Olympia, Wash., June 9, 2011 — Ansonia Credit Data and Red Book Transportation have announced the launch of the most comprehensive credit report available today for the produce and transportation markets. Red Book Transportation and Ansonia, a leading provider of high-quality, low-priced business credit reports, collaborated in uniting the databases of both companies to serve as a resource for both Red Book customers and fresh produce market participants.
Produced by the 60-year-old Vance Publishing, the Red Book Transportation Brokers Rating Service helps carriers locate and qualify reputable transportation brokers. The joint offering is available exclusively through Red Book Transportation, and will be available to the company’s direct customer base and fresh produce market professionals who use the Red Book Credit Services (RBCS) online Product Market Guide. RBCS, known as “the credit Bible of the produce industry,” is a leader in credit, business and marketing information for those selling fresh produce, products and services.
“Red Book Transportation reports powered by Ansonia’s global database offering create a true go-to resource for transportation and fresh produce professionals,” Ansonia Vice President of Sales Bill Weiss said. “Through the combined expertise of Ansonia and Red Book, these professionals now have real-time, 24/7 access to Ansonia’s global database on companies of every size, industry and market segment.”
“The alliance between Red Book Credit Services and Ansonia will significantly enhance the volume and quality of credit reporting data available to those involved in the transportation and logistics of fresh produce in the United States,” RBCS Vice President and Publishing Director Don Ransdell said. “As leaders in our respective industries, this will be an effective partnership that creates new value for the fresh produce marketplace.”
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About Red Book Transportation
The Red Book Transportation Brokers Rating System has been used for more than 75 years as a means of assisting carriers in locating and qualifying reputable transportation brokers. The online directory of U.S. and Canadian brokers is provided by Vance Publishing, a 60-year-old publisher of business-to-business publications focused on several vertical markets, including trucking, agriculture, livestock, hair salons and industrial manufacturing. For more information, visit Red Book Transportation.
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