Posts tagged with ‘industry’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 27th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    For the fourth straight year, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will compete in the NBA Finals. And just as it’s a thrilling time in the basketball world, it’s also an exciting time in the supply chain industry, with a number of game-changing trends playing out – including the official beginnings of the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance and improvements in the U.S. consumer comfort index. Read on for the full playbook in this week’s TIP List!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 20th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This weekend’s observance of Memorial Day marks an important opportunity to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. military, setting aside time to remember their sacrifices. Americans throughout the country will hold tributes and celebrate the unofficial start of the summer season with friends and family.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 13th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Last week at our 16th annual Shipper Symposium, we heard myriad insights into the most prominent industry trends from top business leaders and supply chain professionals. And with these topics still top-of-mind, this week’s TIP List is a great way to continue the learning, as it features stories on the recent capacity crunch, rising freight prices and the driver shortage. Read on for all of the timely industry articles – and we look forward to seeing you again at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Dallas!

  • Miscellaneous
    Highlights of Shipper Symposium 2018

    Highlights of Shipper Symposium 2018

    - by Transplace

    It was a stellar three days at the 16th annual Shipper Symposium in Frisco, Texas last week! We heard from some terrific keynote speakers and breakout presenters sharing important industry insight with our partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers in attendance at the event.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 29th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Our 16th annual Shipper Symposium is kicking off next week and we can hardly wait! And it should come as no surprise that this week’s TIP List includes some of the timely supply chain topics that will be discussed at our event. From selecting the perfect technology solution for your operations to strategies shippers can use to meet rising retailer expectations – prepare for next week’s event with all of the latest transportation trend articles below, and we’ll see you there!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 22nd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Spring has officially sprung! Just in time for the recent beautiful weather, this week’s TIP List includes some of the freshest trends playing out in transportation. Picked directly from the headlines, The International Maritime Organization is working to cut CO2 emissions from ships, fuel prices are soaring to a three-year high and Canadian manufacturing sales are seeing a serious boost. Find out what industry trends are blooming below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 15th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 15th, 2018 With the observance of Earth Day this upcoming Sunday, it’s only natural…

  • Business - Transportation
    International Tariffs: What Shippers Need to Know & What's Ahead for International Transportation

    International Tariffs: What Shippers Need to Know & What’s Ahead for International Transportation

    - by Transplace

    There have been many recent headlines surrounding international trade and the potential impact of a number of tariffs being put into place by the U.S., most notably the tariffs on steel and aluminum last month. These tariffs affect all shippers who may be importing or exporting from Mexico, China, Canada or a number of other countries – and there have been some recent key developments in this trade situation that shippers need to be aware of.

  • Industry News
    Transportation Industry Update: Q1 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    Transportation Industry Update: Q1 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    - by Transplace

    Three months into 2018, the transportation industry has already observed a number of rapid developments and heightened challenges faced by shippers and carriers alike. From a marketplace standpoint, it’s no secret that there is currently an abundance of demand and not an abundance of supply. Truckload and LTL contract rates are trending upward, and though the upward trend of spot market rates has leveled, they remain up as much as 30% year-over-year on a per mile basis, having a deleterious impact on shippers’ budgets. As we head into produce season in Q2, we expect the supply/demand imbalance to remain.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 8th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Friday the 13th occurs twice in 2018 – this upcoming Friday and July 13th. And while the day brings with it some unusual superstitions, this week’s TIP List is coming to you without any bad luck. It includes a number of articles to help improve your supply chain – from steps to become a shipper of choice to solutions for streamlining the sales and operation planning process – so cross your fingers and check out the not-so-spooky stories below!

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