Author archive for Transplace

  • Business - Transportation

    Transportation Trends and Industry Insights

    - by Transplace

    Shipper Symposium may be over, but one of the sessions we’re still thinking about was the interactive discussion among Tom Sanderson, Transplace CEO, Annette Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting and Thomas Albrecht, President of Sea and Sword Transport. These three transportation industry experts engaged with the audience and each other while sharing real-time data and explaining how the transportation world is shifting and what that means for today’s businesses and their go-to-market strategy.

  • Business - Transportation

    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:

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 6th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Packing backpacks and making lunches is right around the corner as back-to-school time rapidly approaches. And this week’s TIP List is a great way start off your studying, as it includes all of the transportation trends that you need to know. From Walmart’s OTIF policy to robots being implemented to aid supply chain warehouse workers – get ahead of the curve with the latest industry news!   

  • TMS Talk Series

    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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 30th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This week, Facebook shut down their artificial intelligence chatbots after they created their own language that humans weren’t able to understand. And as we continue to look into the future of technology advancements, this week’s TIP List shares the latest high-tech supply chain trends, including the outlook for automated packing in retail and how ADAS in autonomous vehicles is moving forward.

  • Shipper Symposium

    Shipper Symposium Breakout: Demystifying Resistance to Change

    - by Transplace

    At Transplace’s 15th Annual Shipper Symposium, change management expert Marcelino Sánchez shared some excellent insight into cultural inertia, organizational gravity and strategies for effective implementation and sustainable change. He asked a number of critical questions for today’s organizations that are trying to implement change, including: What’s wrong with the current paradigm? What can we do about it to implement and sustain effective change? For Transplace, that question also extends to: how can we help our customers integrate change into their organization? Here are some of the key points Sánchez shared with the audience.

  • Weekly 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!

  • Miscellaneous

    Thank You for Naming Transplace an Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Provider”

    - by Transplace

    Thank You for Naming Transplace an Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Provider” Each year, the Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL…

  • 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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 9th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    While Amelia Earhart’s inexplicable plane crash and disappearance may be a little less mysterious this week, supply chain technology continues to soar, adapt and evolve. Our TIP List is demystifying some of this week’s top supply chain trends, including updates on the implementation of ELDs throughout North America and the potential financial impact of the recent Petya cyberattack. Fly into the rest of your week with the full list of stories below!

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