Transplace, Dallas, TX
Web site: www.transplace.com
Year founded: 2000
Number of employees: 699
Number of food customers: 99
Solution name(s): Third party logistics, transportation management system (TMS), brokerage, supply chain consulting
Worth noting: We combine the most powerful aspects of Lean engineering philosophies with Six Sigma methods to deliver the right amount of high quality products and services at the right time—with the least amount of effort and cost. Lean and Six Sigma are complementary and highly applicable to the transportation industry. When carried out properly in tandem, they can produce unprecedented and lasting results for our customers.
Transportation | Warehouse Optimization, Franklin, TN
Web site: www.warehouseoptimization.com
Year founded: 1990
Number of employees: 18
Number of food customers: 5
Solution name(s): AutoVLB (Vehicle Load Building --SuperTruck), APAL (AutoPalletP3 + AutoLoaderT3), AutoSPA (Ship Point assignment), AutoScheduler
Worth noting: For 20 years we have helped P&G attain supply chain-wide savings. Companies like P&G continue to leverage our expert systems and domain knowledge because time and again they provide the “best” solutions possible in the “real world.”
TZA, Long Grove, IL
Web site: www.tza.com
Year founded: 1984
Number of employees: 50
Number of food customers: 45
Solution name(s): ProTrack Warehouse Labor Management System, ProTrack Drivers Labor Management System
Worth noting: TZA has an ongoing vision to help food, beverage and consumer goods companies proactively plan, monitor and manage their labor efficiently and run their operation at lower cost. TZA has implemented labor management technology and programs at more than 300 total sites and continues to expand the functionality of ProTrack LMS to deliver innovation and industry leadership to manufacturing, distribution and retail clients.
VAI, Ronkonkoma, NY
Web site: www.vai.net
Year founded: 1978
Number of employees: 130
Number of food customers: 40
Solution name(s): S2K Enterprise For Food
Worth noting: VAI was named winner of a 2012 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Solution for Midsize Businesses. Selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives from among hundreds of nominations, IBM’s Beacon Awards recognize a select number of IBM Business Partners who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions resulting in client transformation and business growth.
Visual Data Group, Cleveland, OH
Web site: www.visualdatagroup.com
Year founded: 2006
Number of employees: 30
Number of food customers: N/A
Solution name(s): QlikView, Alaras, LogiXML, Attivio, QVSource, QVExcel
Worth noting: We deliver solutions that provide real value to our customers. We do so quickly, efficiently and affordably. We can normally deliver a solution in half the time and at one quarter the investment of any of our competitors.
Voxware, Hamilton, NJ
Web site: www.voxware.com
Year founded: 1993
Number of employees: 70
Number of food customers: 30
Solution name(s): Voice Management Suite (VMS), Cloud Voice Management Suite (Cloud VMS)
Worth noting: Voxware is the first high end cloud-based voice software solution provider that enables companies to enhance operational productivity, improve accuracy, and better serve their customers without investing in costly IT infrastructure.
W&H Systems, Carlstadt, NJ
Web site: www.whsystems.com
Year founded: 1964
Number of employees: 100
Number of food customers: 56
Solution name(s): Reliable Sortation Unit, Warehouse Control System, Garments on Hanger System, Rapidpac Picking/Packing System, and WHizard Conveyor Tracking and Monitoring System
Worth noting: W&H Systems has industry expertise in the food/beverage industry and the most implementations in the wine & spirits industry. Headquartered in Carlstadt, New Jersey, we currently employ over 100 experienced professionals, including one of the strongest and most qualified engineering and support staffs in the material handling industry. Our team is dedicated to helping clients optimize the flow of merchandise through their warehouses while minimizing labor costs and maximizing space utilization.