Article written by Khyathi Dalal
- Blue Bird (BLBD -0.1%) awarded a transportation management services contract to Transplace, logistics technology and services provider, in order to reduce its school buses ownership cost and thereby route money to classrooms.
- It will provide strategic over-the-road capacity, with intermodal and truck brokerage capability, including cross-border customs and logistics services across North America for Blue Bird.
- Transplace’s advanced data analytics will enhance business intelligence, offering more reliable metrics to eliminate waste and reinforce Blue Bird’s sustainability programs.
- “Working with Transplace will modernize our logistics processes for greater speed and efficiencies. We’ll have access to their $11B freight network to create real operational synergies for the most cost-effective supply chain management from the U.S. to Canada,” COO Trey Jenkins commented.
Original Source: https://seekingalpha.com/news/3591031-blue-bird-partners-transplace