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

Transplace Introduces On Time Delivery Benchmarking Report for Shippers

January 29, 2019

Logistics Services Provider Formally Launches Weekly On Time, In Full (OTIF) Performance Report to Help Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Suppliers Improve Compliance, Processes and Efficiency January 29, 2019 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced the formal release of its Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report to help shippers meet the delivery requirements set by major retailers. The report, which currently includes data gathered from 28 suppliers of major retailers, identifies delivery … Read More