Posts tagged with ‘fleet’

  • 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 December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    The saying goes, “March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb.” And as the new month kicks off this week, many across the country are hoping for warmer weather to come. To try to get us into the spirit of spring, this week’s TIP List includes a plethora of bright trends impacting the future of transportation such as the impact of technology on the supply chain and the current state of the economy.

  • 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.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 17th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Whether you call it football or soccer, we can all agree that the FIFA World Cup has taken over the sports atmosphere. And since you may have been busy cheering on your favorite team or player, we’re sharing this week’s TIP List to help keep you updated on the latest industry trends. The starting lineup below includes considerations for choosing a TMS and some of the ways machine learning is changing the game for supply chains.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 24th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    On October 1st, 1908, Ford unveiled one of the most influential products in transportation history, the Model T. To honor the anniversary of an innovation that changed the industry landscape, this week’s TIP List highlights some of today’s trends that are significantly impacting transportation. For more on eco-friendly truck manufacturing and the driver turnover rate – accelerate into the weekend with the stories below!

  • 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.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 5th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This Sunday, Daylight Saving Time begins and we will turn the clocks ahead to “spring forward” one hour. And as we look towards the warmer weather that is soon to follow, we’re also looking ahead to the future of the transportation and supply chain industry. This week’s TIP List showcases the current status of NAFTA, President Trump’s infrastructure investment plan and more. Don’t waste any time – check out all of the articles in this week’s TIP list!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: A Presentation of This Week’s Top Industry Trends

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 26th, 2017

    Over the weekend, the film industry celebrated this past year’s greatest pictures at the Oscars. In this week’s TIP List, let us present you with the supply chain and transportation trends you need to know – including articles that address new clarifications for implementing ELDs, supply chain automation trends and a new trade agreement from the WTO. Grab a bag of popcorn and let’s start the show!

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