April 15, 2004 * Zeeland, Michigan...TLC (Total Logistic Control), a leading supply chain services company, announces an agreement to operate a dedicated distribution center for Simmons Foods. The plant-connected facility is located in Van Buren, AR.
The multi-year contract was awarded by Simmons Foods, Inc., a privately-held, vertically integrated poultry processor headquartered in Siloam Springs, AR. TLC will provide turnkey management of this 102,000 sq. ft. facility, including warehousing and distribution services for a diverse family of food service and retail food products distributed through domestic and international channels.
*This is a great opportunity for TLC. We are proud to be associated with Simmons Foods and look forward to providing them a level of service befitting their quality reputation*, said Bob Koerner, President and COO of Total Logistic Control. *We believe our start-up record and our history of solid project execution was instrumental in securing this award. This is a customer that values performance and demands results.*
*We, at Simmons, have great confidence in the ability of TLC to deliver the world-class performance that is necessary to meet the growing demands of our customer base,* said Seth Kaufman, Project Manager for Simmons Foods. *TLC has a demonstrated track record and serves some of the largest food manufacturers in the world. Simmons Foods is confident that TLC will bring demonstrated capability to help support us in growing our business.*
The facility will be managed by TLC*s Facility Management Services division, which specializes in creating and operating custom logistics solutions that deliver cost savings, operational efficiency, and improved service levels.