Posts tagged with ‘fleets’

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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.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, we will flip the calendar from February to March – and the anticipation of upcoming events such as Daylight Saving time, St. Patrick’s Day and the start of spring provides plenty to look forward to. Similarly, this week’s TIP List includes a plethora of optimistic trends impacting the future of transportation. From truckload capacity predictions to an increase in big rig truck orders – check out all the positive industry info below!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 7th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, College Football’s biggest playmakers took center stage at the National Championship. The matchup went into overtime and came down to the final play – proving that details and preparation are essential in game planning. Likewise, our TIP List this week includes the transportation news you need to know to help stay ahead of the competition. Highlights include the impact of the tax law on trucking companies and recent increases in diesel prices – check out the spread below of what’s happening in the industry!

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    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.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 9th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although there will be plenty of opportunities to search for hidden eggs at your Easter celebration this weekend, our TIP List presents quite the opposite, as it includes this week’s most noticeable trends impacting the transportation industry. Highlighted are innovations in digital technology, the impact of legislation on the supply chain industry and manufacturing growth — check out all of the “can’t miss” articles in this week’s TIP list!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 2nd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Just as college basketball recently crowned North Carolina its national champion, this week’s TIP List is following suit with trends that are winning over the transportation industry. Showcasing the news of the strategic alliance between Walmart, Facebook and Uber and potential legislation surrounding the sourcing of electricity — this list is a great rebound from all of the college basketball madness.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 29th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This weekend, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will square off in the Super Bowl in Houston, Texas. And just as both teams are led by some of the most elite players in the sport, this week’s TIP List takes the lead on some of the top trends in the transportation industry. From the future outlook of the retail industry to the recent withdrawal of the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership – catch all of the industry trends in this week’s TIP list before the big game!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 17th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions upon us, we would like to nominate some trending industry candidates with impressive platforms for our weekly TIP List. This week, our votes go to standout stories such as the ELD mandate, the Panama Canal and robots in manufacturing.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 3rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With March Madness coming to its epic conclusion, Villanova fans may be thinking a bit more about their successful brackets than current transportation trends. But be sure to take a look at this week’s TIP List, which scores points with winning topics ranging from electric logging mandates and digital supply chain disruption to biodiesel as a top alternative fuels option. Read on to see what’s trending this week!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 6th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Daylight saving time begins this Sunday in the U.S., which is a sure sign we’re one step closer to putting winter behind us. And as we turn the clocks ahead, we’re looking forward to a spring filled with TIP List highlights such as new regulations, global trade projections and trends in trucking. Read on to find out what topics are springing up!

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