Posts tagged with ‘Shipper Symposium’

  • 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.

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    Shipper Symposium 2016 – The Legacy of Logistics Starts Here!

    - by Transplace

    It’s hard to believe, but this May will mark our 14th Shipper Symposium! Our annual signature event – being held at La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio on May 9-11 – will bring together key leaders and luminaries in the transportation industry.

    The Shipper Symposium serves as an educational forum to help attendees navigate the latest industry challenges faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues while improving operations. This year’s Symposium features leading supply chain and economic visionaries who will tackle a broad range of topics that address current issues and trends having a worldwide impact on the transportation of goods and showcase strategic business solutions—all geared toward strengthening relationships and increasing supply chain efficiency.

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

    Our Favorite Moments of 2015

    - by Transplace

    It’s that time of year again. When we say goodbye to this year and take a moment to reflect on what we accomplished over the last 12 months. Before we say hello to 2016, we want to give a final shout-out to 2015 and the moments that have meant the most to us. What made our list this year? Keep reading to find out what we’re most proud of accomplishing as a company in 2015!

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

    5 Most Important Leadership Responsibilities

    - by Transplace

    At this year’s Shipper Symposium, leadership principles and best practices were shared with attendees including relevant guidance for helping enhance management expertise professionally and personally. Leadership is what makes a company great over the long term. Effective business leaders influence and inspire to create a successful business culture that allows team members to think innovatively and become peak performers.

  • Supply Chain Consulting
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    A Holistic Roadmap for Uncovering Your Transportation Network Savings

    - by Transplace

    Shippers are continuously looking for ways to reduce their transportation costs. Yet, transportation doesn’t lack when it comes to complexity with its many moving parts. Add in the need for smart resources, strong industry experience and quality skills needed to ensure that transportation networks are optimized, and inefficiencies can easily creep in. By looking holistically at a transportation network across an enterprise, shippers may find that unexplored areas can bring about unexpected savings. Likewise, inefficiencies through common practices may also be brought to light and therefore given the opportunity to be corrected and improved.

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

    Congratulations to Our 2015 Carrier of the Year Award Winners!

    - by Transplace

    Last month at our Shipper Symposium, we took some time to recognize a few of the transportation service providers that are the best of the best with our Carrier of the Year Awards. We’re always excited to be able to present these awards, as they recognize those providers with strong, collaborative relationships, consistent high performance and truly exemplary on-time service.

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

    Shipper Symposium Snippets: 2015 Edition!

    - by Transplace

    We definitely think that luck was on our side for the 13th Annual Shipper Symposium! This year, we wanted to bring together some of the brightest minds in the industry and showcase some of the boldest transportation strategies. And considering how many leading industry experts, analysts, academics and practitioners gathered at the Four Seasons in Dallas in early May, we certainly did just that! We had an amazing time connecting our customers and partners with each other, as well as listening to a number of insightful speakers discuss both strategic business solutions and current trends that have a worldwide impact on the transportation of goods.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Shipper Symposium 2015 – Day 3 Recap

    - by Transplace

    The final day of the 13th annual Shipper Symposium certainly didn’t disappoint! Attendees got off to a bright and early start (with the help of some strong coffee!) as Frank McGuigan took the stage first to welcome everyone. He took a few minutes to recognize the Transplace Customer Advisory Board (CAB) members, thanking them for all of their years of great service and support, and presented an award to AutoZone recognizing and thanking this customer for 20 years of service. Frank then introduced CEO Tom Sanderson, who also brought Thomas Albrecht, CFA and Managing Director of BB&T Capital Markets, to the stage. Dubbing themselves “Tom and Thom in the Morning,” the duo discussed all things capacity related, including winning and losing transportation modes. A few key takeaways from their conversation included:

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

    Shipper Symposium 2015 – Day 2 Recap

    - by Transplace

    The 13th annual Shipper Symposium was in full swing on Day 2, getting started with a business update on Supply Chain Consulting from Brooks Bentz. Brooks discussed his goal of building the strongest possible group of supply chain professionals, while keeping in mind that, “consulting is a team sport!” He highlighted how changes in the market are constantly occurring, and since shippers and carriers live in a state of permanent volatility, they need to be very agile as well as responsive. His final thought stressed amping up technology and emphasized how utilizing data and information is truly critical to meet today’s market needs.

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

    Shipper Symposium 2015 – Day 1 Recap

    - by Transplace

    We officially kicked off the 13th annual Shipper Symposium today and those lucky enough to attend had quite the fortuitous day. To start things off, many attendees took part in our yearly Charity Golf Classic, which was played at the famous TPC Four Season Las Colinas golf course. While our theme this year is, “Fortune Favors the Bold”, the golfers taking that approach for today’s game most certainly tempted luck. We thank all who participated and a big congrats to all the winners!

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