox’s business with efficient transportation support. ”
Transplace is managing Cox Communications’ transportation planning and execution in the U.S., driving forward Cox’s customer service goals and managing challenges. “Our focus is to provide Cox with a solution that addresses and manages their day-to-day transportation requirements and consistently exceeds their customers’ expectations,” said Matthew Menner, senior vice president, sales and alliances for Transplace. “By being solely responsible for Cox’s domestic transportation network and offering them access to real-time data, Transplace enables Cox to keep a watchful eye on service levels, creating a robust framework for any needed continuous improvement initiatives.”
Transplace is a non-asset based third-party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers and retailers the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to intelligent transportation management systems (TMS) to 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 3PLs in North America by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.
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