Posts tagged with ‘operations’

  • Miscellaneous
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    Sweet Recognition: Transplace’s Employee Award Programs

    - by Transplace

    Throughout the month of July, we’ll be sharing our “Sweet 16” anniversary as a company with you here on Logistically Speaking. In this post, I’ll be highlighting some of our internal employee programs and how we award those who have truly gone above and beyond for our customers. Let’s dive in to the recognition programs that we have here at Transplace!

  • Transportation Management
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    Customer Service Takes the Cake

    - by Transplace

    We are excited to continue our “Sweet 16” birthday celebration all month long, which honors the company’s 16 years in business. This week, we focus on what Transplace believes is our greatest asset – our people and the high-quality customer service they deliver. Our company makes it a point to value teams and invest in our employees’ professional growth to uphold the company mission. We do so by first emphasizing the importance of thrilling the customer every single day and exceeding customer expectations with exceptional service with measurable results.

  • Miscellaneous
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    So Sweet — Transplace Turns 16!

    - by Transplace

    July is a sweet month for us as Transplace is celebrating our 16th anniversary as a company! Throughout the month, we’ll be sharing our “Sweet 16” with you here on Logistically Speaking in a number of ways. Since there would be no Transplace without its amazing people, we thought that it would be appropriate to focus on our employees at Team Transplace for this anniversary. In particular, we’ll be highlighting some of our internal employee programs, showcasing success stories about how our people have gone above and beyond as well as sharing some interesting stats about the internal makeup of Team Transplace.

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

    Join the Legacy: Don’t Miss Shipper Symposium 2016!

    - by Transplace

    Our 14th annual Shipper Symposium is right around the corner (May 9-11) and you definitely don’t want to miss what we have in store this year. After more than a decade, the Shipper Symposium has become a symbol of educational excellence in the transportation industry – and this year will be no exception, featuring world-class speakers, breakout sessions packed with insight and plenty of fun activities along the way.

  • Weekly TIP List
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    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 3rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With March Madness coming to its epic conclusion, Villanova fans may be thinking a bit more about their successful brackets than current transportation trends. But be sure to take a look at this week’s TIP List, which scores points with winning topics ranging from electric logging mandates and digital supply chain disruption to biodiesel as a top alternative fuels option. Read on to see what’s trending this week!

  • Weekly TIP List
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    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 20th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Spring has officially sprung, and for many families this Sunday brings a visit from the Easter Bunny and baskets filled with delicious chocolate. And while you may be hunting for colorful Easter eggs this weekend, we’ve been hunting for the latest and greatest industry trends for this week’s TIP List. Let’s hop to it!

  • Miscellaneous
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    A Bit of the Luck of the Irish: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!

    - by Transplace

    For both the Irish and the Irish-at-heart, St. Patrick’s Day brings the hope of a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow and the chance to wear shamrock green. And with supply chain operations and logistics, sometimes you just need a little luck of the Irish – especially for those who find themselves transporting Guinness to local pubs this week. To help celebrate the festive day, we’ve pulled together some facts to get you in the spirit of St. Paddy’s. So grab yourself a pint and dive into these golden stats!

  • Business - Transportation
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    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 3: New Ideas and Solutions

    - by Transplace

    In parts one and two of this three part series, we discussed the challenges that the oil and gas industry is currently facing and what the landscape of the players in this industry look like. In this last part, we’ll address what all of this means for both the trucking companies and the oil and gas shippers.

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

    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 2: Diverse Carriers in the Industry

    - by Transplace

    As we discussed in part one of this three-part post, it’s important to look at how the growth in the oilfield trucking industry has affected its players and the specific modes or types of trailers they operate. The oil and gas industry has long consisted of two or three giants, medium-sized regional companies who specialize in oilfield trucking and transportation, and scores of mom and pop companies with 10 or less trucks and trailers. While independently refuted statistics of a company’s size and ranking in the U.S. trucking industry are not readily available, what we can see is growth in several trucking companies rankings in reports like the “Top 100 2015 Carrier for Hire Rankings.”1

  • Business - Transportation
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    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 1: Industry Challenges

    - by Transplace

    Trucking in the oil and gas industry is a tough and dirty job that has been around for decades in places like South Texas. What has changed in the last ten years is the growth in the amount of trucks on the roads servicing this industry. Now that we have gone from a boom cycle – leading us to where were are today – it’s important to look at how this growth has affected the oilfield trucking industry in places like the Eagleford, Permian Basin, Appalachia, Bakken and the Gulf of Mexico (i.e., Port Fourchon), and the specific modes or types of trailers they operate.

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