Posts tagged with ‘intermodal’

  • TMS Talk Series
    TMS Talk Series - Part 4: Mitigating Risk with the Right TMS

    TMS Talk Series – Part 4: Mitigating Risk with the Right TMS

    - by Transplace

    Welcome back to our newest series, “TMS Talk,” where we are exploring the ins-and-outs of all things transportation management technology. In part 4 of this series, we’ll discuss how a TMS can help your company most effectively manage supply chain risk. Optimizing your transportation management is more than just saving a few dollars per load – it’s about making strategic, data-driven business decisions that allow you to reduce risk and drive meaningful change throughout your organization.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transplace Selects New Equity Partner TPG Capital

    Transplace Selects New Equity Partner TPG Capital

    - by Transplace

    By: Tom Sanderson CEO, Transplace and Frank McGuigan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Transplace

    Yesterday, Transplace announced that we have selected TPG Capital as our new equity partner. We are thrilled to join with TPG, and this partnership presents significant opportunity for both us and all of our customers.

    TPG is our third private equity partner in the past seven years, and we recognize the value they bring to the table in continuing to build and grow our business – which, in turn, allows us to continue to enhance the customer experience. They have a long history of creating value across sectors, including software, technology and industrials, and is an ideal fit to further support Transplace’s mission and vision. This acquisition brings a number of benefits to Transplace, including:

  • TMS Talk Series
    TMS Talk Series - Part 3: The Business Case for Transportation Management

    TMS Talk Series – Part 3: The Business Case for Transportation Management

    - by Transplace

    For many organizations, transportation and logistics is often viewed in a bubble that doesn’t quite fit in with the overall strategy or is factored in to business goals. In reality, transportation touches a number of departments within a company and can have a significant impact on its bottom line, overall operational efficiency and ability to service its customers at a high level.

    Part three of our TMS Talk series will discuss some of the ways that your organization, whether small-to-midsized or enterprise, can make a persuasive business case for the right TMS to help improve operational efficiency, reduce costs and drive meaningful change.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 23rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Vice President Mike Pence recently told American retailers that “as retail goes, so goes America.” This week’s TIP List is also charging ahead with the latest legislation trends impacting the transportation industry. We’re looking forward with the future of the ELD mandate, the possible outcomes of NAFTA renegotiations and potential tax cuts for retailers. Find out what the industry could look like down the road by jumping ahead to the articles below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 16th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past week, a number of big-box retailers have left their mark on supply chain headlines. And our TIP List is the one-stop-shop for in-depth info on all of the latest retail trends, including articles about Amazon Prime Day and Wal-Mart’s “On-Time, In-Full” program for shippers.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 4, 2017

    - by Transplace

    While Golden State and Cleveland have been battling it out in the NBA Finals for the third straight year, we’ve been keeping an eye on all of the winning supply chain trends. This week’s TIP List bounces from the latest tech trends such as Uber for trucking and autonomous vehicle testing to news on NAFTA. Check out all of the great transportation coverage in this week’s TIP list!

  • Business - Transportation
    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    - by Transplace

    While the changing atmosphere of ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t something new, it’s certainly top of mind for many shippers and carriers alike thanks to a tumultuous last few years. In our recent Shipper Symposium Series Webinar, I discussed these alliances and what they mean for the industry – and in part one of this two-part blog post series, I’ll share what the ocean container industry has looked like over the past ten years and share which global ocean carriers have recently partnered.

  • Shipper Symposium
    It's Time to Breakout at the 15th Annual Shipper Symposium

    It’s Time to Breakout at the 15th Annual Shipper Symposium!

    - by Transplace

    This year, at the 15th annual Shipper Symposium (May 8-10), we are proud to host leading supply chain, business and transportation experts to discuss issues that affect the transportation of goods across the globe. During the event, attendees can make connections and learn about the latest trends and issues faced by shippers. It’s a whole world of knowledge and thought leadership in one location!

  • Business - Transportation
    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

    - by Transplace

    By: Ben Cubitt, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Strategic Carrier Management, Transplace & Ratna Prabhu, Engineering Lead, Transplace

    Bid optimization and procurement are truly foundational for companies to achieve supply chain excellence and drive value. Procurement process and bid activities have a significant impact on shippers and carriers, making it critical for companies to establish good sourcing practices.

    In our most recent Shippers Symposium Series webinar, Ben Cubitt and Ratna Prabhu analyzed last year’s bidding market and shared some best practices for successful bidding in 2017. Below are a few of the highlights.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 2nd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Just as college basketball recently crowned North Carolina its national champion, this week’s TIP List is following suit with trends that are winning over the transportation industry. Showcasing the news of the strategic alliance between Walmart, Facebook and Uber and potential legislation surrounding the sourcing of electricity — this list is a great rebound from all of the college basketball madness.

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