Tag: technology

Capacity Trends and Tips for International Roadcheck and Beyond 2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. The truckload (TL) market was extremely tight due to limited capacity—and as a result, many shippers looked to alternative modes of transportation to move their freight and went to extra lengths to increase efficiency and reduce costs….

Our 17th annual Shipper Symposium in Dallas, Texas wrapped up today — and from the insightful keynote speakers and breakout presenters to the activities and attendees, we’re positive that this year’s event has been one of the best yet. During the three days, industry leaders, executives, partners, sponsors and shippers had the opportunity to discuss…

Mark your calendars! At the 17th annual Shipper Symposium (May 6-8), we are proud to be hosting transportation experts and leading supply chain professionals from a variety of industries to discuss topics geared toward helping you operate your supply chain more efficiently. This year, we’re presenting a wide range of unique breakout sessions that will…

**The following is an update to the Logistics Alert blog originally posted on April 3, 2019. As stated to the press yesterday, President Trump will not be closing the U.S-Mexico border. According to Time, “Trump told reporters Thursday he would try the ‘less drastic measure’ before resorting to his standing border-closure threat.” However, border control…

Yesterday, we announced that we are breaking ground on a new operations center in Rogers, Arkansas. The goal of the newest Center of Excellence (COE) is twofold: to support our growing investment in technology and to accommodate our plan as an organization to add hundreds of new employees over the next several years. This will continue…

By: Steve Barber, Vice President, IT Customer Solutions, Transplace There is no doubt that the technology landscape has evolved from what it was 10 or even five years ago – and the continued emergence of new innovations such as real-time visibility solutions, machine learning, blockchain and artificial intelligence has also impacted the managed transportation space….

By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace The past year was challenging to say the least. The confluence of a high performing economy with finite trucking capacity that had already been impacted by regulatory changes, a driver shortage and severe weather events, resulted in capacity constraints and, ultimately, exorbitant freight costs. These challenges caused a…

By: Mark McEntire, Senior Vice President of Operations, Transplace Within the last few years, the rise of omni-channel fulfillment has dramatically impacted the retail industry and its vast supply chain networks. This next-gen inventory strategy has put pressure on businesses to meet growing consumer demands by having products where and when they want them. To…

It’s that time of year again! As 2018 comes to a close and 2019 approaches, now is the perfect opportunity to take a look back at all we have accomplished within the last 12 months. This year has been filled with many exciting moments, and before we ring in the New Year, we wanted to…

By Daniel Sbanotto, Director, Legal & Risk, Transplace The Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food (STHAF) Rules have been out for some time now, published under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act on February 5, 2014, with the final rule taking effect beginning April 6, 2017. These rules established criteria that apply in determining…