Archive for September, 2016

  • Business - Transportation

    3PL Industry Update: Combining Technology and Industry Expertise

    - by Transplace

    The 3PL industry continues to evolve and grow – presenting tremendous opportunity for shippers. As we get ready to head into Q4, I wanted to briefly comment on some of the changes that we are seeing in the market.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 25th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling down and fall is officially upon us. And while we’re excited about all of the festive changes that the new season brings, we’re even more thrilled about some of the positive developments that are happening in the transportation industry. This week’s TIP List includes new logistics innovations, changing FMCSA regulations and increasing retail sales. Dive in to all of the details below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 18th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With the NFL season off to an official start, we’ve been thinking about how many transportation and supply chain technology advancements are out there to tackle. Here’s to hoping we see some big gains in ELD adoption, 3D printing, the Internet of Things and other trending topics on our TIP List this week. Check out the blitz of stories below!

  • Miscellaneous

    Transplace.com Has a Fresh, New Look!

    - by Transplace

    After many months of hard work, we are thrilled to share the new Transplace.com. Our corporate website has been fully revamped with a clean, fresh and user-friendly look that makes for easier navigation and access to everything you may need to know about Transplace and our expertise. We’ve added a number of new details on our services, solutions and experience, noting tangible differentiators that reveal what we think really sets Transplace apart.

  • Miscellaneous

    Siphiwe Baleka Talks Living Healthy While on the Road

    - by Transplace

    At our recent Shipper Symposium, keynote speaker Siphiwe Baleka took the main stage to discuss the importance of living healthy while on the road as a truck driver. A former world-class competitive swimmer, Baleka is unofficially titled the “Fittest Truck Driver in America” because of his combined success as an entrepreneur and a health and fitness coach for truck drivers across the country. Baleka’s presentation addressed his firsthand experience with food and fitness while driving, as well as how he overcame the challenges of having inadequate access to good nutrition and exercise while on the job as a truck driver. Here are the key takeaways from his presentation.

  • Business - Transportation

    ELD Survey Series: The Data, the Facts and How ELDs Affect Carriers

    - by Transplace

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, created to improve safety within the transportation industry, is currently the hot topic on everyone’s mind. ELDs synchronize with a vehicle’s engine to automatically record driving time for easier, more accurate hours of service (HOS) logging, which translates to greater safety on the road.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 11th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation week, we’re saluting trucking heroes here on Logistically Speaking. These drivers excel at one of our nation’s most important and demanding jobs, and they definitely deserve our appreciation! In this week’s TIP List, we’ve highlighted some of the top trucking trends that take an in-depth look at what it means to be a trucking hero. Read on for more!

  • Miscellaneous

    Thank you, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Truck drivers represent the backbone of our country and are a part of our lives on a daily basis by delivering the items that we need or want.

    We know it’s not an easy profession or lifestyle and that’s why we’re so thankful for our country’s valuable truck drivers. We’re highlighting just how much we revere these road warriors on our Logistically Speaking blog every day this week – in fact – see what our CEO, Tom Sanderson, and President and COO, Frank McGuigan, had to say about truck drivers. And stay tuned for other special posts that will go up during the week.

  • Miscellaneous

    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2016: Thank You Truck Drivers

    - by Transplace

    This week, September 12th-16th, is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and we wanted to take some time to say “thank you” to all of the hardworking truckers on the road. Truck drivers play a huge role in our everyday life and our country’s economy, and they deserve our deepest respect and gratitude.

  • Business - Transportation

    Your Next Transportation Management System: TMS 2.0 – Part 1: The Supply Chain Never Sleeps

    - by Transplace

    The supply chain never sleeps. At all hours of the day and night, shipments are moving, data is being produced and exchanged and external factors that can impact your operations can arise. In part one of this two-part blog series, I’ll explain how today’s advanced technology systems now give you the visibility and capabilities necessary to control your supply chain more effectively than ever before.

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