Transplace Lean Six Sigma Program Honored with Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center Award for Excellence
Excellence Award Recognizes 3PL’s Leadership, Presented at Annual Shipper Symposium Senator John Cornyn Comments on Transplace’s Growth, Focus on Efficiency
June 28, 2011 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services (TMS) and logistics technology, was honored with the Award for Excellence by the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC). Russ Aikman, program manager for Lean Six Sigma (LSS) at TMAC, presented Transplace President and CEO Tom Sanderson with the award during the third party logistics’ (3PL) ninth annual Shipper Symposium in Dallas.
“Since partnering with Transplace in 2006, we’ve worked closely with Mr. Sanderson and his team to offer LSS training to Transplace employees as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to continuous business improvement,” commented Aikman. “Throughout this period, Transplace has been extremely successful in consistently improving the quality of its customer service through investment in its employees.”
Transplace recently began a new wave of LSS training and currently has eight certified black belts with five in progress. The company also has 29 certified green belts with an additional 27 in progress.
United States Senator John Cornyn provided his support for Transplace and TMAC via a webcast at the Shipper Symposium. “I was pleased to hear that Transplace was chosen as a recipient of this year’s TMAC Award for Excellence,” commented Cornyn. “As a result of the company’s exhaustive efforts to maximize efficiencies and control costs, Transplace has built a strong foundation helped by Texas’s pro-growth, business-friendly environment. I want to thank TMAC for highlighting successful models such as Transplace and for providing Texas businesses with the tools to be competitive and successful.”
“It’s an honor to be recognized by Senator Cornyn and TMAC,” said Sanderson. “The award is a testament to Transplace’s long-term commitment to LSS. We’ve worked closely with TMAC and the University of Texas at Arlington to train our employees, and will continue to raise the bar on customer service and business improvement through this training. “
Transplace is a North American non-asset based logistics services provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain strategy consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base ranging from mid-market shippers to Fortune 500 companies.
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