Archive for 2018

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 16th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 16th, 2018 Christmas is less than a week away – and this wonderful time…

  • Miscellaneous

    Transplace’s Year in Review: Memorable Moments from 2018!

    - by Transplace

    It’s that time of year again! As 2018 comes to a close and 2019 approaches, now is the perfect opportunity to take a look back at all we have accomplished within the last 12 months. This year has been filled with many exciting moments, and before we ring in the New Year, we wanted to highlight some of the milestones that made 2018 so incredible.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 9th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This chilly holiday season also brings with it a sense of winding down before the start of the New Year – and, it’s also the perfect season for making predictions for 2019 and beyond. This week’s TIP List captures transportation’s future forecast, including the potential impact of international tariffs on trucking and what’s in store for blockchain technology. Jump in to the stories below for the full outlook!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 2nd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    With Hanukkah starting this week and Christmas and Kwanzaa a few weeks away, we hope you are well underway on your holiday wish list. We’ve also been making a list and checking it twice – of the biggest trending transportation topics that you need to know, from the signing of the USMCA to the impact of the holiday retail shopping season on trucking. Read on for a little industry holiday cheer!

  • Industry News

    Food Safety Compliance & Inspections: What Shippers Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    The Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food (STHAF) Rules have been out for some time now, published under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act on February 5, 2014, with the final rule taking effect beginning April 6, 2017. These rules established criteria that apply in determining whether food is to be deemed adulterated because it has been transported or offered for transport by a shipper, carrier by motor or rail vehicle, or receiver engaged in the transportation of food under conditions that are not in compliance with the sanitary food transportation regulations.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    With Thanksgiving and Black Friday last week and Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday this week, it’s clear that the winter holidays are off to a great start! And our TIP List this week highlights a surplus of supply chain and transportation trends to keep your spirits bright. Below, you can unwrap all the featured stories – including the numbers from the Thanksgiving retail surge and the current state of logistics outsourcing.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transplace Cares: Giving Tuesday & Kiss a Pig 2019

    Transplace Cares: Giving Tuesday & Kiss a Pig 2019

    - by Transplace

    Today is Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of giving celebrated each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving in the United States. This special day kicks off the holiday giving season, and provides an opportunity for all of us to find a cause that is important to us and get involved using our time and our resources.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    While every family has its own traditions, we can all agree that there is a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Our TIP List this week highlights some of the latest supply chain trends to gobble up, including the impact of “Turkey Day” on the reefer and van markets and the most recent consumer spending numbers. Read on for a heaping serving of this week’s industry news!

  • Business - Transportation
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    The Retail Rush: The Impact of Black Friday & Cyber Monday on Shippers

    - by Transplace

    When the weather cools down, the retail industry heats up. There is a supply chain flurry that happens well in advance of Thanksgiving, as the natural business cycle of the holiday shipping season causes over-the-road (OTR) capacity to tighten. Additionally, the recent substantial growth of e-retailing and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (oftentimes cited as the “Amazon Effect”), has created an expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days.

  • Business - Transportation
    The Foxhole Mentality: Finding the Right Rates in a Tight Capacity Climate

    The Foxhole Mentality: Finding the Right Rates in a Tight Capacity Climate

    - by Transplace

    It’s no secret that the industry has recently been dealing with a capacity shortage – and January 2018 was particularly difficult due to winter weather events and an intensely constrained market. When capacity is tight, it impacts service and creates additional costs for shippers all across North America. As a result, Transplace focused on analyzing results and processes to steer our teams to an enhanced process.

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