THE SMARTER SUPPLY CHAIN OF THE FUTURE

Volatile. That’s perhaps the best word to describe today’s global marketplace. Like economies and financial markets, as supply chains have grown more global and interconnected, they’ve also increased their exposure to shocks and disruptions. Supply chain speed only exacerbates the problem. Even minor missteps and miscalculations can have major consequences as their impacts spread like viruses throughout complex supply chain networks.

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Transplace

Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain network planning and design, transportation procurement and consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.

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Revolutionizing Logistics and Transportation through Blockchain

whitePaper | January 17, 2020

With the sheer pace of globalization and the rise of e-commerce and other factors contributing to the cause, the global economy has become more integrated and interconnected. However, one critical aspect which has facilitated in the burgeoning rise of the integration of the world economy is the globalization of the logistics that links trade and commerce. A simple principle of trust among the various stakeholders has been the binding thread in the incredibly complex supply chain.

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Blockchain based awareness and potential use in the international supply chain for Australia

whitePaper | March 20, 2020

The Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia Ltd (CBFCA”) is Australia’s leading peak national association that represents members interests in international trade logistics and supply chain management service provision. We are committed to be a leading industry voice for Licenced Customs Brokers (LCB), International Freight Forwarders (IFF) and other associated groups concerned with international trade, representing and supporting our members in a difficult regulatory environment.

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How to Save Shipments & Money with IoT In-Transit Visibility

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

When expensive goods or materials go missing, it can cost your company a huge amount of money. There’s the cost of the goods themselves plus the cost of replacing them, the cost of delayed delivery, idled labor and more. The knock-on impact can be massive. Knowing where your shipments are and when they are going to reach their destination is critical information for logistics managers. In-transit shipment visibility gives organizations the ability to respond to supply chain disruption and reduce risks.

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Technology, Data and New Models for Sustainably Managing Ocean Resources

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

We are in the middle of an explosion in new data on the ocean, creating enormous potential for advances in our understanding and stewardship of ocean resources. An exponential increase in the number and variety of ocean observing systems and other new data sources has created the prospect of a digital ocean ecosystem. Advances in processing techniques and visualisation are rapidly expanding our ability to extract information from those data, and are enabling a wide array of tools to provide real-time information in actionable form to decision-makers, such as policymakers, resource managers, resource users, consumers and citizens.

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The Future of RFPs: The Key to Unlocking Greater Efficiency and Profitability

whitePaper | April 19, 2021

For decades, request for proposal (RFP) processes have served as the cornerstone for freight procurement. Shippers have historically gravitated toward contract freight for its reliability and pricing consistency, but due to the recent onslaught of digital freight partners that promise shorter-term contracts and real-time pricing, many industry constituents wonder whether or when RFPs will evolve. In an effort to dig beneath the surface of RFPs’ stronghold on the industry, Trimble and FreightWaves partnered to survey shippers, carriers and brokerages and identify the relational friction points that often hinge around the challenges presented by the RFP process.

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Improving the Last Mile With Secure, Unattended Asset-Transfer Solutions

whitePaper | April 6, 2020

With final-mile deliveries on the rise, it’s more critical than ever to efficiently and securely transfer assets between business partners. Despite improvements in route planning, dock scheduling, and transportation-management systems, the biggest problem remains — sometimes there’s simply no one available to receive the delivery.

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Spotlight

Transplace

Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain network planning and design, transportation procurement and consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.

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