Tag: procurement

At the recent FreightWaves Live event in Chicago, Transplace CEO Frank McGuigan sat down with George Abernathy, President of FreightWaves. During the conversation, they discussed some of the innovations currently happening at Transplace surrounding our best-in-class technology, brilliant people and continuous improvement processes. Frank shared how Transplace is applying these advancements in 2020 and beyond…

It’s Manufacturing Day! This yearly celebration of modern manufacturing occurs on the first Friday of October, and strives to address common misperceptions about the industry and give manufacturers a day to showcase what they do and examine some of the most important aspects of their world. In honor of this day, we wanted to share…

By: Chuck Papa, Senior Vice President of Transportation Management, Transplace *Article originally appeared in Inbound Logistics. When it comes to managing transportation operations, shippers are often at a crossroads. They may find themselves asking the questions: Should I implement a transportation management system (TMS) in-house or via software-as-a-service (SaaS)? Should I outsource everything to a…

By: Linda Bravo, Corporate Customs Broker, International, Transplace There have been many recent headlines surrounding international trade and the potential impact of a number of tariffs being put into place by the U.S., most notably the tariffs on steel and aluminum last month. These tariffs affect all shippers who may be importing or exporting from…

By: Tom Sanderson CEO, Transplace and Frank McGuigan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Transplace Yesterday, Transplace announced that we have selected TPG Capital as our new equity partner. We are thrilled to join with TPG, and this partnership presents significant opportunity for the company and all of our customers. TPG is our third private equity partner in…

Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends By: Ben Cubitt, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Strategic Carrier Management, Transplace & Ratna Prabhu, Engineering Lead, Transplace Bid optimization and procurement are truly foundational for companies to achieve supply chain excellence and drive value. Procurement process and bid activities have a significant impact on…