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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 27th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With the celebration of Thanksgiving this past weekend and Giving Tuesday this week, the winter holiday season is in full force and our morale is in high spirits! And our TIP List is showcasing a surplus of transportation and supply chain information for you to cherish. As shipping owners are celebrating the surge in freight rates and the sales of durable goods continue to rise, the industry is joining in the upbeat holiday spirit. Give the stories in this week’s TIP list a look!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    TransMATCH: A Shipper Solution

    - by Transplace

    Increasing visibility, speed-to-market and efficiency remain constant goals for shippers to continue working to improve. And at Transplace, we’re relentless when it comes to looking for new ways to optimize our offerings to help shippers meet these goals. Recently, we’ve made a number of changes to our TransMATCH program to create more opportunities to consolidate in a multi-shipper environment and truly provide the best possible supply chain outcomes for our customers.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Your Next Transportation Management System: TMS 2.0 – Part 2: Software, Data and Analytics

    - by Transplace

    In part one of this two-part blog series, I explained how today’s advanced technology systems now give you the visibility and capabilities necessary to control your supply chain more effectively than ever before. The next generation of TMS now allows organizations to harness data from a number of different sources and apply it in order to enhance many aspects of their logistics and supply chain operations. In part two of this series, I’ll explain how in this next-generation TMS, software and data are finally being combined to better access and utilize important supply chain data.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Happy Thanksgiving from Transplace! Gobble Up These Turkey Day Stats

    - by Transplace

    While many families have different Thanksgiving traditions and may celebrate in a variety of ways, the holiday is an important time for being thankful for all that you have. Thanksgiving highlights include turkey dinners, football games, Black Friday shopping and time spent with the people who matter the most to you. This year, we wanted to serve up some interesting facts to get you in the (Thanks)giving spirit.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Is Your Transportation Network a Nightmare? – The Top 10 Things Keeping Supply Chain Professionals up at Night

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a time for ghosts and goblins, pumpkins and candy corn, fun and festivities. But for many supply chain and logistics professionals, sometimes the transportation network is far from a treat – in fact, it can get seriously tricky. As we head into the end of the year, we wanted to take a look at some of the things that may be keeping supply chain professionals feeling uneasy – and carve up some possible solutions to these tangled scenarios. Check out the list below for what may be haunting your supply chain!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transplace Gets Spooky with Some Sweet Halloween Statistics!

    - by Transplace

    While ghosts, goblins and scarecrows are the faces of Halloween, retail is the industry behind the mask of the holiday. Retailers rely on a web of distributors, 3PLs and various modes of transportation to work together to deliver and meet the demands of one of the most important industry holidays, Halloween. Check out the spooky infographic below for all of the sweet stats!

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 2nd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we flip the calendar from September to October, Major League Baseball transitions to its postseason with the first pitch of the wild card games this week. And like the pressures and challenges of playoff baseball, there is certainly pressure when it comes to guiding shippers through an ever-evolving transportation industry. This week’s TIP List takes a closer look at a number of key aspects in the future of the supply chain.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transplace.com Has a Fresh, New Look!

    - by Transplace

    After many months of hard work, we are thrilled to share the new Transplace.com. Our corporate website has been fully revamped with a clean, fresh and user-friendly look that makes for easier navigation and access to everything you may need to know about Transplace and our expertise. We’ve added a number of new details on our services, solutions and experience, noting tangible differentiators that reveal what we think really sets Transplace apart.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Siphiwe Baleka Talks Living Healthy While on the Road

    - by Transplace

    At our recent Shipper Symposium, keynote speaker Siphiwe Baleka took the main stage to discuss the importance of living healthy while on the road as a truck driver. A former world-class competitive swimmer, Baleka is unofficially titled the “Fittest Truck Driver in America” because of his combined success as an entrepreneur and a health and fitness coach for truck drivers across the country. Baleka’s presentation addressed his firsthand experience with food and fitness while driving, as well as how he overcame the challenges of having inadequate access to good nutrition and exercise while on the job as a truck driver. Here are the key takeaways from his presentation.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Thank you, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Truck drivers represent the backbone of our country and are a part of our lives on a daily basis by delivering the items that we need or want.

    We know it’s not an easy profession or lifestyle and that’s why we’re so thankful for our country’s valuable truck drivers. We’re highlighting just how much we revere these road warriors on our Logistically Speaking blog every day this week – in fact – see what our CEO, Tom Sanderson, and President and COO, Frank McGuigan, had to say about truck drivers. And stay tuned for other special posts that will go up during the week.

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