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 […]

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 […]

NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade: Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

By: Troy Ryley, Senior Vice President,  Mexico, Transplace *Note: A version of this article previously appeared in the Adam Smith Project, a new initiative on trade from the publishers of American Shipper. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its effect on the United States has been a much-talked-about topic recently, and there exists a desire […]

10 Tips for Leveraging Routing Guides

By: Steve Barber, Vice President of Operations, Transplace A routing guide plays an important role in setting the strategy for carrier selection across a variety of shipments within an organization. And while there are various routing guide forms, many in the industry have switched from paper to online portals and beyond to enhanced transportation management […]

Mexican Fuel Price Hike: What You Need to Know

By: Ben Enriquez, SVP Transportation Services In Mexico, the government controls fuel prices, and has done so for many years – and the intent of deregulating the country’s fuel market has been to reflect global fuel pricing conditions. However, in the past three years, the current government has not adjusted diesel prices in accordance with […]

Your Next Transportation Management System: TMS 2.0 – Part 1: The Supply Chain Never Sleeps

By: Mike Dieter, CTO, Transplace The supply chain never sleeps. At all hours of the day and night, shipments are moving, data is being produced and exchanged and external factors that can impact your operations can arise. In part one of this two-part blog series, I’ll explain how today’s advanced technology systems now give you […]

2016 Q1 and Q2 Logistics Review

By: Tom Sanderson, CEO, Transplace The first and second quarters of 2016 have flown by. As we’re moving into mid-summer, I want to review some the most significant ups and downs in the transportation and logistics industry. In my year-end blog, I shared insights on capacity, housing, auto and legislature. Below you’ll find key highlights from […]