by Pranali Mehta
International warehousing and logistics services provider Lineage Logistics has reportedly signed a joint venture agreement with Turvo Inc. to launch a fully integrated and unified supply chain technology solution Lineage Link®.
Sources aware of the development cited that Lineage Logistics intends to connect its network as well as increase efficiency, performance, and collaboration for all supply chain companies using Lineage Link®.
For those uninitiated, Turvo is a San-Francisco based company that specializes in developing collaborative logistics software for the worldwide supply chain. The company connects organizations with people and allows freight forwarders, transport companies, and other logistic service providers to digitally transform their operations using mobile applications and cloud-based software.
Using Turvo’s technology, Lineage is reportedly planning to deploy the new platform across 200 locations by the year 2021 and subsequently beyond its worldwide network of 330 locations in 15 countries in Australia, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, and New Zealand.
Chief Information Officer at Lineage Logistics Sudarsan Thattai was quoted saying that the partnership with Turvo which allowed for the development of Lineage Link®, offers customers an advanced logistics solution to incorporate, manage as well as optimize their complete supply chain processes.
As a part of Lineage’s goal is to revolutionize the food supply chain processes, Lineage Link® will allow the company to extend its process automation technologies to the logistics network for better collaborations as well as transparency, Thattai added.
Meanwhile, Chairman and CEO of Turvo, Scott Lang mentioned that the company is working with Lineage to eradicate supply chain barriers. He added that the partnership will allow Turvo to digitize the Lineage network while ensuring the warehousing giant’s position as a technological powerhouse in the supply chain vertical.
Lineage Link® will provide customers a comprehensive level of control as well as insights for high-quality decision-making. Sources further confirmed that Lineage Link® will offer high transparency about orders, locations, stocks, warehouse, and transport scheduling.
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