Featured Corporate Member:
What is your company all about?
Transplace is the leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, helping manufacturers, retailers and distributors optimize supply chain operations and increase financial performance. Offering a complete suite of transportation management, strategic capacity, and cross-border & global trade services, our customizable logistics solutions and best-in-class technology gives businesses greater control of their transportation operations and enhanced visibility of shipments and overall supply chain performance.
What makes your company different than other companies in your industry?
We have broad and deep expertise in key vertical markets, including consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, retail and chemicals. Our established relationships allow us to leverage economies of scale and provide greater supply chain visibility.
We are relentless in our pursuit to execute our customers' logistics networks with precision to ensure timely delivery and speed to market, helping them outperform their competitors.
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND INNOVATIONS
We are never satisfied. Leveraging deep functional expertise across the organization, we focus on continual improvement and strive to innovate our best-in-class technology and logistics processes to outperform the market and deliver certainty and peace of mind for our customers.
What was your company's most recent greatest accomplishment?
Transplace was recently named as BASF's Supplier of the Year for North America. We were selected from among the company's 12,000 North American suppliers for our efforts in seamlessly converting the company to our proprietary transportation management system (TMS), increasing supply chain visibility, improving on-time performance and achieving cost savings.
What is the biggest challenge you face in your industry?
The shipping community faces significant challenges with evolving consumer buying patterns, more stringent service standards, a greater need for visibility and velocity in their networks, as well as significant inflation in most modes of transportation -all in a rising fuel market. We believe that the next generation of network management is upon us, and that shippers need objective, transparent partners that bring the industries best technology and expertise to both partner and lead them through these changing times.
Why is your company a CSCMP Corporate Member?
We value the networking and knowledge sharing that CSCMP provides to our employees and our customers.