Posts tagged with ‘intermodal’

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With supply chain operations and logistics, sometimes you just need a little luck of the Irish – especially for those who find themselves transporting Guinness to local pubs during the week of St. Patrick’s Day. Some of the treasures highlighted in this week’s TIP list include the newest FMCSA report and a look at cross-border shipping in light of recent Mexican fuel price volatility. Grab yourself a pint and dive into this week’s TIP List!

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Industry Trends You’re Sure to Love

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 12th, 2017

    With Valentine’s Day taking place yesterday, sweets, greeting cards and roses are just a few of the highlights that Cupid has in store for this week’s loving holiday. And along with all of those charming holiday gifts, this week’s TIP List is here to embrace the latest transportation industry trends. With stories on recent transportation regulations, the future of the TMS market and much more, we’re sure you’re going to love all of the articles below!

  • Business - Transportation
    10 Tips for Leveraging Routing Guides

    10 Tips for Leveraging Routing Guides

    - by Transplace

    By: Steve Barber, Vice President of Operations, Transplace

    A routing guide plays an important role in setting the strategy for carrier selection across a variety of shipments within an organization. And while there are various routing guide forms, many in the industry have switched from paper to online portals and beyond to enhanced transportation management system (TMS) technology that enables truly dynamic routing guides for maximum cost savings and service improvement.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 4th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, the regular NCAA football season concluded – and the playoffs are right around the corner. While the college teams are perfecting their playbooks with the best strategies for the upcoming big games, we too, are coming to the field with the top transportation industry trends. This week’s TIP List has a game plan for victory, including stories about Otto’s upcoming autonomous truck shipment and innovations in digital freight matching technologies. Tackle the full round-up of articles in this week’s TIP list!

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Expanding Our North American Footprint: Transplace Acquires Lakeside Logistics

    - by Transplace

    Last week, Transplace announced that it has acquired Lakeside Logistics, a Canadian-based logistics services company that delivers customized managed transportation services and solutions to help shippers optimize supply chain operations and reduce transportation costs to support business goals.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 30th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, which means we “fall back” and gain an hour of both sunlight and sleep. And that extra hour should free up a little bit of time to “fall into” this week’s TIP List. See below for all the stories, including intermodal transportation trends, news of Uber’s first self-driving truck and the impact of 3D printing on the supply chain industry.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Is Your Transportation Network a Nightmare? – The Top 10 Things Keeping Supply Chain Professionals up at Night

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a time for ghosts and goblins, pumpkins and candy corn, fun and festivities. But for many supply chain and logistics professionals, sometimes the transportation network is far from a treat – in fact, it can get seriously tricky. As we head into the end of the year, we wanted to take a look at some of the things that may be keeping supply chain professionals feeling uneasy – and carve up some possible solutions to these tangled scenarios. Check out the list below for what may be haunting your supply chain!

  • Intermodal
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Non-Asset Providers: 3 Things You Should Know

    - by Transplace

    In light of the recent derailments and severe weather disruptions, I wanted to illuminate some details on non-asset providers and what they add to the transportation industry. For shippers, utilizing a non-asset provider can lead to a number of benefits, especially when all of the moving parts in their supply chain aren’t going so smoothly. Below, I’ve laid out 3 important things to know about non-asset providers and how they may affect your transportation network.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 9th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation tuned in to the second presidential debate, where the candidates addressed questions that spoke to the future of the country. And while there are many important topics to consider when discussing the future of the United States, this week’s TIP List is also looking ahead with a few of the key trends in the supply chain. From the impact Hurricane Matthew has had on logistics and retail, to some safe driving tips for the upcoming month – check out all the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 4th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Autumn’s arrival brings shorter days, colorful foliage and pumpkin-spiced everything. But even if trendy lattes aren’t your beverage of choice, our first TIP List of the fall season is showcasing some of the trendiest transportation and supply chain topics. Below you’ll find details on the truck driver shortage, artificial intelligence and how the U.S. intermodal rail network is going to take on this year’s bumper crop harvest.

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