Archive for January, 2016

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 25th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Winter arrived for many over the weekend as the blizzard of 2016 pounded the East Coast – dropping over 30 inches in some places! As many are digging out of the snow, we’re digging into some trending transportation stories appearing on our radar. From tightening truck and rail safety rules to significant growth of Mexican manufacturing, this week’s TIP List has the stories you need to read.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 17th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    While most of the country is enduring some seriously cold temperatures, we’re seeing many of the current trends in the supply chain and transportation industries heating up. Some of the hottest stories this week include new growth in the global flexible packaging market, harnessing technology for omni-channel strategy and improvement around trucking safety. Dive into all the details below!

  • Business - Transportation

    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 1: Industry Challenges

    - by Transplace

    Trucking in the oil and gas industry is a tough and dirty job that has been around for decades in places like South Texas. What has changed in the last ten years is the growth in the amount of trucks on the roads servicing this industry. Now that we have gone from a boom cycle – leading us to where were are today – it’s important to look at how this growth has affected the oilfield trucking industry in places like the Eagleford, Permian Basin, Appalachia, Bakken and the Gulf of Mexico (i.e., Port Fourchon), and the specific modes or types of trailers they operate.

  • Miscellaneous

    Shining a Light on the Best and Brightest: A Q&A with Adrianne Court, Transplace’s Chief Human Resource Officer

    - by Transplace

    Transplace was recently recognized as one of 2016’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” in the Dallas/Fort Worth area by the National Association of Business Resources. We recently sat down with Adrianne Court, Chief Human Resource Officer for Transplace, to find out what this award represents to Transplace and what human resource (HR) practices are helping set the company apart.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 10th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Happy New Year! We’re picking up our weekly TIP List by ringing in 2016 with a number of promising industry trends, including an uptick in the economy and surges in demand. But no matter what happens this New Year, our resolution is to keep bringing you all of the latest and greatest supply chain and transportation stories. Read on to find out what the first few weeks of 2016 have brought the transportation industry!

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