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Brooks Bentz Joins Transplace as President of Consulting Services

March 4, 2015
By Business Wire News


Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced that Brooks Bentz has joined the organization as president of Transplace Consulting Services, thereby formally launching its North American consulting services practice. Bentz will report directly to Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson.

“We are pleased to have a recognized industry expert with the track record and talent of Brooks join the Transplace leadership team,” said Sanderson. “We have provided world class consulting services to customers in the past, and the addition of Brooks leverages these strengths, providing exceptional growth opportunity and enhanced credibility for our consulting practice. Combining his background and experience with the deep and proven logistics expertise of Transplace will deliver an industry-leading logistics consulting, analytics and market intelligence practice.”

Bentz brings more than four decades of experience in transportation and logistics, and has held a number of senior leadership positions. Prior to joining Transplace he spent 21 years with Andersen Consulting/Accenture, where he was a managing director in supply chain management, responsible for supply chain transportation. He also served as a vice president of intermodal for Burlington Northern Railroad, where he developed BN America, the company’s domestic container operation. He was president and CEO of Ameritrans Corporation, the 3PL subsidiary of IU International. He was also CEO of Trans-Star Trucking, a regional LTL/TL motor carrier. Prior to that he was general manager, intermodal, for Boston & Maine Railroad, and founder, as well as COO of BMX, B&M’s motor carrier subsidiary. He is an adjunct professor of supply chain in the graduate transportation program at the University of Denver and a member of the board of directors.

“I am delighted to join the Transplace team,” said Bentz. “The opportunity to build a market-leading consulting services practice by leveraging Transplace’s deep talents and legacy of exceptional customer value creation is professionally thrilling.”

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About Transplace

Transplace is a North American non-asset-based 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 consulting services, supply chain network planning and design, and transportation procurement. 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 that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.

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