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Link Snacks to Utilize Janel World Trade Subsidiary's Logistics Information Technology Platform
Nov 07, 2007 (08:11 AM EST)
JAMAICA, N.Y., and CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Janel World Trade, Ltd. http://www.jacklinks.com , a full-service global provider of integrated logistics services and related technology solutions, today announced that its wholly-owned Order Logistics, Inc. subsidiary has entered into an agreement to provide its Solve (IT)2 technology platform to Link Snacks, Inc. ( ). The logistics information optimization system will be seamlessly integrated with Link Snacks' enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and warehouse management system (WMS).
"The Order Logistics Transportation Management platform and dynamic rule-based optimization capabilities will provide significant automation and reduce logistics costs in our rapidly growing business," noted Karl Paepke, Vice President of Supply Chain for Link Snacks, Inc. "We also considered the flexibility of the platform to meet our specific business requirements, along with its ability to interface with multiple systems, both domestically and globally."
"We were impressed by Order Logistics' proven track record in managing orders at such a precise level of detail," stated Troy Link, President of Link Snacks, Inc. "The Solve (IT)2 Transportation Management System will allow us to more efficiently manage our global supply chain, ultimately providing better service to our valuable customers."
"This project is exciting for us in a technical perspective because it showcases our adaptability and strong capabilities involving the integration of our system with multiple client systems," said Paul McCreary, Executive Vice President of Business Solutions for Order Logistics. "Most companies are reluctant to abandon current operating systems, but they are looking for powerful and adaptable solutions to enhance their current operating environment."
About Link Snacks, Inc.
Headquartered in Minong, Wisconsin, Link Snacks, Inc. is the leading U.S. meat snack brand and fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer worldwide. The Jack Link's brand represents a heritage of quality and consumer trust, and it is the recognized U.S. meat snack market leader in convenience stores and mass merchandisers. Link Snacks, Inc. provides a diverse portfolio of products, marketing and sales expertise to retailers worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.jacklinks.com .
About Order Logistics, Inc.
Order Logistics, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Janel World Trade, Ltd. that is based in Champaign, Illinois, provides solutions that allow companies to more effectively discover, manage, and execute global supply chain strategies. The Order Logistics team, technology, strategies, solutions and dedicated transportation resources allow organizations to access world-class visibility, information and controls without disrupting existing plans, processes, partnerships and information systems. By leveraging technology, business solutions, operational expertise and a centralized capacity network of transportation providers to take advantage of logistical opportunities, Order Logistics provides end-to-end solutions to its customers. This allows each customer to better control its unique distribution network and utilize existing information systems to their full capacity. For additional information, visit http://www.orderlogistics.com .
About Janel World Trade, Ltd.
Janel World Trade, Ltd. is a global provider of integrated logistics services, including domestic and international freight forwarding via multi-modal carriers, customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution, and other transportation-related services. With offices throughout the U.S. (New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Atlanta) and the Far East (Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenzhen), the Company provides the comprehensive services necessary to handle its customers' shipping needs throughout the world. Cargo can be transported via air, sea or land, and Janel's national network of locations can manage the shipment and/or receipt of cargo into or out of any location in the United States. Janel is registered as an Ocean Transportation Intermediary and licensed as a NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) by the Federal Maritime Commission.
Janel World Trade, Ltd.'s headquarters is located in Jamaica, New York, adjacent to the JFK International Airport, and its common stock is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "JLWT". Additional information on the Company is available on its website at http://www.janelgroup.net .
This press release includes statements that may constitute "forward-looking" statements, usually containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "intend," "expect" or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the Company's dependence upon conditions in the air, ocean and land-based freight forwarding industry, the size and resources of many competitors, the need for the Company to effectively integrate acquired businesses and to successfully deliver its primary services, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Form 8-K, Form 10-Q and Form 10-K filings. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.
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