Checklist For Creating A Capacity Capture Plan

November 11, 2021

For logistics leaders, continued supply chain volatility has increased the use of shorter-term contracts and reliance on the spot market to access freight capacity. According to FTR Transportation Intelligence, contract truckload rates are 10% higher year-over-year. Rates are expected to remain above that level for the remainder of 2021 — and likely beyond…. Read More

Transplace’s Fourth Quarter 2021 Logistics Market Update Report and Webinar

October 28, 2021

November 3 webinar features logistics trends and tips for transportation professionals to strengthen supply chain strategies DALLAS (October 28, 2021) – Transplace, the leading provider of advanced logistics technology and solutions, announces its Fourth Quarter 2021 Logistics Market Update Report and Webinar with guidance to support resiliency and strategic decision-making for supply chain leaders. Logistics and supply chain professionals are invited to a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, November 3 at 1 p.m. ET to access the full report. Attendees will hear about marketplace forecasts, … Read More

Transplace CEO Predicts ‘Rapid’ Logistics Consolidation

October 12, 2021

Evolving shipper needs, supply chain disruption, and the expanding use of technology will transform the third-party logistics industry not only over this decade but in the near future, Transplace CEO Frank McGuigan said Tuesday during an interview on the JOC Inland Distribution webcast…. Read More

Seven Tips to Handling LTL Freight Demand

October 6, 2021

As online shopping continues to soar, small packages are moving to less-than-truckload (LTL) freight and LTL continues to receive truckload (TL) spillover freight. The demand for LTL shipping is far exceeding capacity. Logistics and supply chain experts report the imbalance is higher than they’ve ever seen, causing shipment delays and rising LTL freight costs…. Read More

Transplace Shipper Symposium: Transformation And Innovation

September 29, 2021

When I spoke at the Food Shippers of America Conference in February 2020, I never imagined it would be the last time I would attend an in-person conference that year, and for eight more months after in 2021. The dry spell ended earlier this month when I attended and participated in Transplace’s 19th Annual Shipper Symposium…. Read More