Global Trade: “Transportation, Ecommerce & Economic Trends Addressed at Shipper Symposium”
Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, wrapped up its 16th annual Shipper Symposium in Frisco, Texas. During the three-day event last month, leading supply chain and business visionaries addressed current transportation and economic issues, such as the millennial supply chain, global trade, regulations, NAFTA and capacity constraints.“The continued challenges being created by changing consumer behavior, more stringent service standards, North American capacity constraints and other factors have created an extremely challenging market landscape for shippers to navigate,” said Frank McGuigan, chief executive officer, Transplace. “This makes it more important than ever for shippers to continuously examine the global trends and issues impacting their businesses and identify strategies and best practices that improve customer service levels, reduce transportation costs and drive meaningful operational improvements within their organizations.”
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