> SEALED DEALS
• Tovala, which delivers prepared food in 20 minutes, has gone live with the cloud-based
•’ Leanne Drummond, business development manager for CPC Logistics and Endrea Davisson, a professional driver for CFI, were among the more than 80 women named as the Women In Trucking Association’s 2023 Top Women to Watch in Transportation. • IntelliTrans , a provider of global multi-modal solutions for optimizing bulk and break-bulk supply chain operations, won a 2023 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award from TMC’s Cloud Computing magazine. • The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge named Chief Carriers the Best Overall Fleet in the small carrier category, while C.A.T. won Best Overall Fleet in the large carrier category.
SnapFull WMS suite in two distribution centers in Chicago and a 230,000-square-foot facility in Salt Lake City. • Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has opened a 50,000-square-foot distribution center in Indianapolis to handle all contract logistics services for instrumentation company Endress+Hauser in North America. • Samsonite teamed with ReverseLogix to provide a self- activated warranty and repair portal for Samsonite customers. The technology provides the luggage retailer with insight into specic parts or products being returned.
> GREEN SEEDS
• Brazilian fashion retailer Pernambucanas selected Mojix to provide a SaaS-based traceability solution that enables real-time, item-level visibility across more than 500 stores and the company’s primary distribution center.
n Arvato Supply Chain Solutions switched the energy supply of four
distribution centers in Louisville, Kentucky, and one in Valencia, California, to green electricity sourced from wind and solar energy. n CEVA Logistics will transition all its contract logistics and freight warehouses to greener electricity by 2025 by purchasing low-carbon electricity from local utility providers and increasing its own production of electricity using rooftop solar panels. n Working with Trees for the Future, ATA Freight has now planted 272,000 lifetime trees in 106 forest gardens and restored 106 acres of land.
• WestRock, a provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, turned to Wagner Logistics to negotiate a cost- optimizing lease for its 160,000-square-foot warehouse in California and manage complete paper handling operations. • ACI Brands , a supplier of consumer products, will deploy Tecsys’ SaaS-based Elite WMS. The platform will unify silos and supply chain operations, enabling the company to tap into system-driven technologies and automation solutions. • Cardinal Health will install a Swisslog automation solution at its at-Home Solutions distribution center in Grove City, Ohio. The facility features 31,844 storage bins providing 83,000 cubic feet of storage for 14,154 SKUs.
> IN MEMORIAM
n St. Onge Company celebrates its 40th anniversary. The company provides solutions to shippers' supply chain needs in the automotive, consumer packaged goods, retail and ecommerce sectors. It also serves healthcare providers, including hospitals and clinics.
• Ralph L. “Larry” Roberts, Sr., founder of R+L Carriers, passed away on March 19, 2023. He started in the trucking business in 1965 with a single Ford truck, helping people move household furnishings.
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