Archive for April, 2017

  • TMS Talk Series
    TMS Talk Series Part 1: Key Considerations When Selecting a TMS

    TMS Talk Series | Part 1: Key Considerations When Selecting a TMS

    - by Transplace

    Technology is a driver of efficiency. For shippers, a transportation management system (TMS) can be the window into a world of actionable data that can truly transform your transportation network. But when selecting a TMS provider, what are some of the things you need to know? What capabilities and functionalities should it have, and how can you best put those functionalities to work for you? Our first “TMS Talk” in this newest blog series examines some of the key considerations when selecting a TMS that’s right for your organization.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 23rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    As this past weekend marked the observance of Earth Day, it’s only natural that we’ve been thinking about the landscape of the supply chain industry. This week’s TIP List highlights stories such as the impact of blockchain transactions on supply chains and reactions to Toyota’s release of a hydrogen fuel cell truck prototype. Get a read on the industry climate with the week’s TIP list!

  • 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!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 16th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    The recent beautiful weather has us anticipating the blossoming of May flowers and the opportunity for more outdoor activities. And just as natural as the spring season, this week’s TIP List includes emerging transportation trends such as Tesla’s plan for introducing electric trucks and expected gasoline prices for this summer’s commute. See what’s blooming in this week’s TIP list!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 9th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although there will be plenty of opportunities to search for hidden eggs at your Easter celebration this weekend, our TIP List presents quite the opposite, as it includes this week’s most noticeable trends impacting the transportation industry. Highlighted are innovations in digital technology, the impact of legislation on the supply chain industry and manufacturing growth — check out all of the “can’t miss” articles in this week’s TIP list!

  • 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.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transplace Employee Training: Always Striving to Thrill

    Transplace Employee Training 2017: Always Striving to Thrill

    - by Transplace

    By: Jessica Lynch, Vice President of HR, Transplace

    It’s an especially exciting time for Transplace. From an HR perspective, our company has been growing steadily both organically from new business and through acquisitions, and we focus on attracting and developing talent in order to best meet the needs of customers and carriers. This growth has impacted the makeup of our employee base and training programs. My objective is to help new hires understand the Transplace business so we’re setting them up to be confident in their roles and to successfully thrill the customer – one of our company’s core values.

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