Tom Sanderson, chief executive officer of Transplace, runs down the various new regulations and pieces of legislation that could have a deep impact on shippers and the nation's transportation system. [Run Time (Min.): 11:19]
How has cross-border transportation evolved over the last few years? And what is the potential for intermodal in Mexico? We get some answers from Ben Enriquez, country director with Transplace Mexico, and Danny Beers, Mexico intermodal project leader with Transplace. [Run Time (Min.): 8:53]
Transportation capacity is tightening up, and carriers can afford to be pickier about which shippers they favor. Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of engineering and consulting with Transplace, offers some tips on how to be that preferred customer. [Run Time (Min.): 12:48]
The terms "3PL" and "broker" are often used interchangeably, but they mean quite different things. George Abernathy, president and chief commercial officer of Transplace, explains the distinction, and offers advice on which entity to employ in various situations. [Run Time...
Observing its 20th birthday, NAFTA continues to play a key role in developing trade between the U.S. and Mexico. Troy Ryley, managing director of Mexico with Transplace, outlines the issues that shippers doing business in Mexico face today. [Run Time (Min.): 10:25]
Huhtamaki, Inc., a producer of consumer-goods and food-service packaging, was looking to expand its international activities. Scott Stuckenschneider, vice president of North American supply chain, is joined by Sheila Hewitt, vice president international with Transplace, to discuss how the company...
A discussion about the talent gap in supply chain management -- and what 3PL Transplace is doing about it -- with Adrianne Court, chief human resources officer, and Blake Whicker, a graduate of the company's New Grad Professional Development Program. [Run Time (Min.): 13:27]
Trevor Schick, senior vice president for the global supply chain enterprise group at Hewlett-Packard, explains the importance and challenges involved in eliminating 'conflict minerals' from the supply chain and Hewlett-Packard's commitment to this goal. [Run Time (Min.): 12:47]
The Highway Trust Fund will soon run out of money. Passing a new highway bill is critical not only to the trucking industry, but to every shipper that relies on truck transportation and to America's ability to compete globally, says Randy Mullett, vice president of government relations and public...
JDA Software recently formed a new Global 3PL Business Unit to focus on sales and product development for this market. Unit leader Peter van Merode discusses the strategy behind this move and shares views on the global 3PL market. [Run Time (Min.): 8:30]
Supply chain performance has a big impact on customers' perception of a company and its brand, says Bill Tomasi of IBS. He suggests that companies need to more actively incorporate SCM into their brand protection strategies. [Run Time (Min.): 7:22]
Rich Sherman says the Internet of Things will combine with Web 3.0 technology to create what he calls "Smart Supply Network 3.0." Sherman shares his vision of how this evolution will change the supply chain for the better. [Run Time (Min.): 13:14]
XPO Logistics has grown dramatically, both organically and through strategic acquisitions, most recently of Pacer and NLM. CEO Brad Jacobs talks about the integration of those companies and XPO's growth strategies. [Run Time (Min.): 8:58]
The rise of e-commerce means that companies must re-think where and how they construct distribution facilities, says Bob Silverman of Jones Lang LaSalle. Silverman also explains how other market trends impact facility planning. [Run Time (Min.): 11:10]
Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Logistics, talks about Echo's rapid growth and shares insights on growth strategies that transcend changing economic conditions. [Run Time (Min.): 12:27]