Archive for March, 2019

  • Business - Transportation

    Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence

    - by Transplace

    Yesterday, we announced that we are breaking ground on a new operations center in Rogers, Arkansas. The goal of the newest Center of Excellence (COE) is twofold: to support our growing investment in technology and to accommodate our plan as an organization to add hundreds of new employees over the next several years. This will continue to strengthen our ability to deliver comprehensive technology and logistics services to today’s supply chain.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 24th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    On this upcoming April Fool’s Day, there are endless opportunities to play practical jokes and pranks on your friends. But despite the hysterical holiday, this week’s TIP List includes no tricks! Featured topics include the U.S. DOT’s creation of a council to address emerging industry innovations and the impact of mobile technology on businesses. Let us know in the comment section if any of the stories below come as a surprise to you.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 17th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This week, college basketball’s tournament to crown its national champion is set to begin. And in honor of March Madness, we’ve curated this week’s hoops-inspired TIP List featuring a few of the freshest transportation trends to help you face the competition. From the importance of investing in trucking technology to new ways of thinking about e-commerce – below you can find all of the articles that our selection committee has chosen as front-runners.

  • Shipper Symposium

    Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension!

    - by Transplace

    The 17th annual Shipper Symposium is coming up fast! Join us at this year’s signature event on May 6-8, 2019, at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Texas. You can expect some of the best and brightest leaders from the transportation and supply chain industries to be in attendance at this 48-hour event, and we hope you’ll be there to learn the latest industry info impacting your organization!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 10th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration brings both the Irish and the Irish-at-heart together in the form of parades, festivals and the wearing of green attire! And in honor of the shamrock-themed holiday, take a look at some of the treasured stories highlighted in this week’s TIP List – including 3PL providers adding AI technology to improve supply chain activities and retailers further increasing their delivery requirements for suppliers.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Daylight Saving Time begins this upcoming Sunday, and despite losing an hour of sleep, our clocks will “spring forward” one hour to maximize some much-needed sunshine. Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. Don’t waste any time – check out the articles below!

  • Business - Transportation

    Managed Transportation Services: What’s the Role of Innovative Technology?

    - by Transplace

    There is no doubt that the technology landscape has evolved from what it was 10 or even five years ago – and the continued emergence of new innovations such as real-time visibility solutions, machine learning, blockchain and artificial intelligence has also impacted the managed transportation space. I recently had the opportunity to discuss this topic with Adrian Gonzalez on an episode of Talking Logistics. Below are some of the key insights shared during our conversation, including a rundown of current emerging tech transportation trends and what you can expect to see in 2019 and beyond.

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