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Logistics Services Company Selects Industry Veteran to Lead Data
Science Team, Leverage Company Data to Enhance Supply Chain Technology
and Services

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#AIlt;/agt;–Transplace,
a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics
technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Matthew Harding
as the company’s senior vice president of data science. Harding will
lead Transplace’s Data Insights & Analytics team to derive useful and
actionable insights out of internal network data, as well as support
partnership and collaboration with companies with deep artificial
intelligence (AI) and machine learning expertise. This will drive
Transplace’s efforts to understand and utilize this information to
deliver ongoing customer and business value. Harding will report
directly to Transplace CTO Jim French.

“Matthew brings extensive experience in transportation and logistics and
deep expertise in utilizing market intelligence to deliver meaningful
results,” said Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace. “His leadership and
strategic approach to data science and making information actionable
will strengthen our position as a leading provider of logistics services
and technology to shippers.”

With more than 20 years of supply chain and transportation industry
experience, Matthew has held numerous leadership roles supporting
consulting, technology, data analytics and third party logistics (3PL)
services. Matthew comes to Transplace from Chainalytics, where he served
as vice president, freight market intelligence consortiums, and
developed transportation market intelligence products for shippers and
3PLs. Prior to Chainalytics, Matthew serviced as vice president of
consulting at Transplace, where he was responsible for driving new
consulting services, strategic carrier development and claims
activities. He has also held leadership positions at Manhattan
Associates,, Inc. and The Sabre Group.

Jim French stated, “Transplace continues to invest in our use of data
science to enable our customers to make more strategic decisions driven
by analytics. Bringing Matthew onboard supports that commitment,
allowing us to further extract meaningful insights from the 20 million
shipments and $8 billion worth of freight going through Transplace’s
system – all with the goal to help our customers increase efficiency,
reduce costs and improve service.”

“I am excited to rejoin Transplace and support the company’s commitment
to leveraging network data and market intelligence to deliver greater
value to its customers,” said Harding. “I look forward to helping
Transplace leverage the large amounts of shipper data available within
its network to improve supply chain predictability and performance.”

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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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