Posts tagged with ‘retailers’

  • Business - Transportation
    Evolving Retail Standards

    Evolving Retail Standards: What Are You Planning for 2017?

    - by Transplace

    The goods manufactured and shipped by retailers and CPG organizations certainly come in a wide variety, but these companies all have a number of key commonalities and shared challenges when it comes to their supply chain. At Transplace, as we continually look to gain insight into the concerns of our customers and meet their ever-evolving needs, it’s important to always be working to employ new processes on our part to fully support each and every customer.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 23rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a great time for more than just kids collecting candy — it’s also a treat for the supply chain and retail industries, as spending on the holiday is estimated to reach an all-time high this year. And we promise that there are no tricks in this week’s TIP List, which includes stories about Pack Expo’s record-breaking projections and FMCSA funding for military veterans to become truck drivers. You’re in for a transportation treat below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 9th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation tuned in to the second presidential debate, where the candidates addressed questions that spoke to the future of the country. And while there are many important topics to consider when discussing the future of the United States, this week’s TIP List is also looking ahead with a few of the key trends in the supply chain. From the impact Hurricane Matthew has had on logistics and retail, to some safe driving tips for the upcoming month – check out all the stories 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!

  • 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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