Posts tagged with ‘capacity’

  • 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!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 13th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    On Monday, people all around the U.S. will witness a very rare sight – a total solar eclipse. And just like that captivating event, this week’s TIP List includes the brightest transportation trends that we’re seeing in the industry. From the start of NAFTA negotiations to some timeless supply chain truths — grab your glasses and view all of the articles in our latest TIP List!

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation Trends and Industry Insights

    Transportation Trends and Industry Insights

    - by Transplace

    Shipper Symposium may be over, but one of the sessions we’re still thinking about was the interactive discussion among Tom Sanderson, Transplace CEO, Annette Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting and Thomas Albrecht, President of Sea and Sword Transport. These three transportation industry experts engaged with the audience and each other while sharing real-time data and explaining how the transportation world is shifting and what that means for today’s businesses and their go-to-market strategy.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 25th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    As you’re looking forward to the hot dogs, hamburgers and potato chips that will be at your upcoming Fourth of July celebration, we wanted to serve up some sizzling trends currently impacting the transportation industry. This week’s TIP List includes stories about the landscape of the MTS market and key areas of concern for keeping ELD technology secure—see what’s cooking in this week’s TIP LIST!

  • Business - Transportation
    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar: Ocean Carrier Alliances - What You Need to Know

    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar: Ocean Carrier Alliances – What You Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    What used to be four primary ocean carrier alliances has now transformed into three different ocean carrier alliances, which kicked off services on April 1. The new alliances represent 77% of global container capacity and 96% of all East-West trades’ container capacity. While the changing atmosphere of new ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t something new, thanks to a tumultuous last few years – these ocean carriers reshuffled partnerships in hopes of achieving better financial performance.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 23rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    As this past weekend marked the observance of Earth Day, it’s only natural that we’ve been thinking about the landscape of the supply chain industry. This week’s TIP List highlights stories such as the impact of blockchain transactions on supply chains and reactions to Toyota’s release of a hydrogen fuel cell truck prototype. Get a read on the industry climate with the week’s TIP list!

  • Business - Transportation
    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

    - by Transplace

    By: Ben Cubitt, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Strategic Carrier Management, Transplace & Ratna Prabhu, Engineering Lead, Transplace

    Bid optimization and procurement are truly foundational for companies to achieve supply chain excellence and drive value. Procurement process and bid activities have a significant impact on shippers and carriers, making it critical for companies to establish good sourcing practices.

    In our most recent Shippers Symposium Series webinar, Ben Cubitt and Ratna Prabhu analyzed last year’s bidding market and shared some best practices for successful bidding in 2017. Below are a few of the highlights.

  • Business - Transportation
    Going Beyond Brokerage: How North American Capacity Solutions Can Go to Work for You

    Going Beyond Brokerage: How North American Capacity Solutions Can Go to Work for You

    - by Transplace

    By: Matthew Menner, SVP, Strategic Account Management and Brian Kenney, SVP, Truck Brokerage, Capacity Solutions

    With 2017 now in full swing, many companies are evaluating their current logistics strategies and looking to make structural improvements in the new year and beyond. In order to see the best return, some shippers immediately look to making significant changes such as implementing new technology solutions or redesigning their distribution network. But is your organization thinking more strategically about its capacity strategies?

  • Business - Transportation
    Supply Chain 2017: Important Transportation Trends and Challenges

    Supply Chain 2017: Important Transportation Trends and Challenges

    - by Transplace

    By: Frank McGuigan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Transplace

    There’s never a dull moment in the supply chain. That statement seems especially true thus far in 2017. We’re just over a month into the new year and there is already a myriad of questions about the market, the business landscape and how companies will be affected going forward. With issues such as changes to global trade deals, regulations and fluctuating capacity, we are quite certain that there will be an impact on the supply chain in 2017, and beyond, making it is vital for shippers, carriers and logistics service providers to keep a pulse on what’s going on in the industry.

  • Business - Transportation
    From Field to Fork: The Future of the Cold Chain

    From Field to Fork: The Future of the Cold Chain

    - by Transplace

    By: Jay Moss, President, Specialized Services, Transplace

    With winter temperatures fully upon us, it’s a great time to take a look at all of the latest cold chain industry trends. Recently, this sector has seen some shifts with the ongoing implementation of new regulations and continuing advances in technology. Below are a few choice trends, challenges and changes within the cold chain sector that are having a prevalent impact on the outlook of the industry.

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