Posts tagged with ‘collaboration’

  • 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.

  • Business - Transportation

    Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence

    - by Transplace

    Yesterday, we announced that we are breaking ground on a new operations center in Rogers, Arkansas. The goal of the newest Center of Excellence (COE) is twofold: to support our growing investment in technology and to accommodate our plan as an organization to add hundreds of new employees over the next several years. This will continue to strengthen our ability to deliver comprehensive technology and logistics services to today’s supply chain.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 10th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Highlights of tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day celebration include thoughtful cards, chocolates and flowers. And this week, our TIP List is inspired by the loving holiday – embracing some of the sweetest trends impacting the supply chain industry. From potential U.S. infrastructure updates to the ability of a TMS to reduce transportation costs, we’re sure you’ll love the articles below!

  • International Logistics
    A New Deal - Updating North America's Trade Agreemenet

    A New Deal – Updating North America’s Trade Agreement

    - by Transplace

    For now, it’s only been agreed upon via a handshake, but the United States, Mexico and Canada have made a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will now be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

  • 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
    10 Tips for Leveraging Big Data in your Organization: By: Bob Daymon, Senior Vice President of Operations, Transplace

    10 Tips for Leveraging Big Data in Your Organization

    - by Transplace

    “Big data” has been one of the hottest buzzwords over the last couple of years, but the phrase still has different meanings for different organizations. And no matter how you define it, there is no doubt that an organization’s ability to use statistical science and data analytics can help them obtain historical measurements and generate actionable information to drive operational growth and supply chain efficiency. Take a look at the following tips to get the most out of big data at your organization.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 1st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Baseball is officially back! As your favorite team takes to the diamond for the season, this week’s TIP List is hitting the field with some promising trends currently playing out in transportation. From future 3PL mergers and acquisitions to the importance of building solid supply chain partnerships – grab some crackerjacks and peanuts and take a look at the full industry lineup below!

  • Capacity Services
    2018 Capacity Series: Combating the Capacity Crunch for Mexico’s Cross Border Shipments

    2018 Capacity Series: Combating the Capacity Crunch for Mexico’s Cross Border Shipments

    - by Transplace

    You could call it the perfect capacity storm, as a number of the same challenges that U.S. domestic shippers are encountering are also impacting cross-border logistics in Mexico. In addition to factors such as the ELD mandate and recent extreme winter weather conditions, the upcoming peak produce shipping season in Mexico is set to put additional pressure on capacity and create unexpected costs for carriers and shippers alike. So, how can cross-border shippers combat some of the challenges currently accumulating in the market?

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