Supply Chain Experts Share Leadership, Near-Sourcing and Sustainability Best Practices, Discuss Co-Loading with Customers and TransMATCH program

October 9, 2013 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced that several company leaders will speak at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2013 Annual Global Conference, October 20-23 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The company will also showcase co-loading expertise through its TransMATCH program during the CSCMP Supply Chain Exchange exhibition.

Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson joins a panel with Robert Bianco, president, Menlo Worldwide Logistics and  Marvin Schlanger, CEO, CEVA Logistics for “Our Future Leaders” to discuss the latest thinking and innovations in the areas of leadership and career development. Moderated by Hudson Logistics President Thomas Escott, this session will help attendees gain new perspectives on steps they can take to best further their own careers and develop into outstanding leaders that companies will want and need. The session takes place on Wednesday, October 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Four Seasons Ballroom.

Jose Minarro, Transplace Mexico’s managing director, will join John E. Isbell, senior associate, Cambridge Systematics, Inc. and Sharon M. Perry, vice president, logistics, Carhartt, Inc. for “Right Sourcing—The Benefits of Locating Production Closer to Home.” Attendees will learn about the pros and cons of sourcing from Mexico and explore the decision making behind viable source location selection. The session takes place on Tuesday, October 22 from 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in room #207.

Transplace Senior Vice President of Engineering and Consulting Ben Cubitt will discuss “SmartWay Transport Partnership: Driving Data Integrity in Transportation Supply Chains.” Cubitt joins the panel with Stelios Chrysandreas, transportation optimization manager, Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Ashton Shaw, senior lean coordinator and sustainability engineer, Menlo Worldwide Logistics; and Patricia A. Klavon, ‎environmental protection specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The panel of SmartWay registered partners will share best practices in freight transportation-related data collection, management, and quality assurance procedures to help drive greater efficiency throughout the supply chain network. The session takes place on Tuesday, October 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Four Seasons Ballroom 2-3.

In addition to the presentations, Transplace will exhibit at CSCMP’s Supply Chain Exchange. Representatives will be on hand to share information about the company’s services, including its award-winning TransMATCH co-load program. In 2012, Transplace was awarded the CSCMP Innovation Award along with Daltile, Convermex, Whirlpool Corporation and Werner Co for their collaborative efforts to consolidate low- and high-density freight onto the same vehicle to reduce demand for transportation resources, thereby reducing costs.

CSCMP's Annual Global Conference is the largest of its kind for the supply chain management profession, and will put an intense focus on innovative solutions that attendees can take back to their companies and use. The event will host more than 3,000 practitioners, educators and thought leaders from around the world. More than 100 educational sessions are planned.

To learn more about Transplace’s transportation management services and logistics technology or TransMATCH, please visit the company’s booth (#212) on display in CSCMP’s 2013 Supply Chain Exchange.

About Transplace
Transplace is a non-asset, North America-based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to SaaS transportation management system (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. To learn more about Transplace, please visit

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