Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Ben Cubitt to lead the Transplace Consulting team into its next phase of growth. Mr. Cubitt joins the company as its senior vice president, consulting & strategic services.
"Ben combines strategic thought with real world executable solutions that deliver beyond academic theory. His experience will put the consulting engine into gear, allowing Transplace to move opportunities forward for our customers,” said Transplace Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer George Abernathy. “With Ben Cubitt on board, Transplace customers will experience a renewed sense of strategic purpose and a clear vision in our consulting and engineering teams. Ben has deep experience in the field building transportation consulting capabilities to service a number of challenges our customers face in their supply chain.”
With more than 20 years in supply chain and logistics, Ben Cubitt has a deep familiarity in the field working for consulting firms and a number of Fortune 500 companies, mainly in the in the consumer products, paper and automotive industries. His experiences have focused on supply chain management strategy, transportation management and distribution optimization. Prior to Transplace, Mr. Cubitt was vice president, supply chain for RockTenn. He was also a director in strategy services with Adjoined Consulting and a senior principal with Tompkins Associates, where he was responsible for the Transportation Consulting Practice. In these roles, Mr. Cubitt helped Fortune 1000 companies and leading transportation industry 3PLs to optimize their supply chain and transportation operations.
“I have long been a proponent of Transplace and have admired the work the company does for its customers. It is known that Transplace puts a lot of stock in the people they hire, and I’m proud to work among the best in the industry,” said Mr. Cubitt. “My past experience and the practical knowledge I’ve gained along the way have brought me to this point. I look forward to raising the bar for the Transplace Consulting group, and our customers will see a difference in the execution of our services.”
Transplace is a non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) provider offering manufacturers and retailers the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. From complete logistics management outsourcing to intelligent transportation management systems (TMS) and supply chain network planning and design to high-quality brokerage services, Transplace has proven the ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to customers. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs in North America by a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.
September 26 – 29, 2010, Transplace management, including George Abernathy and Ben Cubitt, will host several sessions at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference in San Diego. Visit the Calendar of Events for more information about Transplace’s involvement in conferences and events.