One of the oldest heritage brands and a leader in the lawn and garden category, The Jobe’s Company, has officially partnered with third party logistics provider Transplace to support efforts in logistics optimization and operations. The focus for improvements involves reducing costs, creating greater visibility while creating and supporting efficient operational practices, according to an announcement this week.
Transplace mentioned some of the elements to leverage include the use of the TMS for all incoming and outbound shipments as well as providing digital solutions for all processing, payments and reporting.
“As transportation costs continue to rise, we recognized the need to partner with a logistics provider that would improve our processes and give us greater supply chain visibility,” said Chris Allen, CEO, The Jobe’s Company. 3PL“Transplace brings extensive experience along with robust logistics technology and capabilities that give us greater control over our transportation operations and help us to improve customer service. From the beginning, the Transplace team worked diligently to understand our business and customers, and develop a solution customized to meet our unique needs as well as the business requirements of our retail partners.”
About The Jobe’s Company
Headquartered in Waco, Texas with additional manufacturing facilities in Paris, Kentucky, The Jobe’s Company specializes in home and garden products with a commitment to giving consumers better products that deliver better results. The company is the nation’s #1 organics fertilizer brand and produces over 1 billion square feet of consumer and commercial-grade landscaping fabrics, annually. Additional innovative products include plant spikes, soils & potting mixes, fencing & netting, as well as sun shades and accessories. The Company is represented by a robust portfolio of brands including Jobe’s Organics, Ross, WeedBlock, PowerGrid, Sun Sail, and others. With over 200 products at retail, Jobe’s brands are available online and at leading home improvement, garden, hardware and discount stores across North America and Mexico. For more information and to view the entire line-up of products, please visit http://www.jobescompany.com/.
Transplace is the leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, helping manufacturers, retailers and distributors optimize supply chain operations and increase financial performance. Offering a complete suite of transportation management, strategic capacity, and cross-border & global trade services, Transplace’s customizable logistics solutions and best-in-class technology gives businesses greater control of their transportation operations and enhanced visibility of shipments and overall supply chain performance.
With deep expertise in key vertical markets, including consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, retail and chemicals, Transplace works to strategically design and manage customer networks in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. As North America’s largest transportation management provider, Transplace leverages its entire network to solve large-scale, complex supply chain problems for its customers. From small-to-medium businesses to global brands, Transplace delivers the optimal blend of actionable business intelligence and operational excellence you need to manage your supply chain with certainty. Learn more at www.transplace.com.
Source: Outlook Marketing Services