Sandymount Technologies Leverages Circle Logistics to Successfully Meet Shifting Demands Brought on by the Pandemic
Circle Logistics (Circle), one of the fastest-growing Third-Party Logistics (3PL) providers in the nation, today announced the company was awarded “Top Supply Chain Projects of 2021” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Circle was selected for their partnership with Sandymount Technologies, in which Circle helped facilitate Sandymount’s pivot to a new business, COVID-19 RESPONSE LLC,
“Flexibility, agility and creativity have been our focus in helping our customers navigate throughout this year,” said Eric Fortmeyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Circle Logistics. “We believe this attitude and commitment to creative solutions will only help us grow and succeed as we enter a more normalized environment in 2021.”
Circle provided COVID-19 Response with on-demand support, effectively transporting massive volumes of freight. Circle was constantly examining modes and routes to help its partners’ clients get the most out of their investments, such as employing drop trailer alternatives for bulk, renting totes, and reducing costs by half by combining shipments. Circle was able to assist in supplying over 120,000 bottles of hand sanitizer and transport 80 pallets per day as manufacturing scaled up during the COVID-19 pandemic. Circle’s industry experience and leadership helped COVID-19 Response successfully transition to a hand sanitizer provider.
“As Circle continues to grow to meet the demands of the market we look to hire more than ever which allows us to continue partnerships a build new clientele.” says Eric Fortmeyer “We have committed to hiring over 400 employees by 2023 and we have full confidence that Circle will continue to succeed with our commitment to customer service and accountability throughout the organization.”
The Top Supply Chain Projects (formerly known as SDCE 100) spotlights successful and innovative transformation projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium, and large enterprises across a range of supply chain functions. These projects show how supply chain solution and service providers help their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for success.
“The supply chain industry has been challenged with a host of supply chain disruptions over the last year. Yet, the winners on this list continued to re-tool and innovate,” said Marina Mayer, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. “Whether it be moving a customer to a cloud-based solution or implementing a more sustainable shipping option, these top supply chain projects reflect the supply chain industry’s strength and resilience to overcome disruptions and work better, smarter, and more efficiently in the years ahead.”