Transplace Think Tank: Custom, Actionable Data with a Human Touch

A few months ago, through the support of Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations at Transplace, employees Jordan Donmoyer, Matthew Todd, Nolan Plourde, Zain Abdeen and Parker Belden created something entirely new at Transplace: a “Think Tank”. Their mission? To “influence those around us with a revolutionary mindset of continuous improvement by cultivating empowered thought leaders.” […]

TMS Talk Series – Part 2: The Importance of Having the Right Strategy Behind Your TMS

Welcome back to our newest series, “TMS Talk,” where we are exploring the ins-and-outs of all things transportation management technology. In the first post, we highlighted the different aspects of a TMS and examined some of the key considerations when selecting a TMS that’s right for your organization. In part 2, we’ll take a look […]

The Choice is Clear: Vote Transplace for the Inbound Logistics 2017 Top 10 3PL Provider

Each year, the Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Providers” list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that the publication feels are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs, aiming to highlight the best logistics solutions providers that answer global supply chain and logistics challenges. At Transplace, we are proud to have […]

Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 2: What Do New Carrier Alliances Mean for You?

By: Mollie Bailey, Director, International, LCB, Transplace In our recent Shipper Symposium Series Webinar, I discussed some new ocean carrier alliances that have come about in 2017. In part one of this blog post, I shared what the industry has looked like over the past ten years and which global ocean carriers have partnered. In […]

Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

By: Mollie Bailey, Director, International, LCB, 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 […]

Shipper Symposium Series Webinar: Ocean Carrier Alliances – What You Need to Know

What used to be four primary ocean carrier alliances has now transformed into three different ocean carrier alliances, which kicked off services on April 1. The new alliances represent 77% of global container capacity and 96% of all East-West trades’ container capacity. While the changing atmosphere of new ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t […]

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

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 […]

Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

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 […]

Going Beyond Brokerage: How North American Capacity Solutions Can Go to Work for You

By: Matthew Menner, SVP, Strategic Account Management and Brian Kenney, SVP, Truck Brokerage, Capacity Solutions   With 2017 now in full swing, many companies are evaluating their current logistics strategies and looking to make structural improvements in the new year and beyond. In order to see the best return, some shippers immediately look to making […]