Transplace.com, the internet logistics business owned by Covenant Transport, J.B. Hunt, M.S. Carriers, Swift Transportation, U.S. Xpress and Werner, began operations earlier this month. Each of the founding carriers completely turned over their logistics businesses to the entity.
Transplace.com, based out of Dallas, offers a web-enabled platform to bring together shippers and carriers worldwide to collaborate on their transportation logistics planning and execution. It also provides carriers combined purchasing power for fuel, equipment, maintenance and repair parts, insurance, and many other services.