Shipper Symposium

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    Highlights of Shipper Symposium 2018

    - by Transplace

    It was a stellar three days at the 16th annual Shipper Symposium in Frisco, Texas last week! We heard from some terrific keynote speakers and breakout presenters sharing important industry insight with our partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers in attendance at the event.

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    The 16th Annual Shipper Symposium: Breakout Sessions

    - by Transplace

    At the 16th annual Shipper Symposium (May 8-10), we are proud to be hosting transportation experts and leading supply chain professionals to discuss topics that affect the shipment of goods across the globe. During the event, attendees will be able to network with some of the industry’s best and brightest, discover innovative technologies that are delivering greater operational successes and break down current economic trends that are impacting shippers. It’s a whole world of knowledge and thought leadership in one location!

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    Join Us for Shipper Symposium 2018!

    Join Us for Shipper Symposium 2018!

    - by Transplace

    It’s time to mark your calendars for the 16th annual Shipper Symposium! This year, our signature event will be held at the Omni Hotel at The Star in Frisco, TX on May 8 – 10, 2018.

    After more than a decade, the Shipper Symposium has become a symbol of educational excellence in the transportation industry. We’re thrilled to be offering another opportunity for attendees to take advantage of learning from experts through industry trend discussions, thought leadership content, networking opportunities and legislative updates – all geared toward helping operate your supply chain more efficiently and prepare your organization for the future of transportation.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation Trends and Industry Insights

    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.

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    Shipper Symposium Breakout: Demystifying Resistance to Change

    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.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    - by Transplace

    How should leading-edge companies view transportation? Today, leading-edge companies are transforming their process for buying and managing freight capacity from a tactical, frequently siloed, rate-shopping exercise to a holistic, multi-modal, enterprise-wide optimization of their transportation network. This creates an ecosystem where transportation becomes a truly strategic weapon and sustainable competitive advantage. Unfortunately, very few organizations recognize all of the benefits that can come from robust supply chain network optimization and what a strategic transportation partnership can bring them.

  • Business - Transportation
    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 2: What Do New Carrier Alliances Mean for You?

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

    - by Transplace

    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 this post, I’ll be discussing how these new alliances could affect shippers, what we can expect to see in the marketplace moving forward and some industry best practices that can be of help.

  • Business - Transportation
    Summing up Shipper Symposium 2017

    Summing Up Shipper Symposium 2017

    - by Transplace

    Our 15th annual Shipper Symposium wrapped up last week in beautiful Austin, and wow – what a fantastic event! Given the line-up of speakers, activities and attendees – we’re pretty confident that this one has been the best yet. A very BIG thank you to all the customers, carriers, partners and speakers who came and contributed to this year’s event. We hope you enjoyed it and got as much value out of it as we did.

  • Business - Transportation
    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar: Ocean Carrier Alliances - What You Need to Know

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

    - by Transplace

    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 something new, thanks to a tumultuous last few years – these ocean carriers reshuffled partnerships in hopes of achieving better financial performance.

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    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!

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