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Topic: Media

Transplace acquires consulting firm LeanCor Supply Chain Group

September 1, 2020

Transplace adds lean manufacturing expertise, Plan For Every Part software Tuesday morning, Transplace, a leading managed transportation and logistics services provider, announced the acquisition of LeanCor Supply Chain Group, a Florence, Kentucky-based consulting firm focused on end-to-end supply chain consulting, training, solutions and lean manufacturing principles. LeanCor was founded in 2005 by Robert Martichenko, a recognized expert in lean principles, and grew to more than 100 employees. The deal was Transplace’s third this year, following the acquisitions of Lanehub and ScanData. … Read More

Transplace Announces Motivating and Luminary Keynote Speakers for IGNITE 2020 Shipper Conference

March 4, 2020

DALLAS (March 4, 2020) — Transplace, the premier provider of managed transportation services and technology, today announced the keynote lineup for IGNITE, the company’s annual shipper conference (formerly known as the Transplace Shipper Symposium). Widely recognized as the definitive event for shipper logistics and supply chain professionals, IGNITE is being held this year at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas on May 4-6, 2020. In its 18th year, the event brings together shippers, transportation specialists, and analysts to share insights and strategies for … Read More

Transplace Partners with Feeding America, the Largest Domestic Hunger-Relief Organization in the United States, to Address Rural Hunger

February 18, 2020

Transplace donates $150,000 plus advanced logistics technology and services and will help plan new food bank Hub in Northern California DALLAS (February 18, 2020) — Transplace, the premier provider of managed transportation services and technology, today announced a landmark partnership with Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. Transplace is donating $150,000 to Feeding America and is supporting them from a technology and services standpoint, including a project on how to optimally create and deliver a new hub that will serve as a … Read More

Transplace Recognized with 2019 Tyson Foods Premier Carrier Award

February 11, 2020

Third-party logistics provider applauded for innovative technologies, flexibility and reliability DALLAS (February 11, 2020) — Transplace, the premier provider of managed transportation services and technology, today announced that it has been awarded a 2019 Premier Carrier Award by Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies. Each year, Tyson Foods recognizes a small and select group of its carriers that consistently deliver the highest level of excellence in customer service, communication, safety and innovation. Transplace was uniquely recognized during … Read More

CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly: “Hot Topic: Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations”

February 6, 2019

Hot Topic: Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations The latest issue of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP’s) Hot Topics publication looks at how data analytics can be used to improve supply chain operations and overall growth. According to the Hot Topics author Bob Daymon, vice president of operations at Transplace, data analytics goes one step beyond key performance indicators. “KPIs tell you history while data analytics will tell a story that should lead to improved decision making,” he explains. There are a few key steps organizations can take to get … Read More

Supply Chain Brain: “Combating Transportation Costs and Challenges with a TMS”

February 6, 2019

Combating Transportation Costs and Challenges with a TMS Capacity constraints, driver shortages, government regulations and robust economic conditions drove up logistics costs in 2018 and applied rarely seen pressure on supply chains. Companies are seeking new ways to reduce costs, while securing necessary capacity and maintaining high levels of service to increasingly demanding customers. Fortunately, today’s transportation management (TM) platforms provide organizations with greater visibility, intelligence and control over their supply chains than ever before. Navigating the supply chain … Read More

Inbound Logistics: “Helping Del Monte Optimize its Transportation Network”

January 31, 2019

Helping Del Monte Optimize its Transportation Network By partnering with Transplace’s Business Intelligence team, food products maker Del Monte was able to gain access to its entire data set, create automated reports around key metrics, and reduce overall transportation spend. The Challenge As one of the country’s largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium-quality, branded food products, Del Monte has a large number of shipments moving throughout its supply chain, resulting in a tremendous amount of data. Unfortunately, the company’s reporting procedures mostly involved manually … Read More

Inbound Logistics: “CPG Success: Top-Shelf Solutions”

January 31, 2019

CPG Success: Top-Shelf Solutions To succeed in a challenging omnichannel marketplace, successful CPG businesses are reaching for efficient manufacturing operations and new supply chain and transportation models. Campus Protein’s (CP) current supply chain highlights just how the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry has changed over the past 10 to 15 years. CP produces and markets nutritional supplements, healthy snacks, and related items, primarily to college students but also to the general public. The company’s sales take place entirely online. Most are through its own website, although … Read More

Logistics Management: “New Transplace report provides key delivery data for retail shippers”

January 30, 2019

New Transplace report provides key delivery data for retail shippers With an eye on helping shippers meet delivery requirements set forth by retailers, non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Transplace said this week it has rolled out a new offering, entitled the “Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report.” Company officials said that this report is comprised of data culled from 28 suppliers of major retailers, and identifies delivery performance statistics, including late, early, and in-full shipment percentages, adding that this data is anonymous for shippers in … Read More

FreightWaves: “Transplace’s new CTO to increase transaction-processing bandwidth”

January 28, 2019

Transplace’s new CTO to increase transaction-processing bandwidth A leading provider of transportation management and logistics technology is bringing on a new chief technology officer (CTO) to build more transaction-processing bandwidth and capacity on the company’s highly automated platform. Transplace announced that Jim French joined the company as its new CTO. French served previously as CTO at MoneyGram, a publicly traded payments company, and spent 18 years at American Airlines and Sabre Corporation in several executive technology roles. Mike Dieter, Transplace’s former CTO, … Read More