Transplace And LLamasoft Partner To Provide Enhanced Services
By Pritha Dey
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced a partnership with LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design solutions, that will integrate Transplace truckload benchmarking data into LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru® software. The partnership will enable the transportation industry leaders to better provide customers with real-time shipping data and powerful supply chain design technology in order to optimize their transportation network and achieve cost savings.
“LLamasoft is a recognized industry leader and we greatly respect the tools and innovation that they bring to the marketplace,” commented Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of engineering and consulting at Transplace. “Integrating Transplace’s truckload benchmarking data into the LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru software makes it even more powerful and valuable to our shared and individual customers. We are very excited about what the partnership brings to our customers.”
Via the partnership, Transplace will provide LLamasoft with benchmarking data and services based on the company’s strong capabilities in that area and its broad access to inbound and outbound rates. LLamasoft will provide Transplace with access to its industry-leading network optimization software. Customers will benefit from this dynamic combination of data and technology by having access to greater visibility of current market rates and develop effective strategies for improving procurement activities.
“Transplace has developed impressive benchmarking capabilities,” said Don Hicks, LLamasoft founder and CEO. “Good, reliable market rates are critical inputs to our software, and we look forward to providing customers with the significant benefit that Transplace outbound and inbound rate data will offer.”