Transplace Announces Carrier of the Year Awards at 13th 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. The Carrier of the Year Awards recognize transportation service providers for strong, collaborative relationships, consistent high performance and exemplary on-time service. Recognizing 19 transportation service providers in the categories of truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), private fleet, dedicated and brokerage, Transplace made the announcement during its Carrier Symposium, held in conjunction with its 13th annual Shipper Symposium taking place this week in Dallas.

“Transplace’s Strategic Carrier Management Program is designed to uncover growth opportunities for our carriers and further strengthen those relationships, while supporting exceptional service for our customers,” said Ben Cubitt, senior vice president, engineering and consulting at Transplace. “With this year’s awards, we are pleased to recognize carriers that represent the top one percent of our carrier base across all lines of business for the exemplary work they’ve done over the past year.”

At the Shipper Symposium, Transplace presented the following awards to these carriers:

  • Truckload Carriers of the Year, A&M Transport, Inc., Con-way Truckload, Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc., Performance Team, Smith Transport Inc., Southern Freight Inc., Team Campbell Logistics Pacific, LLC., TRIWAYS, Inc., C.R. England, Inc., KLLM Transport Services, LLC. and Knight Refrigerated
  • Private Fleet Carrier of the Year Award, Poly Trucking, Inc.
  • Dedicated Fleet Carriers of the Year Award, Transco Lines, Inc., and Schneider
  • LTL Carriers of the Year Award, Old Dominion Freight Lines, Holland Freight and Tony’s Express
  • Brokerage Carrier of the Year Award, Triangle-J, Inc.

John Lower, director of strategic carrier management for Transplace, added, “Selection criteria for these awards are data-centric and based on companywide, quantitative data as well as survey feedback from the supported customer. Specific areas of emphasis in the selection process include on-time service, tender acceptance, claims, EPA SmartWay partnership and ease of doing business factors such as responsiveness, customer service, and the accuracy and timeliness of invoicing and status updates from the carrier via EDI.”

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About Transplace

Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based 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 network planning and design, transportation procurement and 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 that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.

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