Transplace Named Fifth Best Private Company for Leaders by Chief Executive Magazine
Dallas Logistics Provider Recognized as a Top Private Company for Leaders for its Investment in Talent, Leadership Development Program
January 23, 2013 (Dallas, TX) – Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced that it was ranked fifth on Chief Executive magazine’s 2013 “Best Private Company for Leaders” list. The annual ranking of the best companies for leaders is based on a survey of over 1,000 leading organizations worldwide to benchmark best practices in leadership development and succession planning and was featured in the January/February 2013 issue of Chief Executive magazine.
Companies were evaluated on five criteria: Having a formal leadership process in place; the commitment level of the CEO to the leadership development program; the depth of the leadership funnel as measure by the percentage of senior management positions filled by internal candidates; the number of other companies that report recruiting from the company being evaluated, and; a shareholder value performance metrics based on 10-year growth or decline in market capitalization.
“Transplace is committed to acquiring and fostering exceptional talent in order to provide the highest quality services and expertise to our customers, and it is an honor to be recognized as a top company for developing and championing leaders and innovators,” said Adrianne Court, chief human resources officer for Transplace. “We strive to be an organization that doesn’t just recognize someone’s strengths, but uses them in a way that makes both the individual and the organization stronger and achieve long-term success. This attitude and commitment is reflected from the executive level down to each employee we decide to make a part of the Transplace team.”
As part of its dedication to making continuous professional development and the pursuit of excellence part of its corporate culture, Transplace has implemented several programs to promote leadership principles throughout the organization. Through events such as its annual Leadership Summit and monthly leadership forums, Transplace management address timely and pertinent topics in order to further develop and empower employees and commitment to excellence part of the corporate culture. Professional development and performance management is supported through a committed and measured review process based on company’s core values and leadership principles that provides every employee with feedback and insight from different levels throughout the organization.
Transplace’s commitment to continued growth by acquiring and developing exceptional talent was enhanced in 2012 by the introduction of the company’s New Grad Professional Development Program, which focuses on attracting outstanding prospects in relevant fields of study, including business, logistics, transportation, industrial engineering and supply chain, from leading universities. Individuals accepted into the program are positioned for personal and professional development in order to grow into leadership roles at the company and become industry innovators and thought leaders.
Transplace is a North American non-asset based logistics services provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by supply chain strategy consulting services. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base ranging from mid-market shippers to Fortune 500 companies.
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