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Transplace focusing on hazmat shipping at Chemical Summit

Transplace, a provider of transportation management and logistics technology, recently revealed details of its annual Chemical Summit, which is set for Oct 9-10 at the The Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia PA.

The event is a forum for chemical companies and Transplace leadership to share knowledge and industry best practices, discuss the ever-changing chemical industry demands, and identify collaborative solutions for all attendees.

This year’s featured speaker is Greg Rhoads, senior advisor for the American Chemistry Council.

Transplace, which delivers comprehensive logistics solutions to help its chemical customers achieve greater control, visibility and savings in their supply chains, hosts the Chemical Summit annually to bring together leading supply chain executives to examine the latest trends and challenges impacting the chemical industry.

In addition to sharing expertise and best practices with colleagues, Transplace said insights from attendees will influence decision-making at the highest level of its company as part of ongoing efforts to deliver value and service to its customers.

“Powerful industry trends, including growing international competition, industry consolidation, changing regulatory compliance and heightened customer service expectations, continue to put pressure on chemical shippers,” said Frank McGuigan, CEO of Transplace. “At the Chemical Summit, we tackle these challenges head-on, bringing together industry leaders, giving attendees the opportunity to network with peers, and sharing strategies and best practices.”

Featured topics at the event include:

  • Chemical collaboration model
  • Freight market update 
  • International industry update
  • Requirements that regulate the chemical industry
  • Handling requirements associated with hazardous materials

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

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