EDEN PRAIRIE, MN (Feb. 9, 2017) — Sunny Delight Beverages Co. has selected C.H. Robinson as its transportation 3PL provider to provide on-time delivery, centralize freight orders, manage contract carrier contracts, and provide visibility through its global technology platform, Navisphere®.
On Feb. 1, C.H. Robinson went live with its services, managing, coordinating, operating, shipping and delivering Sunny Delight’s products.
“We’re thrilled Sunny Delight selected us to help them manage and optimize their transportation and shipping services,” said Chris O’Brien, chief commercial officer. “Because of our infrastructure and top talent, our speed-to-market is seamless and unmatched. Thanks to the collaboration between our teams, the turnaround time from signing the contract to implementation took less than 85 days.”
“We are delighted to work with C.H. Robinson as our transportation 3PL provider,” said Tim Voelkerding, president, Sunny Delight Beverages Co. “Brynwood Partners’ portfolio companies have experienced great service with C.H. Robinson, and we look forward to sharing similar success with this transportation 3PL relationship.”
Sunny Delight was recently purchased by Brynwood Partners VII L.P., an operationally-focused private equity investment fund that makes investments exclusively in the consumer sector. Since the relationship was established over ten years ago, C.H. Robinson has worked with many of Brynwood Partners’ portfolio companies to efficiently manage their customer supply chain requirements with a focus on enhancing service and value to the customer.
About C.H. Robinson
At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes and global technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and Managed Services for more than 113,000 customers and 71,000 contract carriers through our integrated network of 280 offices and more than 14,000 employees. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information, visit http://www.chrobinson.com or view our company video.