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  • Intermodal
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    Full Speed Ahead: Railroad Intermodal Sees Growth

    - by Transplace

    Our CEO, Tom Sanderson, recently spoke to Supply Chain Brain about the factors driving railroad intermodal growth.  More freight is now moving from truck to intermodal, and the market is rapidly growing because of that conversion.  According to Tom, driving this trend are three particular needs of manufacturers and retailers:

  • International Logistics
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    Building Safer Supply Chains as a C-TPAT Member

    - by Transplace

    Understanding supply chain risks and establishing security approaches is critical in today’s global market.  Another significant step companies can take to protect their supply chains is to become a member of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.  Organizations that are C-TPAT members fully cooperate with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), as C-TPAT was designed to build relationships that strengthen international supply chains and U.S. border security.  It works to safeguard the world’s trade industry while also maintaining the economic health of its members.

  • Miscellaneous
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    CSCMP 2013 Preview

    - by Transplace

    Come connect with us at CSCMP next week (October 20-23) at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver!  Whether it’s stopping by our booth (#212), checking out one of our 4 speaker sessions or following us on Twitter (@Transplace – be sure to follow/use the #CSCMP2013 hashtag!) and/or Facebook, we are very excited to be participating in this great event and are looking forward to connecting with you!

  • Sustainability
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    Collaboration: Transforming Hype Into Award-Winning Reality

    - by Transplace

    In 2011, Daltile and Transplace embarked on a transportation collaboration project that would pair low-density freight shippers with Daltile’s high-density ceramic tile shipments. The objective was to utilize transportation capacity more efficiently in order to reduce costs and environmental impact for all parties involved. Just one year later, along with shipper partners Convermex, Werner Co. and Whirlpool, we were awarded the CSCMP’s top Supply Chain Innovation Award for our collaborative efforts.

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