Posts tagged with ‘international’

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Last week at our 17th annual Shipper Symposium, we heard from a number of supply chain professionals and business leaders about current industry trends and solutions for shippers. And with many of these prominent topics still top-of-mind, this week’s TIP List is a fantastic way to continue the learning. Featured articles include info on a recent surge in shipping capacity and the impact of technology on the supply chain – we can’t wait to see you at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Austin!

  • International Logistics

    Logistics Alert: Changes to International Fuel Surcharges Coming in 2020

    - by Transplace

    Fuel surcharges have been a topic of conversation and negotiation for carriers and shippers alike for many years. Fuel is a huge percentage of a carrier’s overall cost for operating their business, and carriers have historically utilized various fuel surcharges, from “emergency” to “interim,” in order to pass along volatility of these costs to their shipper customers.

  • 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 November 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past Sunday, daylight saving time ended and the clocks “fell back” to give us an extra hour of sleep and sunlight. And we hope that you use those extra couple of minutes to take a look at this week’s TIP List and catch up on some timely industry trends. Highlights include how the right technology can provide a holistic supply chain view and news about the recent jump in employment numbers. Fall into all of the articles below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 21st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Local elections across the country are quickly approaching, and we’re wondering: if you could vote for the most important trends in logistics, how would you cast your ballot? Top candidates in this week’s TIP List include preparation in the retail space for the upcoming holidays and an increase in manufacturing capacity.

  • International Logistics
    Logistics Alert: International Shipping in the Current Time of Tariffs

    Logistics Alert: International Shipping in the Current Time of Tariffs

    - by Transplace

    As headlines surrounding new tariffs may have shippers concerned about their potential impact, it’s important to keep ahead of the headlines. The industry is already well into the traditional peak season import period (which is July through November annually), and importers are ramping up for the upcoming holidays. However, the uncertainty of current tariffs and the potential impact of any future regulations appears to be adding to the overall container volume loadings out of China, causing a few key concerns.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This upcoming April Fool’s Day, there are endless possibilities for playing pranks and practical jokes on your peers. But we can promise you that this week’s TIP List was assembled without any tricks! Featured stories explore why Millennials should consider trucking as a career and some of the ways shippers are catering to drivers to combat the capacity crunch and driver shortage. Let us know if any of the industry trends below surprise you!

  • International Logistics
    Navigating Ongoing International Capacity Challenges

    Navigating Ongoing International Capacity Challenges

    - by Transplace

    International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity. From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months.

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