Cold Chain 3PL Transitions to Robust Dedicated Fleet
St. Joseph, Michigan – Hanson Logistics, a leader in temperature-controlled supply chain services, announced today that Hirschbach Motor Lines will assume the company?s private fleet transportation activities through a dedicated fleet services agreement.
“We arrived at a critical point when the growth of our national frozen food distribution and consolidation program began to outpace our own transportation capacity,? said Ken Whah, President and CEO, Hanson Logistics. “To assure our customers a safe, best-of-class supply chain, we determined the optimum solution was alignment with a carrier that shared both our cultural and operational vision.?
The new dedicated fleet partnership is designed to strengthen Hanson Logistics’ customer service by adding significant on-demand capacity. Hanson will continue to provide transportation management services as a complement to the company’s warehousing and distribution offering.
“We are excited about our partnership with Hirschbach,” said Whah. “We’re confident our customers will experience the next level in transportation service and visibility while allowing us to devote our resources to further developing our strategic plan.”
“We’re honored to be selected as Hanson Logistics dedicated transportation provider,” said Brad Pinchuk, CEO, Hirschbach Motor Lines. “We look forward to rolling up our sleeves and working closely with Ken and his outstanding team to provide world class transportation into and out of their cold storage facilities.”
“Our People First cultures at Hanson & Hirschbach mesh extremely well together,” said Pinchuk. “The Hanson drivers are top notch and will be welcomed with open arms to the Hirschbach family. We look forward to building a strong partnership that lasts well into the future.”
For more than 60 years, Hanson Logistics has been a leading third-party logistics provider in temperature-controlled supply chain services. With a seasoned management team, state-of-the-art transportation services, and one of the largest privately-held refrigerated warehouse networks in the country, Hanson designs, executes, and manages best-of-class logistics solutions.
About Hirschbach Motor Lines
Founded in 1935, Hirschbach Motor Lines is an industry leading transportation carrier. Hirschbach offers experienced, refrigerated truckload services to all 48 states. In addition, Hirschbach offers clients a complete range of dedicated transportation solutions and a wide range of innovative specialized services. The business continues to grow. The company now has a fleet of 2000+ trucks and 3,500+ trailers, multiple terminal locations, and continues to expand into new service areas. For more information, visit www.hirschbach.com