Transplace Awarded Multiple Third Party Logistics Industry Honors

Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced it has recently received seven awards from highly respected supply chain publications and organizations. The third party logistics (3PL) provider received awards acknowledging its strength in helping customers achieve supply chain excellence. The publications and organizations recognizing Transplace included Inbound Logistics, Supply & Demand Chain Executive, SupplyChainBrain, Logistics Management, Food Logistics and eyefortransport.

Inbound Logistics ranked Transplace third on its annual “Top 10 3PL” list for exceptional outsourcing services along with its “Top 100 3PL Provider” listing. Transplace was also recognized among the best supply chain solutions and service providers in Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “Top 100” and Logistics Management acknowledged Transplace with its “Quest for Quality” award. Food Logistics  named Transplace on its “Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers” list for the company’s commitment to the food industry, and SupplyChainBrain selected Transplace as one of its “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” for providing solutions and services that significantly impacted a customer’s supply chain. Additionally, eyefortransport presented Transplace with the Best 3PL Customer Choice Awards.

“It is an honor for Transplace to be recognized as a leading logistics provider by our customers and such highly respected industry publications and organizations,” said Transplace President George Abernathy. “For many of these awards, our customers nominated and voted for us, which is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire company to provide innovative solutions and exceptional service that has resulted in valued results.”

Inbound Logistics’ “Top 10 3PL Provider’s” list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers the publication feels are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs. A total of 9,276 readers voted for this year’s Top 10 list, which aims to highlight the best logistics solutions providers that answer global supply chain and logistics challenges. Transplace appeared on the list for the 11th consecutive time, being ranked third – its highest ranking to-date.

The 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Top 100” are supply chain solution and service providers that are helping their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence. With this year’s list, the magazine looked to highlight ‘100 Great Supply Chain Projects’ that demonstrate the broad spectrum of opportunities for enabling excellence in the supply chain. Transplace was recognized for its collaborative efforts with Daltile to consolidate low- and high-density freight onto the same vehicle to reduce demand for transportation resources, thereby reducing costs.

SupplyChainBrain’s “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” recognizes vendors and service providers whose technology, logistics, transportation or consulting solutions have made a significant impact on its customers’ supply chain efficiency in recent years.

Every year, Food Logistics identifies the leading 3PLs to the food industry. These companies offer a broad range of services that allow companies to reduce costs, improve productivity and enhance customer service. The publication’s goal is to highlight a broad range of outsource services targeted at the food industry, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes that make up the food supply chain.

For nearly three decades, Logistics Management Quest for Quality has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as the most important measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence. To determine the best of the best, LM readers rate carriers, third party logistics (3PL) service providers, and now U.S. port operators strictly on the basis of service quality.

The eyefortransport 3PL Customer Choice Awards recognize those 3PLs that continuously deliver excellence in logistics operations and superior service to their customers. The nominees are shortlisted by a panel of industry experts, and the winners are then voted on and decided by North American 3PL customers. Transplace was voted the “Best 3PL for Fresh Food Supply Chains” and “Best 3PL for Sustainable Supply Chain” awards, and was runner-up in the “Best 3PL for Retail Supply Chains” category.


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 Transplace, please visit


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