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May 12, 2010

Cox Communications Selects Transplace's Third-Party Logistics Provider

By Deepika Mala, TMCnet Contributor

To efficiently manage shipments throughout the country, Cox (News - Alert) Communications, one of the nation's largest cable entertainment and telecommunications companies, has selected Transplace's third-party logistics provider.


Transplace is an award-winning company providing management services and logistics technology solutions for large corporations as well as growth-oriented companies.


The Transportation Management System of Transplace, for Cox Communications, will provide shipment lifecycle visibility, reduce direct transportation costs and improve overall operational efficiencies.


Cox Communications Inc, as the third-largest cable entertainment and broadband services provider in the country, is best known for pioneering the bundle of television, internet and telephone services and offering consumers the ability to consolidate these services with one provider.


Also, the company, with more than 6 million residential and commercial customers, is known for its industry-leading customer care.


"The third party logistics operations acumen, coupled with technology expertise from Transplace, assists us in directly providing the level of service our customers have come to expect from Cox," Jeff Osbourne, director of Supply Chain Management at Cox Communications, said.


"The Transplace commercial model aligned with our business goals, while their technology met our exacting functional requirements. Transplace's professional management and deep transportation industry knowledge are expected to aid us in reaching and supporting the Cox's business with efficient transportation support."


Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Stefania Viscusi