Ocean Spray, the leading producer of canned and bottled juice drinks in North America, has named C.H. Robinson’s Transportation Management Center (‘TMC’‘), its ‘Third Party Logistics Provider Supplier of the Year’. C.H. Robinson is one of the largest non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) companies in the world, providing global multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions.

TMC’, a division of C.H. Robinson that provides a transparent and neutral approach to transportation management, was recognized for their outstanding support in supply chain management. June Youngs, the director of supply chain for Ocean Spray, said, ‘TMC has truly become an extension of Ocean Spray’s transportation and logistics teams. They are clearly focused on continuous improvement, committed to our success and sharing our vision of a premier supply chain leader.’

TMC’ has seven members on-site at Ocean Spray to help better manage their freight costs. Utilizing TMC’‘s expert people and technology has led to improved carrier performance with on-time deliveries through critical reporting and greater visibility into Ocean Spray’s supply chain. TMC’‘s team of seven professionals manages daily execution, provides track and trace, and manages exceptions while providing valuable reporting to enable strategic supply chain decisions.

Tyler White, C.H. Robinson’s TMC’ General Manager, said, ‘We are honored to receive this award. Our technology helped Ocean Spray capture the order level information they needed to plan, optimize, and control their shipments. Working together strategically has reduced costs, created efficiencies and has increased savings in Ocean Spray’s supply chain. Our relationship is a great example of how working together can prove very beneficial.’

June Youngs continued, ‘We look forward to our relationship with TMC’. Their continued dedication to service, flexibility and strategic solutions positively impacts Ocean Spray’s transportation logistics team and spend.’