Posts tagged with ‘SOLAS’

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 24th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    After the epic conclusion of the more than 2,000 mile Tour de France this weekend, we’ve been thinking about the intricate twists and turns of the challenging path to a more efficient global supply chain. Our TIP list this week covers the Canadian International Roadcheck, delays in the FMCSA Unified Registration System and Amazon “perches” for drone delivery. Check out the latest below!

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 3rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we come back from the long holiday weekend, we bring you up to speed with updates in the transportation, supply chain and logistics world that you may have missed! From the Panama Canal getting a much needed makeover to the SOLAS weighing solution that is still in progress, we’ve got these industry hot topics covered for you.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 19th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This week marked both the first official day of summer and the longest day of the year. And as summer sizzles, there’s no shortage of hot topics in the transportation and supply chain industry. Our TIP List this week takes a cool look at burning issues such as the ELD mandate, intermodal rail investments and oil prices. Read on to see what trends are heating up!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 12th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With Father’s Day being celebrated this weekend, many loyal sons and daughters are looking for the perfect tie, grill accessory or tech novelty to gift to their loving dads. And since necessity is the “father” of invention, we’re showcasing some inventive trends in transportation in this week’s TIP List. Read on for all of the details on truck parking tech, digital beacons and potential disruptions in the ocean supply chain.

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 22nd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With Memorial Day this upcoming weekend marking the unofficial start of summer, we’re thinking about what’s hot in the transportation and logistics industry. Although some topics, like cargo theft incidents, may not be a picnic, there are plenty of bright spots highlighted in our TIP List this week, including record-high retail imports and new reefer opportunities. See below for the trends that are heating up!

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    July SOLAS Mandates: What You Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    On July 1, 2016, a number of key ocean shipping mandates from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will go into effect. Most countries and ocean carriers participate in the IMO, and therefore have agreed to follow the requirements, which fall under the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Act. These new mandates will bring about some challenges for shippers as they make the necessary operational changes to comply and properly report the weight of their ocean cargo.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 24th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With the observance of Earth Day last week and Arbor Day coming up on Friday, it’s natural that we’ve been thinking about the current and future supply chain landscape. This week’s TIP List features topics that showcase how the transportation industry is interacting with the environment – from traffic congestion problems and new ocean shipping mandates, to companies in Japan struggling to restart in the wake of earthquake aftershocks. Get a read on the transportation climate with the articles below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 21st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Once every four years, February decides to linger just one more day. So, before we leap out of this week and into a new month, we bring you the latest in the supply chain and logistics news. From seeing gains in intermodal for a second consecutive week and U.S. manufacturing output making a slight recovery, to manufacturing supply chain disruptions and the steady decline in oil and gas prices, we’ve got you covered with these must-read links below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 14th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Having just observed Presidents’ Day, we’ve been thinking about visionary leaders, especially with the 2016 presidential hopefuls moving their campaigning into high gear. But we’re going to keep our primary focus on the hot issues and promising developments in transportation and logistics. Leading candidates featured in this week’s TIP List include revised weight verification requirements and revamped trade laws, among others.

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