Transplace’s CPG Summit to Focus on the Changing World of OTIF and Other Shipping Transportation Requirements

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Aug 14, 2019 09:38 am

Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced the details of its annual Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Summit, being held at the 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas, August 21-22, 2019. Transplace’s CPG Summit is a meeting place for leading CPG businesses and Transplace leadership to share knowledge, network, collaborate and secure ideas for innovation opportunities. The event promises to provide unique insights, practical ideas, inspirational stories and collaborative solutions for all that attend. This year, Transplace is proud to announce that its speakers include Arthur Valdez, EVP, chief supply chain & logistics officer at Target and Scott Palagyi, senior director of logistics, North America supply chain at Reckitt Benckiser, among others.

As a leading provider of logistics management solutions and services to the CPG industry, Transplace helps companies successfully navigate the compounding challenges facing the industry and find opportunities to simplify and drive efficiencies in their supply chain. The CPG Summit brings together these leading industry shippers and supply chain executives to share ideas and best practices, discuss ever-changing retailer requirements and opportunities, and plan activities that drive value and success, all while maintaining the essential mission of achieving global supply chain excellence.

Transplace CEO Frank McGuigan said, “CPG companies today face formidable strategic and operational challenges. Providing a high, consistent level of service delivery to a growing number of customers and channels is imperative to drive growth. Many CPG companies are finding that the tried-and-true tactics for reliable margins and growth are no longer working. Indeed, logistical obstacles have taken a measurable toll on some CPG companies’ performance in terms of service levels, costs, and inventory. The CPG Summit will provide attendees invaluable opportunities to learn about how to navigate the day-to-day transportation challenges and learn ways to manage costs and outperform the competition.”

Featured topics that will be discussed at the event include:

  • Navigating the Future in an Omnichannel Environment
  • Freight Market Update
  • On Time and In Full (OTIF) and similar requirements
  • Driving Customer and Business Value
  • Enhancing Collaboration and Innovation in the Supply Chain
  • Artificial Intelligence: Decision Making in The Era of Big Data

To learn more about the event or Transplace’s logistics technology services, visit

About Transplace

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, Transplace’s 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. With deep expertise in key vertical markets, including consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, retail and chemicals, Transplace works to strategically design and manage customer networks in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. As North America’s largest transportation management provider, Transplace leverages its entire network to solve large-scale, complex supply chain problems for its customers. From small-to-medium businesses to global brands, Transplace delivers the optimal blend of actionable business intelligence and operational excellence you need to manage your supply chain with certainty. Learn more at

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