Archive for November, 2015

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 22nd, 2015

    - by Transplace

    The Thanksgiving Day holiday later this week serves as a great reminder for us to give thanks and appreciate others. It also represents the official start to the holiday season. To help you get into the spirit of the season, we gathered up some holiday-themed TIPs full of bountiful transportation trends to share. Gobble up the latest and greatest happenings the transportation industry is serving up below!

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

    Talking Turkey: Thanksgiving Stats That Will Leave You Feeling Full!

    - by Transplace

    The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, and each year this time allows us to reflect on what we’re thankful for and to truly appreciate everything we have. This includes delicious food and spending quality time with friends and family. And in the giving spirit of the holiday, we wanted to serve up some interesting data tidbits for you to gobble up and enjoy. Do you know how much Americans spend on food for Thanksgiving each year? Or how many turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day? Our infographic below is stuffed with all of the answers!

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

    International Transportation Services Are Changing – Are You Keeping Up?

    - by Transplace

    International logistics services have changed over the last few years and are continuing to evolve. The change has been customer driven, and is due to many of the major global players letting their infrastructure lapse in keeping up with the demands of the global supply chain. When it comes to international logistics, there are a number of separate entities involved on both the import and export side, and there’s not one cohesive location managing everyone as well as all the data involved. Until recently, where we’ve been able to connect and manage all the dots. Due to the nature of our business, we’ve been able to step in and handle all of these relationships and processes, upping our international services game.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 15th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    Much is up in the air and on the precipice of transformation in today’s transportation and supply chain industry. From the extended funding provided by the newest highway bill, to the Trans Pacific Partnership and the continuing development of the international supply chain, things in this industry are certainly on the move. Well, except for the many ships currently waiting in the Panama Canal –unfortunately, they seem to be a bit stuck!

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

    Q3 Logistics Review

    - by Transplace

    There was some question as we entered Q3 about whether freight volumes would surge resulting in capacity shortages. That clearly did not happen. In fact, capacity became more readily available throughout Q3. Below you’ll find some key highlights from the third quarter, including economic data driving freight demand, as well as legislative and regulatory issues affecting freight transportation. I’ll also share my expectations for the remainder of the year. Now, let’s take a look at Q3.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 8th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    Happy Veterans Day! We’d like to take a moment and say thank you to all of the men and women of the armed forces, both past and current, for their service to our country. Our thoughts and gratitude are with you today!

    And while we have past and present military service members on our minds today, this week’s TIP List is looking to the future. From shipping for the digital age and a “smart” truck parking system, to virtual reality and the Internet of Things, the transportation industry is definitely looking ahead.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 1st, 2015

    - by Transplace

    Despite the clock “falling back” this weekend, our latest TIP List is ready to spring ahead with this week’s top trends in the transportation industry. And at the forefront are a number of timely and intriguing topics, including a new highway bill, container weight rules and the continuation of the problematic driver shortage. While the clock is ticking on many of these issues, that extra hour of sleep has us wide awake and ready to dive into this week’s TIP List! Check it out below.

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