Food Logistics Magazine Places TZA in Top 100 Technology and Solution Providers

Leading Business Magazine for Grocery and Foodservice Distribution Recognizes TZA’s ProTrack Labor Management System.

Long Grove, IL, January 10, 2013 --( TZA, a technology, consulting, and engineering company specializing in the optimization of labor performance and operational effectiveness across the entire supply chain, today announced that the company has been placed in the top 100 technology and solutions providers by Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated to the grocery and foodservice distribution and supply chain.

Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100 software and technology providers that better enable grocery and foodservice distributors, manufacturers and retailers to realize their business goals. This year, the FL100 focuses on solution providers that are helping their customers use technology as a competitive differentiator.

“The TZA team is honored to be recognized as the only dedicated supply chain labor management solution included in this year’s FL100,” said Steve Simmerman, senior vice president of business development. “We thank all our ProTrack customers in food and beverage manufacturing, distribution and retail for helping us attain this FL100 recognition.”

“The implementation of TZA’s ProTrack Labor Management Solution allows us to continue to develop and maintain a high performance culture across our distribution network. We are empowering our employees with the technology and training to achieve greater productivity and a high level of service in every facet of food distribution,” said Michael January, director process improvement at Ben E. Keith Foods, the nation’s eighth largest broadline foodservice distributor with six distribution centers servicing 11 states.

The ninth annual FL100 is featured in the November/December issue of Food Logistics and online at

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is published by Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business-to-business media company. The publication serves the information needs of executives involved in various aspects of the food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods supply chain. Through print and online products, Food Logistics provide news, trends, and best practices that help more than 24,000 grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors, and retailers make better business decisions.

About TZA

TZA ( is a technology and engineering company specializing in the optimization of labor performance and operational effectiveness across the entire supply chain, resulting in workforce productivity gains of 10% to 30% and operational cost savings of 6% to 15%. TZA solutions include Labor Management, Contract Labor Services, Lean Transformation, Transportation & Logistics, Strategic Network Planning, Material Handling Integration, Facility Design, Slotting Optimization and Organizational Development. Contact TZA at (800) 229-3450 or (847) 540-6543.
George Huhta
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