ICG Commerce, a vendor specializing in analyzing and coordinating company shipping needs, announced on October 8 that by using its RapidSource Transportation Program, REI managed to save 9 percent on its annual Less Than Truckload shipping costs. According to the release, REI managed more than 17,000 annual LTL shipments between its 60 retail stores and its distribution center. John Strother, director of logistics for REI, stated, "ICG Commerce's sourcing expertise has been instrumental in helping us streamline the logistics process, reduce sourcing cycle time, and save on transportation costs while maintaining our stringent delivery service requirements." For more information, www.icgcommerce.com.
Did you hear?... REI announces its 2001 Vendor Partnership Awards
REI has announced its 2001 Vendor Partnership Awards, with the overall Vendor Partner of the Year grand prize recognition going to Cascade Designs. The annual award serves to pay tribute to three vendors and one overall best vendor that REI believes represent the best of those ...read more