Transplace Names Industry Leader to Oversee Brokerage Business Growth
Experienced Transportation and Logistics Leader Joins Transplace to Advance Brokerage Account Growth
September 1, 2015 (Dallas, TX) Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the appointment of Brian Kenney as senior vice president of Transplace Capacity Services. This addition supports the company’s continued investment in providing exceptional brokerage services to customers as well as in driving business growth. Kenney will report to Transplace President of Transportation Management Frank McGuigan.
Kenney brings a deep understanding and experience in supply chain, transportation and logistics as well as sales and operations management. Previously, Kenney served as vice president of marketing and sales for C.R. England Logistics, in addition to holding director-level positions over national accounts for Trinity Logistics. Kenney also garnered experience in transportation sales and supply chain solutions during his time with C.H. Robinson and Celestica, respectively.
“Kenney’s appointment allows for the company to continue its focus on North American growth,” said McGuigan. “We are thrilled to add his experience to the Transplace leadership team, and expect that his addition will further enhance our strength in providing excellent transportation management, software as a service and brokerage solutions.”
Transplace meets its customer’s unique capacity requirements, and delivers freight management solutions and transportation savings to a diverse national customer base with steady growth. The company also offers advanced technology that provides shippers an end-to-end solution for logistics planning and execution at the enterprise level.
Kenney added, “I am honored to join such a distinguished group of transportation management leaders that maintain service excellence and technology solutions as their stronghold. I look forward to lending my skills and expertise in fostering new and supporting existing customer relationships while driving growth within the organization.”
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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