Dole Food Company and Transplace extend partnership

Rebecca Prescott8 Feb 2012

Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, has revealed that Dole Food Company completed their third domestic sourcing.

Transplace facilitates Dole’s transportation services for their over-the-road North American freight network.

Dole Food is the world's largest producer and marketer of high quality fresh fruit and vegetables, and specialises in packaged foods and frozen fruit. For several years, Dole has employed Transplace's transportation sourcing methodology, powered by CombineNet’s proprietary sourcing technology solution.

Ulises Carrillo, vice president, global logistics, Dole Food, said: “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. 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.”

With network optimisation as the goal, Transplace provides Dole Food with a deeply proven and 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 the Dole’s North American freight network, the company said.

Source: Dole Food Company