LeanTMS's Nonpareil Visibility Attracts Sanderson Farms

By CIOReview | Monday, February 8, 2016

FREMONT, CA: Supply Chain Management (SCM) is all about integration, coordination and control of the solutions and services. A subset of SCM that focuses on transportation operations is TMS (Transport Management System). The cutting edge concept - Logistics assists in efficient supply chain utilization by reducing the requirement of materials, time and cost in several business sectors like information, inventory, warehousing, material handling and security. Sanderson Farm has recently opted LeanLogistics as technology partner for transportation management.  The latter company utilizes its LeanTMS solution to outsource the hassle and streamline business aiding outbound transportation for the 11 production plants of the former by keeping an eye on industry standards, advanced reporting and automated consignment.

Sited at Laurel, Mississippi, Sanderson Farms is recognized as one of the prominent US poultry producer. The firm is involved in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh frozen chicken and other food items. The company works hand-in-hand with almost 800 contracted growers, food retailers, distributors, restaurants and food service operators to process over 9Mn chicken every week in 40 different countries across the globe.

LeanTMS is genuinely one of the most efficient SaaS (Software as a Service) TMS developed in accordance with the ‘Actionable Intelligence Model’. This time-saving and cost-affordable solution throws light on the entire transportation network and fetches faster ROI. The TMS encompasses daily planning, execution and settlement functions along with occasional strategic procurement events. It ameliorates the SCM in a secure cooperative environment and guarantees high availability with cross-platform scalability and adaptability options.

LeanLogistics expertise in the protein space will allow Sanderson Farms to optimize transportation planning across the network, have deep visibility, and reduce transportation costs. This close partnership allows Sanderson and LeanLogistics to build better supply chains together,” asserts Chris Timmer, CCO, LeanLogistics.