Port Townsend selects Princeton TMX to control logistics

Princeton TMX, Fort Wayne, IN, a logistics software company, has been launched to provide shippers with a cloud-based next-generation transportation management system (TMS). Princeton TMX — a subsidiary of transportation industry consulting firm Princeton Consultants, Inc. — has acquired the shipper software business of TransWorks, a subsidiary of Norfolk Southern Corp.

This business is based on a TMS platform that has successfully managed millions of shipments over 13 years for customers in agribusiness, building products, chemicals, forest products, metals, packaging companies and diverse manufacturers. The newest Princeton TMX user will be Port Townsend, WA-based Port Townsend Paper Co. (PTPC). PTPC produces pulp, paper, containerboard, and specialty products by blending virgin and recycled fibers at its mill. The company recycles one-third of all of the cardboard in the state of Washington.

“Our network is expanding because we have added new facilities — creating more transporta- Port Townsend selects Princeton TMX to control logistics tion decisions every day,” said Ed Barnes, PTPC’s procurement and transportation manager. “We selected Princeton TMX because we were very impressed with its ability help us improve our processes by automating many aspects of our transportation management.”

The Princeton TMX offering includes a menu of modules including carrier management, rate management, rules-based tendering, trailer pool, exception management and freight settlement.

Princeton TMX, www.princetontmx.com.

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