Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2017 - 93
WAREHOUSING & PACKAGING
tribute we believe to be best-in-class,"
JM Swank transports 800 million
pounds of product annually and
specializes in sourcing, distribution
and logistics to its customers nationwide. "The perfect customer is less
about scale than the type of business
they participate in with us," Meaney
explains. "We supply soup-to-nuts in
terms of materials used as a direct ingredient input to food manufacturing.
The perfect customer is a customer
who has core competency in a narrow
band of ingredient inputs that represent a majority of their spend.
"The value proposition for us is that
we can give our food manufacturer
customers the ability to focus their attention on that spectrum of their input
where they have skills and competency,
and alleviate the distraction associated
with smaller volume SKUs," he adds.
JM Swank's value proposition
extends in two directions - to both its
customers and supply partners. The
company delivers on that promise
every day to its customers, but also
offers its supply partners the ability to
lean on one entity in the distribution
space to increase their market reach,
maintain credibility and touch many
customers that are in the difficult to
serve LTL environment.
JM Swank operates warehouses
and distribution centers strategically located throughout the country
to provide logistics expertise and
support to customers in 49 states. Its
in-house subsidiary carrier, JRRW
Transport, allows the company to remain flexible to quickly and efficiently
deliver to its customers.
"We are in the midst of a comprehensive supply chain network optimization, and part of that analysis is ensuring we right-size our fleet," Meaney
says. "How do we ensure we have our
Don Hummer Trucking Corp. is a dry van and
temperature controlled truckload carrier providing
national, regional, and local service. Hummer's network
focuses on providing consistent capacity in key markets
nationwide with an emphasis on safety-a value we
share with JM Swank.
We are proud to be part of JM Swank's high performance distribution system and proud to deliver value
through industry-leading customer service.
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