Topic: Media

Mini-Bids Becoming Permanent Truck Contract Fixture: Transplace

August 23, 2021

Mini-bids are becoming a long-term part of trucking procurement for US shippers as supply chain disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic extends into the second half of 2021. However, the nature of those mini-bids, which became widespread last year as truck rates rose rapidly, is changing, Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of supply chain and transportation at Transplace, said Monday…. Read More

2021 Top 100 3PLs

July 22, 2021

When your enterprise faces supply chain and logistics challenges, these partners won’t let you fall. In alphabetical order, here are the 100 third-party logistics providers deemed best of the best by Inbound Logistics editors…. Read More

Gov. Hutchinson Attends Transplace Center Grand Opening in Rogers

July 15, 2021

Transplace, the leading provider of logistics technology and services, celebrated the grand opening of its new center in Rogers on July 15. The office is near retailers, suppliers, and shipper customers the company works with on a daily basis. Gov. Asa Hutchinson attended the event and says the new center will bring numerous benefits to the region…. Read More

Four Steps To Strengthen Decision Making For Logistics Success

July 1, 2021

It is no secret that data-driven decision making is critical to business success. In fact, a recent Market Research Future snapshot reports the global machine learning market, which has significantly advanced the way companies make data-driven decisions, will grow from $7.3 billion in 2020 to $30.6 billion in 2024…. Read More

Logistics Decision-Making Backed by Data Science: 4 Keys to Success

June 28, 2021

During a time of significant supply chain disruptions, logistics leaders rely on data to make informed business decisions. Advancements in AI and machine learning allow process automation and petabytes of information to be inspected and interpreted with incredible speed and accuracy…. Read More

Volatile markets here to stay: How shippers can mitigate further impact

May 25, 2021

The tables have drastically turned since last spring when the economic shutdowns led to a drop in demand, causing truckload rates to plummet to under $1 dollar per mile. For the past year, transportation costs for shippers have spiked, as spot market rates are well above $3 per mile, causing contract rates to rise as well…. Read More

One of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Largest Private Companies Opens First Europe Office

March 25, 2021

A large Frisco company in the logistics industry is widening its own physical reach with its first office in Europe. Transplace opened a site in Leusden, Netherlands — southeast of Amsterdam — helping customers with operations there with offerings around technology and services. The company already has more than 25 locales in North America, according to Frank McGuigan, CEO of Transplace…. Read More

Leading-Edge Tech For Contingency Planning And Staying Competitive

March 23, 2021

Jim French is Chief Technology Officer at Transplace. He has more than three decades of experience working in information technology. Jim served as a developer at British A… Read More

Leading-Edge Tech for Contingency Planning and Staying Competitive

March 23, 2021

In a complex, crisis-driven world, contingency planning and business continuity are top of mind for transportation and supply chain decision makers. That’s the reason logistics technologies continue to get sharpened and more sophisticated…. Read More

What’s Your Best Importing or Exporting Advice?

March 19, 2021

Always be proactive. Operate like you’re playing chess: Think and act multiple steps ahead in the supply chain, coordinating all related parties to the transaction to ensure minimal disruption and focus on customer requirements and committed service…. Read More