Posts tagged with ‘shipper of choice’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 16th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This upcoming Saturday marks the official start to autumn, and we’re anticipating the weather cooling down and the leaves changing color. In honor of the new season, our weekly TIP List falls into the developments happening in the transportation industry for the rest of 2018 and beyond – including the impact of advanced technologies on the supply chain and a prediction for a strong 2019 trucking market.

  • Miscellaneous
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    Meet Us in Dallas: RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference 2016

    - by Transplace

    There are a number of reasons that I’m looking forward to both attending and speaking at RILA’s Retail Supply Chain Conference this week in Dallas, Texas (February 28 – March 2). RILA is a great place for diverse retail supply chain professionals to gather, exchange ideas and discuss all things logistics. It’s also one of the most focused industry events that I’ve attended — honing in on retail industry logistics and supply chain matters.

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

    The Path to Preferred Shipper Status

    - by Transplace

    With capacity tightening and shippers finding it increasingly harder to secure freight, many are looking for ways to become a preferred shipper. In the past, shippers have had more leverage due to an abundance of capacity being available in the market, and carriers had to compromise – doing anything to get loads. But now, due to factors such as changes to industry regulations and the lack of available drivers causing a tightening of capacity, carriers are being more selective and strategic about what shippers they work with – even going so far as to giving shippers a scorecard. According to Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of engineering and consulting for Transplace, carriers are scoring shippers on a number of factors including:

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