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By: Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations, Transplace In the last several years, there has been a significant shift in consumer behavior, creating extensive growth in e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (sometimes called the “Amazon Effect”). This has led to an increased expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days, which can make…

By: Mollie Bailey, Vice President, International, Transplace & Linda Bravo, Director U.S. Customs Brokerage, Transplace While recent news headlines have been dominated by the ongoing trade discussions between the U.S. and China, a new ruling from arbitrators at the World Trade Organization (WTO) may have flown under the radar. This ruling is sparking a new conflict…

By Tracy Rosser, Executive Vice President of Operations, Transplace The modern business world has brought many new innovations, and the transportation industry has become a beneficiary to a number of these changes over the past few years. And while technology is one obvious aspect of industry evolution, it could be argued that the most impactful…

The international trade community often faces new challenges due to changes to various national and international regulations and laws, and the Mexican customs landscape is no different. Recent adjustments to the Official Mexican Standards (i.e. NOMs) have created implications for cross-border trade; additionally, ICC’s Incoterms rules, the world’s essential terms of trade for the sale of…

By: Matt Harding, Senior Vice President of Data Science, Transplace Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today’s ever-changing business world is a top priority for many companies. In order to grow in a rapidly evolving marketplace, organizations must possess the ability to use advanced algorithms and data analytics to generate the next…

In the effort to raise expectations within the logistics industry and provide an unprecedented level of service and value to our customers, we recently announced that we’ll be providing real-time visibility as a standard within our TMS solution, without any extra transactions or integration fees. In January 2020, we will begin rolling out the solution…

By: Karen Sage, CMO, Transplace One of the great things about an advisory board, one where you have encouraged the participants to be open and communicate freely, is that you can get the scoop on the real issues facing an industry. This was the case at our recent Transplace Carrier Advisory Board, held in conjunction…

Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Allen, Texas, which brought our carrier partners together for education, collaboration, and appreciation. This year’s event focused on the latest issues impacting the transportation industry, including capacity, ELDs, regulatory changes, and the driver shortage. In addition, attendees had an opportunity to share new insights and discuss…

By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at Labelmaster’s Dangerous Goods Symposium, a forum to share the latest in dangerous goods regulatory updates, innovation, training best practices and practical solutions to keep companies up-to-date on the latest hazmat shipping regulations. During my presentation, I discussed innovation and the role of…

By: Linda Bravo, Corporate Customs Broker, Transplace and Sergio Flores, Safety and Security Coordinator, Transplace In today’s ever-chaining business environment, organizations are faced with ongoing security challenges. It’s crucial for shippers to understand any potential risks to their supply chains and establish security plans—and one significant way to proactively protect their operations is by becoming a…