Food Logistics Recognizes Redwood Logistics as Top 100 Software and Technology Provider
Published on Feb 2, 2021
Redwood Logistics included on annual list showcasing leading software and technology providers in the food and beverage industry.
CHICAGO – February 2, 2021- Redwood Logistics (Redwood), a leading logistics platform company headquartered in Chicago, announced its inclusion on Food Logistics’ annual list of “Top 100 Software and Technology Providers.” The award, celebrates providers of technology, specifically those ensuring a safe, efficient, and reliable global food and beverage supply chain. Redwood has been recognized for its contributions during a year in which food supply chains were met with historical disruption, making the importance of innovative technology more critical than ever.
Redwood’s flagship supply chain integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) platform, RedwoodConnect, is just one of the technologies Redwood’s customers utilize to streamline their supply chains. Redwood built RedwoodConnect to solve integration challenges that most shippers and 3PLs face in the logistics industry, enabling them to design, deploy, monitor, support, and report all the data moving through existing TMS, ERP, WMS, carrier, and partner configurations.
Results from Redwood’s food shipper survey reveals the uphill challenges facing CPG, food shippers, and the struggles to procure capacity promptly to ensure products made it to shelves throughout the pandemic. With depleted inventory levels and high demand, the industry saw huge spikes in carrier rates. Technology like RedwoodConnect and Redwood’s 3PL brokered and managed transportation solutions empower customers to find and employ strategic solutions in the face of these unprecedented challenges.
“I wanted to find a group that had solutions and could take a look at us and understand that I wanted a special tool for my group,” said Ron Guzman, Vice President of Supply Chain & Logistics, Taylor Fresh Foods Inc. “It’s right now, decision-making. We’re going to make decisions today that will enable us to get our product to market quicker than anyone else.”