Clement Pappas Selects Transplace To Deliver Transportation Efficiencies

Private label beverage manufacturer outsources transportation for the first time.

Dallas: A leading private brand beverage manufacturer, Clement Pappas & Co. Inc., selected Transplace as its third-party logistics (3PL) provider to efficiently manage shipments throughout North America.

Transplace will employ its Transportation Management System (TMS) to provide enhance shipment lifecycle visibility, transportation stability and improve overall supply chain operational efficiencies for Clement Pappas.

Clement Pappas is a family-owned business based in New Jersey, with five processing plants across the United States. For more than 60 years, the company has offered customer branded (private label) products in a variety of market channels.

Its products include fruit juices, fruit drinks, other non-carbonated beverages and cranberry sauces including an industry-leading complete line of natural and organic products. The company is recognized as the market leader in providing innovative private brand beverage solutions to retailers across the country.

“Choosing to outsource the daily planning and execution of our transportation operations was not a simple decision for us. Clement Pappas has never previously outsourced transportation to another company,” says Craig Ablin, vice president of supply chain, Clement Pappas. “After a comprehensive search for a lead logistics provider, we chose Transplace. With its technology, people, and current consumer products client base, Transplace stood out from the other qualified bidders as the right provider for Clement Pappas.”

Transplace has a long list of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies in its roster of customers, including Sunny Delight Beverages Co., Colgate-Palmolive and Del Monte Foods. Adding Clement Pappas perpetuates the direct benefit of scale given to Transplace customers across all served verticals.

“Our expansive solution fit the needs of Clement Pappas, delivering Lean Six Sigma-bred processes, end-to-end order visibility and cutting-edge technology delivered via a software-as-a-service model,” says Matthew Menner, senior vice president, sales and alliances for Transplace.

“We are keenly aware of how important it is that Clement Pappas has chosen Transplace as its first transportation partner for outsourcing. Yet, we are extremely confident of the ability Transplace has to provide transportation management services for food and beverages manufacturers; and, I am excited that Clement Pappas recognizes Transplace capabilities and noted performance in the CPG market," says Menner.