Third Party Logistics Provider is Recognized by Notable Supply Chain Publications for Outstanding Customer Service

September 13, 2011 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services (TMS) and logistics technology, today announced it has received five awards from highly respected supply chain publications. The third party logistics (3PL) provider received awards acknowledging its strength in helping customers achieve supply chain excellence. Publications recognizing Transplace included Inbound Logistics, Logistics Management, Supply & Demand Chain Executive, Food Logistics and Dallas Business Journal.

Logistics Management acknowledged Transplace with its “Quest for Quality” award, which determines the best 3PL companies on the basis of service quality. Transplace was also selected from more than 200 companies submitted among the best supply chain solutions and service providers in Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s “Top 100.” The award highlighted transformative supply chain projects that have had a significant impact on companies going through the implementations.  Food Logistics  named Transplace on its “Top 85 3PLs” list – which Transplace won for its commitment to the food industry and helping food companies optimize operations and gain a competitive advantage. Transplace was ranked fourth for the second consecutive year by Inbound Logistics in its “Top 10 3PL” list for exceptional outsourcing services. Additionally, Transplace was ranked in the top five on Dallas Business Journal’s 3PL list for its excellence in meeting customer needs.

“It is a privilege for Transplace to be recognized by our customers and ranked among many highly respected and successful companies. It is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of our leadership team that has resulted in great success for our customers,” said Transplace President of Logistics George Abernathy. “Transplace remains committed to enhancing the customer experience and providing innovative solutions to streamline operations.”

Inbound Logistics' “Top 10 3PL Provider's” list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers the publication feels are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs. More than 300 companies competed for a spot on Inbound Logistics’ annual “Top 10 3PL Provider’s” list, which aims to highlight the best logistics solutions providers that answer global supply chain and logistics challenges. Transplace ranked fourth on the list for the second consecutive year.

The 2011 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 include supply chain solution and service providers that are assisting their customers and clients to achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for the post-recessionary return to growth. For this year's "Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100" feature, the magazine looked to highlight supply chain transformation projects. Transplace was recognized for its supply chain network expansion project with Intertape Polymer Group.

Every year, Food Logistics identifies the leading 3PLs to the food industry. These companies offer a broad range of services that allow companies to reduce costs, improve productivity and enhance customer service. The publication’s goal is to highlight a broad range of outsource services targeted at the food industry, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes that make up the food supply chain.

About Transplace
Transplace is a non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to intelligent transportation management systems (TMS) and supply chain network planning and design to high-quality brokerage services, Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to customers. The company is recognized among the elite global 3PLs by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.

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