Posts tagged with ‘supply chain’

  • Capacity Services
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    Getting the Most Out of Your Freight Broker: Part 3

    - by Transplace

    Rounding out our 3-part series on getting more from your freight broker, we turn our attention to supply chain visibility and disruptions, and how critical this partnership becomes when the unexpected happens.

    The globalization of manufacturing and its supply chain has created a transportation network at considerable risk of disruption. Blizzards, tornado outbreaks, hurricane events and other natural disasters all impact regional infrastructure and vital systems within the affected areas.  But the true chaos begins after the event —supply chain disruptions are inevitable after large-scale disasters and political unrest. The more companies can do to improve their transportation visibility and agility, the better prepared they are to mitigate the impact of both major disasters as well as navigate around the daily disruptions, such as market fluctuations in capacity and pricing.  Below are five key steps to ensure your company and your freight broker are fully prepared for events that could disrupt your transportation needs:

  • Sustainability
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    Educating and Connecting Supply Chain Professionals: CSCMP 2013 Recap

    - by Transplace

    Our CSCMP 2013 Conference experience was chock-full of great activities.  Whether you attended a presentation, visited our booth, came to our customer event or connected with any of our great supply chain professionals, thank you for connecting and contributing to the transportation community!  Here are some of our favorite CSCMP 2013 moments:

  • Miscellaneous
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    Top 10 Tweets From CSCMP 2013

    - by Transplace

    What a great 2013 CSCMP Conference!  Whether you stopped by our booth and spoke with us in person, or followed our #CSCMP2013 activities on Twitter from afar, thank you for connecting with us!

    We couldn’t recap CSCMP 2013 without sharing a list of the best tweets we saw from the event! So here they are (in random order) — the top 10 best tweets that caught our attention during CSCMP 2013. We hope you enjoy these, and we look forward to continuing to move the transportation and logistics conversation forward!

  • 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!

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