Archive for 2016

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    Cheers to 2017: Happy New Years from Transplace

    Cheers to 2017: Happy New Year from Transplace!

    - by Transplace

    It’s almost time to flip the calendar and ring in 2017! The new year is a great time to look back at all that we have accomplished in the past year and look ahead to what may be in store for the future. And we’re especially excited for all that 2017 will bring for the transportation industry.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    2016 Year In Review

    - by Transplace

    This time of year has us not only excited for what 2017 will bring, but also helps us take a minute to enjoy reflecting back on all that we have accomplished these last 12 months. And 2016 has certainly been an eventful year! What made us proud this year? Keep reading to find out the highlights at the top of our list for 2016!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Happy Holidays from Transplace!

    - by Transplace

    Opening gifts, baking cookies and enjoying festivities with loved ones are just some of the things that make this season the most wonderful time of the year. And to ensure that all of your holiday essentials arrive safely and on time, the transportation industry continues to work hard throughout this time of year to help make the season special for all.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This year’s final list includes stories of truck drivers hauling during the holiday season and what to expect from the supply chain industry in 2017.

    Read on for more, and we can’t wait to see you again next year!

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

    Looking Ahead to 2017: Economist Brian Beaulieu Shares Key Positive Economic Indicators

    - by Transplace

    At our 14th annual Shipper Symposium last May, economist and keynote speaker Brian Beaulieu discussed the future of the domestic and global economy. Beaulieu, the CEO of ITR Economics, spoke about current economic trends in manufacturing, retail, oil, gas, automobile, trucking and chemical. He believes that these industries can serve as leading indicators for predicting the future of the economy —and as we’re heading into 2017, we wanted to dig deeper into these indicators. What is Beaulieu looking for that may indicate positive growth in the new year? Keep reading for the highlights he shared at Shipper Symposium.

  • 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.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 27th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With the celebration of Thanksgiving this past weekend and Giving Tuesday this week, the winter holiday season is in full force and our morale is in high spirits! And our TIP List is showcasing a surplus of transportation and supply chain information for you to cherish. As shipping owners are celebrating the surge in freight rates and the sales of durable goods continue to rise, the industry is joining in the upbeat holiday spirit. Give the stories in this week’s TIP list a look!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    TransMATCH: A Shipper Solution

    - by Transplace

    Increasing visibility, speed-to-market and efficiency remain constant goals for shippers to continue working to improve. And at Transplace, we’re relentless when it comes to looking for new ways to optimize our offerings to help shippers meet these goals. Recently, we’ve made a number of changes to our TransMATCH program to create more opportunities to consolidate in a multi-shipper environment and truly provide the best possible supply chain outcomes for our customers.

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

    Your Next Transportation Management System: TMS 2.0 – Part 2: Software, Data and Analytics

    - by Transplace

    In part one of this two-part blog series, I explained how today’s advanced technology systems now give you the visibility and capabilities necessary to control your supply chain more effectively than ever before. The next generation of TMS now allows organizations to harness data from a number of different sources and apply it in order to enhance many aspects of their logistics and supply chain operations. In part two of this series, I’ll explain how in this next-generation TMS, software and data are finally being combined to better access and utilize important supply chain data.

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