Third-party logistics provider TA Logistics today announced an expansion of its service capabilities and solution resources.
The company is adding to its portfolio asset availability from Transport America, as well as sister companies CFI and CFI Logistics, a provider of integrated supply chain solutions.
By formally incorporating CFI and CFI Logistics into its solution set, the company gains broader capabilities to address customer needs for dedicated truckload capacity, freight brokerage, transportation management and network optimization, warehousing and distribution and supply chain engineering.
Additionally, the company maintains a relationship with and access to TForce, a provider of expedited same-day final mile delivery.
“Establishing more formal relationships and joint sales efforts with our sister companies – and the complementary capabilities they offer – allows us to leverage proven assets and services and significantly bolster our ability to meet more of our customers’ needs,” said Bill Carter, vice president of Logistics for TA Logistics.
Carter added that bringing to market a portfolio of logistics management, same-day final-mile delivery, reliable middle-mile trucking, and over-arching supply chain optimization capabilities is critical for today’s evolving, high-velocity, eCommerce-driven supply chains.
“Customers want to be able to choose a single element of service, a broadly integrated solution, or anything in between,” he said. “Yet the common denominator is to have those multiple capabilities within one organization that can flex and adapt. That’s a valuable differentiator that TFI companies enjoy.”
TForce operates a network of 60 distribution and product staging centers in the U.S., with nearly 4,400 dedicated last-mile delivery trucks, covering 92% of communities in the U.S. TForce’s capabilities include expedited last mile service for parcel, package, freight and large-format goods delivered into homes or businesses. CFI is a truckload carrier with a fleet of over 2,300 trucks and 7,000 trailers providing on-demand as well as dedicated truckload service packages. CFI Logistics provides complimentary supply chain planning, optimization and transportation management services to ensure optimal network operations, asset deployment and utilization, and supply chain productivity.
Additionally, with CFI’s experience and operations in Mexico, inbound cross-border goods from Mexico can now be managed and expedited for delivery into TA Logistics distribution centers, where they can then be staged for order fulfillment and final-mile delivery via an owned intra-Mexico LTL network.
Originally posted on Trucking Info