Archive for July, 2016

  • Miscellaneous

    Our People, Our Passion

    - by Transplace

    After 16 years in business, we know one thing for sure here at Transplace – we couldn’t have gotten here without our stellar people! And we thought that there was no better way to wrap up our “Sweet 16” celebration throughout the month of July than to showcase some statistics about the wonderful folks who make up our company. In the infographic below, you’ll find a snapshot of who we are at Transplace and how we are continually striving to make a difference in our industry and for our customers. Happy Sweet 16!

  • Business - Transportation

    2016 Q1 and Q2 Logistics Review

    - by Transplace

    The first and second quarters of 2016 have flown by. As we’re moving into mid-summer, I want to review some the most significant ups and downs in the transportation and logistics industry. In my year-end blog, I shared insights on capacity, housing, auto and legislature. Below you’ll find key highlights from the first six months of 2016, and what to watch out for in the rest of the year.

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 24th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    After the epic conclusion of the more than 2,000 mile Tour de France this weekend, we’ve been thinking about the intricate twists and turns of the challenging path to a more efficient global supply chain. Our TIP list this week covers the Canadian International Roadcheck, delays in the FMCSA Unified Registration System and Amazon “perches” for drone delivery. Check out the latest below!

  • Miscellaneous

    Sweet Recognition: Transplace’s Employee Award Programs

    - by Transplace

    Throughout the month of July, we’ll be sharing our “Sweet 16” anniversary as a company with you here on Logistically Speaking. In this post, I’ll be highlighting some of our internal employee programs and how we award those who have truly gone above and beyond for our customers. Let’s dive in to the recognition programs that we have here at Transplace!

  • Shipper Symposium

    Shipper Symposium Snippets: 2016 Edition!

    - by Transplace

    Our 14th annual Shipper Symposium continued its strong logistics legacy by bringing together leading supply chain and economic visionaries to tackle a broad range of important topics. From trends in the economy that are having a worldwide impact on the transportation of goods, to strategic business solutions for ongoing success, these speakers all brought great insight to the table. We had an amazing time connecting with our customers and partners at La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, and had some truly enlightening discussions on new ideas for a strong transportation future.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 17th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions upon us, we would like to nominate some trending industry candidates with impressive platforms for our weekly TIP List. This week, our votes go to standout stories such as the ELD mandate, the Panama Canal and robots in manufacturing.

  • Transportation Management

    Customer Service Takes the Cake

    - by Transplace

    We are excited to continue our “Sweet 16” birthday celebration all month long, which honors the company’s 16 years in business. This week, we focus on what Transplace believes is our greatest asset – our people and the high-quality customer service they deliver. Our company makes it a point to value teams and invest in our employees’ professional growth to uphold the company mission. We do so by first emphasizing the importance of thrilling the customer every single day and exceeding customer expectations with exceptional service with measurable results.

  • Business - Transportation

    A Guide to the Next-Step Network Modeling Process

    - by Transplace

    Now more so than ever, companies understand the tremendous impact that logistics and transportation can have on their overall business performance and are taking meaningful strides to optimize their supply chain operations. And a next-step networking modeling project can deliver some serious ROI, including important data and KPIs that truly drive your supply chain strategy toward lean and efficient processes. These processes, in turn, will save your organization – and by extension, your customers – precious time, money and resources.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 10th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Whether or not you’ve been swept up trying to “catch ‘em all” in the new mobile app sensation “Pokémon Go,” summer is a great time for staying active. This week’s TIP List is showcasing all of the most active trends in the transportation and logistics industry – including a helpful new web portal, the ongoing effect of the “Brexit” on global supply chains and potential logistics concerns in Rio de Janeiro at the 2016 Olympic Games. Catch ‘em all below!

  • Miscellaneous

    So Sweet — Transplace Turns 16!

    - by Transplace

    July is a sweet month for us as Transplace is celebrating our 16th anniversary as a company! Throughout the month, we’ll be sharing our “Sweet 16” with you here on Logistically Speaking in a number of ways. Since there would be no Transplace without its amazing people, we thought that it would be appropriate to focus on our employees at Team Transplace for this anniversary. In particular, we’ll be highlighting some of our internal employee programs, showcasing success stories about how our people have gone above and beyond as well as sharing some interesting stats about the internal makeup of Team Transplace.

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