|By Business Wire||
|March 21, 2017 07:01 AM EDT|
Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage”), one of the world’s largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics companies, today announced a strategic partnership with BluJay Solutions (“BluJay”), formerly Kewill, the global leader in transportation management solutions. The partnership designates Lineage as the exclusive third-party logistics provider to manage customers’ food and beverage supply chains using BluJay’s Transportation Management solution, formerly LeanTMS, powered by its Global Trade Network.
The strategic partnership enables customers in the food and beverage industry to outsource the management of their transportation network by leveraging BluJay’s highly scalable TMS with Lineage’s diverse network of facilities that spans more than 100 locations across North America with 609 million cubic feet of temperature-controlled capacity. Lineage will also work to transition all of its current customers from existing transportation platforms to BluJay’s Transportation Management solution, using its robust capabilities to deliver increased value to their supply chains.
“Never before has a customer had the opportunity to leverage one of the nation’s largest facility networks with leading technology and a $12 billion transportation spend to maximize performance and realize dramatic cost savings,” said Greg Lehmkuhl, President & CEO of Lineage Logistics. “We are thrilled to partner with BluJay and create more integrated supply chain solutions for our customers through our expanded managed transportation capability. Our customers gain a strategic advantage through the unique level of supply chain intelligence only offered by our expanded ecosystem.”
“Combining our world-class TMS platform with the execution capability of the world’s fastest-growing, most dynamic cold chain logistics organization brings an unprecedented service offering to the marketplace,” said Doug Braun, CEO of BluJay Solutions. “The strategic partnership between Lineage and BluJay is an exciting evolution for both of our organizations, and we look forward to delivering more innovative, collaborative supply chain solutions to customers worldwide.”
About Lineage Logistics, LLC: Lineage Logistics is one of the largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics companies in the world. The company was founded through the combination of premier, temperature-controlled warehousing companies, some of whose roots date back to the early 1900s. Today, all its companies are unified with a shared vision of being the leading global supply chain company serving the world’s food, retail, agriculture and distribution companies. (www.lineagelogistics.com)
About BluJay Solutions: BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Transforming supply chain logistics with the BluJay Global Trade Network, we enable customers to unlock the power of more than 40,000 universally connected partners. With BluJay, companies can achieve greater trade velocity, transform their supply chain economics for disruptive advantage, and see beyond the horizon to optimize their future in the global economy. To learn more, visit: www.blujaysolutions.com, or follow us on Twitter at @myblujay and LinkedIn.
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