Anna’s Linens extends contract with Transplace for third-party logistics

Dallas -- Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the continuation of its relationship with Anna’s Linens through a full contract expansion. The value-priced home-furnishings retailer will continue to leverage Transplace’s managed services solution and logistics technology for all domestic transportation management activities.

Since 2008, Anna’s Linens has contracted Transplace to manage all inbound shipments to its distribution centers located in Texas, Calif., and North Carolina and South Carolina, as well as all outbound freight to its 271 stores, spanning 19 states. As a result of employing Transplace’s on-demand TMS, Anna’s Linens has successfully improved transportation processes and execution, which has increased freight visibility and cost savings, and improved efficiency across Anna’s Linens’ enterprise.

“We looked to Transplace to bring industry expertise and comprehensive logistics technology, and work collaboratively with Anna’s Linens to transform our supply chain,” said Miles Tedder, VP supply chain for Anna’s Linens. “Transplace’s experience in the retail industry and overall service offering has allowed Anna’s Linens to reduce its overall freight expense, consolidate and optimize inbound/outbound shipments, and streamline and enhance delivery processes and communication to our stores located throughout the country.”