Tag: TMS

An Inside Look at the Latest Trends and Issues Faced by Shippers At the 16th annual Shipper Symposium (May 8-10), we are proud to be hosting transportation experts and leading supply chain professionals to discuss topics that affect the shipment of goods across the globe. During the event, attendees will be able to network with…

The Transplace Think Tank has been striving to identify new ways to use corporate intelligence and put actionable data to work to support the decisions made for our customers each and every day. For example, when a number of storms hit in the fall of 2017, the Think Tank members created a dashboard that allowed…

Some of the best St. Patrick’s Day traditions include all green attire, shamrocks and a cold pint of beer. And as more than 120 million Americans participate in the celebration,[1] there is no doubt that the holiday has a significant impact on manufacturers, retailers and supply chains. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers will…

By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace As many of you may already know, we recently announced that Tom Sanderson has transitioned to the role of executive chairman and will serve on Transplace’s board of directors, and that I have moved into the role of CEO. I am honored and excited to have the opportunity…

It’s almost time to start the countdown and pop the champagne! As we head into the New Year, we wanted to look back at 2017 here on Logistically Speaking and showcase some standout moments. We’ve had some great success this year, and there are a number of blog posts that deserve a special end-of-year shout-out….

As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 approaches, now is the perfect time to reflect back on what we’ve accomplished within the last 12 months. This year has been filled with many proud successes for our company, and before we ring in the New Year, we wanted to take a look back at what…

By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace The transportation and logistics market has seen a heightened level of M&A activity in recent years – and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. According to a recent report, transportation and logistics M&A activity was robust in 2017; and in Q3 of this year, the sector…

Many companies have realized the importance of data management to enable strategic decision-making and the best possible standards of service. But data alone serves little purpose without the right actionable intelligence and analysis. If properly maintained, data can provide the pivotal information necessary to truly optimize the end-to end supply chain within a meaningful timeframe,…

Welcome back to our “TMS Talk” series, where we are discussing what the right transportation management technology can do for your organization. In part 5 of this series, we’ll discuss how a TMS can help you use meaningful data to empower your organization to tackle anything that may be on the transportation horizon. In order to…

By: Brian Ware, VP, Business Development, Canada As the second largest geographical country in the world and the 10th largest economy, Canadian supply chains face different operational challenges than those in the U.S. Recently, I was interviewed by Adrian Gonzalez on Talking Logistics and discussed some of the current trends in the Canadian transportation industry….