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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Siphiwe Baleka Talks Living Healthy While on the Road

    - by Transplace

    At our recent Shipper Symposium, keynote speaker Siphiwe Baleka took the main stage to discuss the importance of living healthy while on the road as a truck driver. A former world-class competitive swimmer, Baleka is unofficially titled the “Fittest Truck Driver in America” because of his combined success as an entrepreneur and a health and fitness coach for truck drivers across the country. Baleka’s presentation addressed his firsthand experience with food and fitness while driving, as well as how he overcame the challenges of having inadequate access to good nutrition and exercise while on the job as a truck driver. Here are the key takeaways from his presentation.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Thank you, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Truck drivers represent the backbone of our country and are a part of our lives on a daily basis by delivering the items that we need or want.

    We know it’s not an easy profession or lifestyle and that’s why we’re so thankful for our country’s valuable truck drivers. We’re highlighting just how much we revere these road warriors on our Logistically Speaking blog every day this week – in fact – see what our CEO, Tom Sanderson, and President and COO, Frank McGuigan, had to say about truck drivers. And stay tuned for other special posts that will go up during the week.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2016: Thank You Truck Drivers

    - by Transplace

    This week, September 12th-16th, is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and we wanted to take some time to say “thank you” to all of the hardworking truckers on the road. Truck drivers play a huge role in our everyday life and our country’s economy, and they deserve our deepest respect and gratitude.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 21st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The end of the summer is bringing so many exciting transportation topics to this week’s TIP List, we’re barely keeping up with demand! With our eyes on big issues such as the Labor Day spike in gas prices, new federal standards for the trucking industry and greenhouse gas regulations, we can’t wait to dive into this week’s list! Keep on truckin’ ahead for all of the hot August stories.

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    Our People, Our Passion

    - by Transplace

    After 16 years in business, we know one thing for sure here at Transplace – we couldn’t have gotten here without our stellar people! And we thought that there was no better way to wrap up our “Sweet 16” celebration throughout the month of July than to showcase some statistics about the wonderful folks who make up our company. In the infographic below, you’ll find a snapshot of who we are at Transplace and how we are continually striving to make a difference in our industry and for our customers. Happy Sweet 16!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 24th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    After the epic conclusion of the more than 2,000 mile Tour de France this weekend, we’ve been thinking about the intricate twists and turns of the challenging path to a more efficient global supply chain. Our TIP list this week covers the Canadian International Roadcheck, delays in the FMCSA Unified Registration System and Amazon “perches” for drone delivery. Check out the latest below!

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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!

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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.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 3rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we come back from the long holiday weekend, we bring you up to speed with updates in the transportation, supply chain and logistics world that you may have missed! From the Panama Canal getting a much needed makeover to the SOLAS weighing solution that is still in progress, we’ve got these industry hot topics covered for you.

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    Happy Independence Day, America!

    - by Transplace

    This year’s Fourth of July commemorates the 240th anniversary of the United States claiming its independence from Britain. Many Americans celebrate that freedom and independence with cookouts, picnics, parades and family gatherings. And as with any great summer celebration, you need to have the essentials — including fireworks to top off the night! Let’s take a look at all of the party planning and logistics that goes into this national commemorative day.

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