Business – Transportation

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    Thank you, truck drivers! From Transplace for National Truck Driver Appreciation

    We Appreciate Our Highway Heroes – Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Today kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9-15), a celebration of the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Because of the hard work and dedication of these men and women, goods are delivered securely and our highways are kept safe – and we’re truly grateful for all that they do!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Q2 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    - by Transplace

    It’s hard to believe, but we are more than halfway through 2018 – and as we head into the second half of the year, there are myriad market conditions and industry statistics to explore. Keeping abreast of the current state of the marketplace can truly enable your organization to successfully navigate any obstacles and stay ahead of the supply chain game during the latter half of the year. Additionally, this becomes all the more critical when capacity is tight and shippers may be struggling to keep their transportation costs in check.

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    Transplace Inbound Logistics campaign for top 10 3pl #4

    Better Together: Thanks for Voting Transplace #2!

    - by Transplace

    Each year, the Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Providers” list showcases those service providers that the publication feels are best equipped to meet and surpass ever-evolving outsourcing needs – and continue to answer difficult, ongoing global supply chain and logistics challenges. This year, we are thrilled to announce that Transplace was ranked at #2, marking our 16th consecutive year on the prestigious industry list.

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    10 Tips for Leveraging Big Data in your Organization: By: Bob Daymon, Senior Vice President of Operations, Transplace

    10 Tips for Leveraging Big Data in Your Organization

    - by Transplace

    “Big data” has been one of the hottest buzzwords over the last couple of years, but the phrase still has different meanings for different organizations. And no matter how you define it, there is no doubt that an organization’s ability to use statistical science and data analytics can help them obtain historical measurements and generate actionable information to drive operational growth and supply chain efficiency. Take a look at the following tips to get the most out of big data at your organization.

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    SaaS or Outsourced Managed Services: Which is Right for your Organization?

    Software-as-a-Service or Outsourced Managed Services: Which is Right for Your Organization?

    - by Transplace

    When it comes to managing transportation operations, shippers are often at a crossroads. They may find themselves asking the questions: Should I implement a transportation management system (TMS) in-house or via software-as-a-service (SaaS)? Should I outsource everything to a Managed Transportation Services (MTS) provider? Or take a hybrid approach?

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    International Tariffs: What Shippers Need to Know & What's Ahead for International Transportation

    International Tariffs: What Shippers Need to Know & What’s Ahead for International Transportation

    - by Transplace

    There have been many recent headlines surrounding international trade and the potential impact of a number of tariffs being put into place by the U.S., most notably the tariffs on steel and aluminum last month. These tariffs affect all shippers who may be importing or exporting from Mexico, China, Canada or a number of other countries – and there have been some recent key developments in this trade situation that shippers need to be aware of.

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    The Transplace Think Tank Puts Data to Work: Carrier Conversations & Shipper Solutions

    The Transplace Think Tank Puts Data to Work: Carrier Conversations & Shipper Solutions

    - by Transplace

    The Transplace Think Tank has been striving to identify new ways to use corporate intelligence and put actionable data to work to support the decisions made for our customers each and every day. For example, when a number of storms hit in the fall of 2017, the Think Tank members created a dashboard that allowed customers full visibility of all affected shipments. This allowed teams to work together to make strategic decisions to overcome any shipper obstacles and put a plan into action to work around any routes that were disrupted by the storms.

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    Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement | Part 2: MDI and Daily Tactical Processes

    Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement | Part 2: MDI and Daily Tactical Processes

    - by Transplace

    In part 1 of this blog post, we discussed how, in order to deliver on the commitments made during the sales and onboarding process, organizations and their transportation partners must align their daily efforts with meeting their overall goals and objectives. And developing an OGSM is the first step, but in order to be successful long-term – and achieve the desired results – organizations need to establish daily tactical processes and consistently monitor goals versus actual results.

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    Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement | Part 1: Delivering on Promises and Achieving Goals

    Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement | Part 1: Delivering on Promises and Achieving Goals

    - by Transplace

    When first engaging in a partnership, shippers and their logistics providers have certain objectives in mind. It may be to reduce transportation costs or centralize their transportation management but, unfortunately, over time, daily activities often fail to directly connect to those original objectives. In order to achieve the desired ROI and deliver on the promises made during the sales process, both parties need daily activities to align with that objective.

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    Letter from the CEO: Executive Team Changes, Future Success and Putting the Customer First

    Letter from the CEO: Executive Team Changes, Future Success and Putting the Customer First

    - by Transplace

    As many of you may already know, we recently announced that Tom Sanderson has transitioned to the role of executive chairman and will serve on Transplace’s board of directors, and that I have moved into the role of CEO. I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to continue as a leader of our company and build upon the rich heritage that has made Transplace a dominating player in transportation management and 3PL services.

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