Under the contract, Yusen Logistics is managing 60 to 70 intermodal freight movements each month for Vantix, the Dallas, Texas-based division of McLane Co. Inc. and a provider of supply chain solutions for the food industry. The shipments consist of food grade products for the fast food industry.
Yusen Logistics is moving goods from manufacturing plants across the U.S. to various McLane distribution centers nationwide, including those in Atlanta, Ga.; Newton, Kan.; Hanover, Pa.; Orlando, Fla.; Dallas, Texas; Portland, Ore.; and Indiana and Kentucky.
“We are pleased to partner with Yusen Logistics,” said Charles Bostick, director of transportation and operations, Vantix Logistics. “Overall, the service has been very efficient and reliable and we look forward to an ongoing relationship.”
“Vantix Logistics is a leading solution provider to the food and restaurant industry,” said Rick Underwood, regional sales manager, Yusen Logistics. “We’re honored to be chosen as their transportation provider.”
Over the past several months, Jill Kraus, manager, national accounts, Yusen Logistics, has been working closely with the Vantix team to grow the partnership between the two companies. “I’m pleased that we can offer Vantix a solution that can help them manage their business more effectively,” said Kraus.
Yusen Logistics (Americas) has more than four decades of experience working with food growers, manufacturers, suppliers and retailers to help them solve their unique supply chain requirements. Its customers include many of the top tier manufacturers in the food and beverage industry. Services include: reefer; over the road; less-than-truckload; flow-through warehousing; and retail POS display management.