Archive for 2017

  • Business - Transportation
    Topping off 2017: The Top 5 Logistically Speaking Blog Posts of The Year

    Topping off 2017: The Top 5 Logistically Speaking Blog Posts of The Year

    - by Transplace

    It’s almost time to start the countdown and pop the champagne! As we head into the New Year, we wanted to look back at 2017 here on Logistically Speaking and showcase some standout moments. We’ve had some great success this year, and there are a number of blog posts that deserve a special end-of-year shout-out. Below, you’ll find a list of the five most popular posts in 2017 – take a look and let us know which was your favorite, and what you’d like to see more of here on the blog in 2018.

  • Miscellaneous
    This Year in Review: Our Favorite Moments of 2017!

    This Year in Review: Our Favorite Moments of 2017!

    - by Transplace

    As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 approaches, now is the perfect time to reflect back on what we’ve accomplished within the last 12 months. This year has been filled with many proud successes for our company, and before we ring in the New Year, we wanted to take a look back at what has made 2017 so special. Read on for some of the highlights and significant moments that happened at Transplace within the past year!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With a crisp breeze in the air and Christmas less than a week away, now is a great time to prepare your season’s greetings and plan to ring in the New Year. And our final TIP List of 2017 features some industry news that is sure to bring holiday cheer, including information about a logistics hiring surge and unexpected holiday sales increasing retail imports.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 10th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    December brings to mind the holidays, shopping and a sense of winding down before the New Year arrives. With this time of year also comes many predictions for what we can expect 2018 to bring. This week’s TIP List captures the merry forecasts in store for the industry such as 2018 retail predictions and the benefits of digital technology in the supply chain. Unwrap the full rundown below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Supply Chain 2017: Mergers and Acquisitions Are Here to Stay

    Supply Chain 2017: Mergers and Acquisitions Are Here to Stay

    - by Transplace

    The transportation and logistics market has seen a heightened level of M&A activity in recent years – and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. According to a recent report, transportation and logistics M&A activity was robust in 2017; and in Q3 of this year, the sector reported 71 transactions for $43.3 billion.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 3rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With the holidays right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start putting together your wish list. Likewise, we’ve compiled our list of the transportation and supply chain trends that you need to know this week. From supply chain predictions for the New Year to potential driver pay increases – check out the full TIP List below for a little industry holiday cheer!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 26th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday this past week, transportation and supply chain professionals certainly have a lot on their plates! And this week’s TIP List includes a generous portion of trends such as the affect e-commerce has on the secondary retail market and Cyber Monday sale predictions. Dig into all of the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past Saturday was the national observance of Veterans Day, and we’d like to take a moment and say thank you to all of the men and women of the armed forces for their service to our country!

    Our TIP List this week looks at ways to combat and prepare for the end-of-year holiday shipping challenges. From reefer capacity tightening in anticipation of Thanksgiving to the factors that are impacting this year’s holiday retail sales – check out the latest transportation news below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations

    Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations

    - by Transplace

    The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday season is often the start of increased capacity constraints and a precursor to the supply chain challenges that typically remain for the rest of the year. In the current market, there is already a lot of activity that is drawing from normal OTR capacity, and things have gotten tight throughout many direct-to-consumer (DTC) channels.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 5th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past Sunday, we turned back the clocks and gained an hour of both sunlight and sleep as daylight saving time ended. And that extra hour of sunlight provides the perfect opportunity to check out some timely industry news. From automation and artificial intelligence impacting the retail landscape to the benefits of blockchain in transportation – take a few minutes and check out the full TIP List below!

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