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    Business - Transportation

    Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations

    - by Transplace

    The modern business world has brought many new innovations, and the transportation industry has become a beneficiary to a number of these changes over the past few years. And while technology is one obvious aspect of industry evolution, it could be argued that the most impactful change to affect the industry is the expectations of the end consumer.

  • International Logistics
    International Logistics

    Logistics Update: Join Us for Our Mexico Customs Webinar Series

    - by Transplace

    Logistics Update: Join Us for Our Mexico Customs Webinar Series The international trade community often faces new challenges due to changes to various national and international regulations and laws, and the Mexican customs landscape is no different. Recent adjustments to the Official Mexican Standards (i.e. NOMs) have created implications for cross-border trade; additionally, ICC’s Incoterms rules, the world’s essential terms of…

  • Business - Transportation
    Business - Transportation

    How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

    - by Transplace

    Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today’s ever-changing business world is a top priority for many companies. In order to grow in a rapidly evolving marketplace, organizations must possess the ability to use advanced algorithms and data analytics to generate the next wave of supply chain value.

  • Events
    EventsTransportation Management

    UPCOMING WEBINAR: Real-time Visibility Made Simple with Transplace TMS

    - by Transplace

    In the effort to raise expectations within the logistics industry and provide an unprecedented level of service and value to our customers, we recently announced that we’ll be providing real-time visibility as a standard within our TMS solution, without any extra transactions or integration fees. In January 2020, we will begin rolling out the solution for truckload shipments in the U.S. and Canada and will expand the offering to Mexico and other geographies, as well as other modes in the future.

    If you’re wondering how this new real-time visibility solution will enhance your supply chain operations, register for our upcoming webinar, “Real-time Visibility Made Simple with Transplace TMS.”

  • Business - Transportation
    Business - Transportation

    Key Takeaways from the 2019 Transplace Carrier Advisory Board Meeting

    - by Transplace

    One of the great things about an advisory board, one where you have encouraged the participants to be open and communicate freely, is that you can get the scoop on the real issues facing an industry. This was the case at our recent Transplace Carrier Advisory Board, held in conjunction with the 2019 Transplace Carrier Symposium. While the symposium is all about education and honoring our 32,000+ carriers, the advisory board is by design a much smaller venue to allow more informal feedback. Our goal for talking with a small group of about 20 select carriers is to help us grow and learn how to be better partners. Throughout the meeting, there were several consistent themes, a few which I will share below. .

  • Events
    Events

    2019 Carrier of Choice Excellence Award Winners: Helping Deliver Success to Transplace Customers

    - by Transplace

    Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Allen, Texas, which brought our carrier partners together for education, collaboration, and appreciation. This year’s event focused on the latest issues impacting the transportation industry, including capacity, ELDs, regulatory changes, and the driver shortage. In addition, attendees had an opportunity to share new insights and discuss ways to improve shipper-carrier relationships through “preferred shipper” and “preferred carrier” initiatives, and how to leverage technology innovations to improve efficiency and real-time freight visibility.

  • Business - Transportation
    Business - TransportationTransportation Management

    Innovation and the Role of TMS for Dangerous Goods

    - by Transplace

    Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at Labelmaster’s Dangerous Goods Symposium, a forum to share the latest in dangerous goods regulatory updates, innovation, training best practices and practical solutions to keep companies up-to-date on the latest hazmat shipping regulations. During my presentation, I discussed innovation and the role of Transportation Management Systems (TMS) in the dangerous goods supply chain, sharing both the challenges and opportunities within the industry while highlighting the technologies available to help shippers manage these goods safely and efficiently.

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