Tag: shippers

By: Frank McGuigan, CEO 2021 will be remembered as a transformational year—especially for logistics and supply chain professionals. Despite never-before-seen capacity challenges and bottlenecks in ports around the world, the industry persevered. We are grateful to our teams, customers, and partners for a year filled with advancements and growth. Below is just a small sample…

By: Ben Cubitt, SVP of Consulting & Network Services Over the past five years, shippers—especially consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies—have added dedicated fleets to their transportation networks to gain greater control over some volume of their freight spend. Dedicated fleets help shippers minimize reliance on the spot market with associated higher costs, as well as…

Staying on the leading edge of technology requires time and capital investments, along with innovation and a corporate culture that values iteration. The FreightWaves staff interviewed our Chief Technology Officer, Jim French, to get an inside view on high impact trends in logistics tech. He says Transplace has been increasing technology investments 25 percent each…

Mitigate Logistics Disruptions Due to COVID-19 By actively monitoring unforeseen events like global pandemics and natural disasters in real-time, Transplace uses our advanced technology to report on supply chain vulnerabilities and disruptions in shipments, allowing shippers to make decisions quickly and efficiently. To further support shipper’s efforts to mitigate logistics disruptions, we recently developed a…

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020 By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace As businesses begin to reopen amid COVID-19, we are seeing new demand patterns related to business reopen plans, seasonality in business verticals, and other COVID-19 related impacts. To bring visibility to where the market demand pattern is not following historical patterns, we…

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020 By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace We continue see the COVID-19 crisis impacting business processes, consumer habits, and the worldwide economy resulting in continued disruption on most of the global supply chain. Below, you will find our most recent market update that communicates our insight into what…

By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace Let me begin by saying that we are thinking of those who are directly impacted by this pandemic and remain committed to supporting our customers, employees, carriers, and partners. We are in this together and I have been proud to see how we have been able to support those around…

By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace We are pleased to provide another transportation market update for you this week. The major theme in our commentary today is a continuation of dramatic disruptions that continue to wreak havoc on most of the global supply chain. While a few indices are settling down, i.e., dry van spot rates…

By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace Last week, we provided an update on what we are seeing, best practices that you can incorporate in your business in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and information on how Transplace can help you navigate one of the most unique challenges of our lifetime. We are pleased to…

By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace At Transplace, we strive to prioritize the needs of our customers, our community, and our team members. With global attention of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, each day brings more unknowns and challenges for everyone. Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on…