Transplace Announces Carrier of the Year Awards at 11th Annual Shipper Symposium

Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the winners of its Carrier of the Year Awards. Part of Transplace’s Carrier Merit Program, the Carrier of the Year Awards recognize transportation service providers for consistent high performance and exemplary on-time service. Transplace honored Triways, Inc., Southern Freight, Inc., Marten Transport and Rudolph Freight, Inc. during its 11th annual Shipper Symposium taking place this week in Dallas.

“Transplace’s Carrier Merit Program is designed to uncover growth opportunities for our carriers while supporting outstanding service for our customers,” said Transplace Senior Director, Solution Design Steve Barber. “With this year’s carrier awards, we are able to recognize four outstanding transportation service providers for the exceptional work they’ve done over the past year.”

The Transplace Carrier Merit Program categorizes carriers into tiers based on strict and demanding performance factors. The company has established two primary tiers of alliance carriers and a developmental progression plan for key carriers targeting business needs and upward movement through the merit program.

The awards are data-centric and based on companywide, quantitative data. To be eligible for the Carrier of the Year Awards, a carrier must have met the following requirements:


  • Hauled at least 1,500 loads for Transplace
  • Provided freight services across five or more Transplace accounts
  • Maintained an on-time delivery rate of 95 percent or better
  • Contracted as a truckload carrier
  • Actively participated as an EPA SmartWay Carrier
  • Maintained an excellent customer service relationship across all accounts
  • Utilized EDI capabilities extensively
  • Provided regular feedback and communication to all levels of management

For more information on the 2013 Transplace Shipper Symposium or to view the sessions following the event, please visit


About Transplace
Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to SaaS transportation management system (TMS) and supply chain network planning and design to high-quality brokerage services, Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to customers. The company is recognized among the elite global 3PLs by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world. To learn more about how Transplace, please visit


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