Business venture

Johnsonville launches logistics company

Johnsonville LLC, based in Sheboygan Falls, has launched a new logistics business to serve the food and beverage industry. The new venture, Johnsonville Transport & Logistics, LLC, will build on the logistics experience of the sausage maker, while tapping into Johnsonville’s trucking…


Based in Sheboygan Falls Johnsonville LLC launched a new logistics company serving the food industry. The new business, Johnsonville Transportation & Logistics, LLC, will build on the sausage maker’s logistics experience, while tapping into Johnsonville’s trucking business – Johnsonville Trucking, LLC – which the company started in 2000. Beginning this month, Johnsonville will its ability to carry back available other foods and beverages. manufacturers, while developing a base of carrier partners to serve these same customers. Johnsonville’s fleet includes 29 refrigerated trucks and 29 drivers. In an announcement, Johnsonville said the new venture reflects the expertise it has gained in providing retail customers with efficient and cost-effective logistics services. Its deli products are currently distributed in more than 45 countries and more than 140 sports stadiums across the country. Johnsonville LLC has been recognized as a 2020 Shipper of Choice Award Winner by FreightWaves. “We started this business to help other customers achieve this mark of excellence,” said Curt Reynolds, Director of Transportation for Johnsonville and Johnsonville Transport & Logistics. “Serving this food and beverage industry for as long as we have, has provided us with significant industry knowledge and experience on what it takes to deliver OTIF (on time, in full) and compliance throughout the supply chain, all at the same time. the time to anticipate the challenges of the refrigerated trucking industry. Reynolds added that the new company is poised to develop partnerships with other carriers and be a creative solutions provider for customers. “We believe that to be successful in this business, we must understand — and consistently meet — our customers’ service expectations,” Reynolds said. “We will achieve this by being solution providers, good communicators and investing in the right technologies. And throughout, we will continue to use this new business venture to learn and develop our own people. The company plans to grow to 50 drivers and 50 trucks by spring 2022. Drivers will not be required to live in Wisconsin.