Posts tagged with ‘manufacturers’

  • Business - Transportation
    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    - by 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 the industry – and in part one of this two-part blog post series, I’ll share what the ocean container industry has looked like over the past ten years and share which global ocean carriers have recently partnered.

  • Events
    Making Retail Magic: RILA 2017

    Making Retail Magic: Get Ready for RILA 2017!

    - by Transplace

    Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is considered the “happiest place on earth” – and with this year’s RILA Supply Chain Conference also located in Orlando, the city is a great place to be on February 12-15!

    As you may be preparing to attend RILA 2017 — which will highlight some of the best and brightest in the supply chain, retail, transportation and manufacturing industries — we wanted to share some fun facts about the event and the Orlando area. Do you know just how big Walt Disney World is? Or how many people visit Disney’s retail stores annually? Find all the stats on Orlando’s retail magic in the infographic below!

  • Miscellaneous
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    The American Chemistry Council Annual Meeting: Looking Ahead to ACC 2016

    - by Transplace

    Each June, top executives from both international and U.S.-based companies gather together at the American Chemistry Council’s Annual Meeting to discuss the latest regulatory, business and legislative trends that are affecting the chemical industry. This meeting is a wonderful opportunity for those in the industry to network with one another and hear insightful speakers shed light on current chemical issues and trends. And as we’re looking forward to attending this great industry event, we wanted to share some fun facts about the location, the current chemical business environment and how this industry affects the U.S. economy in a positive way. For example, did you know that the chemical industry creates 804,000 skilled jobs in the U.S.? Find out more in the infographic below!

  • International Logistics
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    July SOLAS Mandates: What You Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    On July 1, 2016, a number of key ocean shipping mandates from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will go into effect. Most countries and ocean carriers participate in the IMO, and therefore have agreed to follow the requirements, which fall under the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Act. These new mandates will bring about some challenges for shippers as they make the necessary operational changes to comply and properly report the weight of their ocean cargo.

  • Miscellaneous
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    Getting Ready for RILA: The 2016 Supply Chain Conference

    - by Transplace

    They say that everything is big in Texas – and that also goes for the 2016 RILA Supply Chain Conference! Over 1500 top supply chain executives will be attending the conference next week to get the latest on transportation, distribution, supply chain planning, omnichannel and more – all in one big place. And as we’re getting ready to attend this great retail event, we wanted to share some fun facts about the state of Texas and its large retail industry. Did you know that at 268,601 square miles, Texas is the second biggest state in the U.S.? Check out all of the sizable stats below!

  • Miscellaneous
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    Get Ready for the 2016 TPA Supply Chain Conference

    - by Transplace

    We’re looking forward to the seventh annual TPA Supply Chain Conference taking place Feb 22-24 in New Orleans. This event will bring together over 500 retailers, manufacturers and solutions providers to share ideas, observe the latest technology innovations and network with peers. As we get ready for this valuable industry event, we wanted to share some fun facts about the conference, the city of New Orleans and Mardi Gras. Did you know over 500,000 king cakes are sold every year between January 6 and Fat Tuesday, with another 50,000 shipped out-of-state? Sink your teeth into even more delectable details below!

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Excellence is Part of Our Core

    - by Transplace

    Our company is built upon excellence. Not only do we believe in delivering it to customers, but our employees also embody it on a daily basis. It’s an important commitment we make here at Transplace – so much so, that we’ve made it a core part of our mission statement: To achieve supply chain excellence for our customers.

    We’re determined to thrill our customers and exceed expectations. We accomplish this through our people, processes, technology and scale. Many of the largest manufacturers, retailers and distributors trust Transplace to manage billions of dollars of freight spend annually. This pushes us to constantly seek growth and advancement as well as partner closely with our customers to drive continuous improvement throughout their organizations.

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