Posts tagged with ‘brokerage’

  • 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

    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.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    According to the National Retail Federation, some of the top gifts given during Father’s Day include clothing and gift cards. But no matter what you gave your dad this past weekend, our gift to you is the TIP List—this week featuring articles about the future of the 3PL industry and how disruptive technology is helping shippers and carriers improve collaboration. Read on for the full list!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 30th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Q4 of 2018 kicked off this week, and supply chains across North America are starting to gear up for the holiday rush. This week’s TIP List includes trends that will impact both shippers and carriers during this year’s peak holiday season and beyond. From the NRF’s projected Halloween spending to the latest on NAFTA renegotiations – check out all of the end-of-year updates below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Better together: Carrier Symposium 2018 - Transplace

    Better Together: Carrier Symposium 2018

    - by Transplace

    Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Northwest Arkansas – and it was an action-packed day full of education, recognition, networking and appreciation for those carriers that provide capacity in support of our shipper customers. This year, the event hosted 225 total attendees from Transplace’s core carrier partners, with 150 carriers from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. represented.

  • Business - Transportation
    2018 Carrier Award Winners: Thank you, carriers and truck drivers

    2018 Carrier Award Winners: Thank You, Carriers and Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    This week, we are holding our annual Carrier Symposium in Fayetteville, Arkansas, bringing carriers together for education, recognition and appreciation. And since strong relationships are so critical to Transplace’s ability to deliver outstanding service to our customers, it’s important for us to recognize those that consistently provide exemplary service.

  • Business - Transportation
    Annual Carrier Symposium 2017: Thank You, Carriers and Truck Drivers!

    Annual Carrier Symposium 2017: Thank You, Carriers and Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Today, we held our Annual Carrier Symposium in Fayetteville, Arkansas – and it was a great opportunity for us to continue to provide education, recognition and appreciation for carriers who provide capacity in support of our shipper customers. This one-day event hosted more than 200 attendees from Transplace’s core carrier partners, with 120 carriers represented. The collaborative forum allowed these carriers to network and discuss key transportation trends and challenges that are currently impacting the industry.

  • Business - Transportation
    Going Beyond Brokerage: How North American Capacity Solutions Can Go to Work for You

    Going Beyond Brokerage: How North American Capacity Solutions Can Go to Work for You

    - by Transplace

    By: Matthew Menner, SVP, Strategic Account Management and Brian Kenney, SVP, Truck Brokerage, Capacity Solutions

    With 2017 now in full swing, many companies are evaluating their current logistics strategies and looking to make structural improvements in the new year and beyond. In order to see the best return, some shippers immediately look to making significant changes such as implementing new technology solutions or redesigning their distribution network. But is your organization thinking more strategically about its capacity strategies?

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

    How We Put Fresh Talent To Work For Our Customers

    - by Transplace

    As Transplace Operations Sr. Vice President, part of my responsibilities include working with our Professional Development Program (PDP) group, which I whole-heartedly believe is a differentiator for our company.

    The PDP is a 2-3 year rotational program that allows participants to take on various transportation and operational roles. My goal is to help new hires fresh out of school grow into leadership roles at Transplace. They achieve this through active participation in cross-functional special projects, by working with different groups within the company and through the development of direct relationships with members of the executive team.

  • Business - Transportation
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    2016 Carrier Symposium: Congratulations to Our Carriers of the Year!

    - by Transplace

    Last week, we were thrilled to hold our Annual Carrier Symposium in Lowell, Arkansas – a collaborative forum for carriers to network and discuss current transportation trends and challenges that are impacting both carriers and shippers in the industry. This one-day event hosted 200 attendees from Transplace’s core carrier partners and 125 carriers were represented.

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