Archive for October, 2016

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

    Is Your Transportation Network a Nightmare? – The Top 10 Things Keeping Supply Chain Professionals up at Night

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a time for ghosts and goblins, pumpkins and candy corn, fun and festivities. But for many supply chain and logistics professionals, sometimes the transportation network is far from a treat – in fact, it can get seriously tricky. As we head into the end of the year, we wanted to take a look at some of the things that may be keeping supply chain professionals feeling uneasy – and carve up some possible solutions to these tangled scenarios. Check out the list below for what may be haunting your supply chain!

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

    Transplace Gets Spooky with Some Sweet Halloween Statistics!

    - by Transplace

    While ghosts, goblins and scarecrows are the faces of Halloween, retail is the industry behind the mask of the holiday. Retailers rely on a web of distributors, 3PLs and various modes of transportation to work together to deliver and meet the demands of one of the most important industry holidays, Halloween. Check out the spooky infographic below for all of the sweet stats!

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

    ELD Survey Series: ELDs and the Long-Term Industry Impact

    - by Transplace

    In part 1 of this series, I discussed the recent ELD Survey conducted by Transplace in order to gain insight into the implementation preparedness of transportation carriers and the expected industry impact of these devices. In this post, I’ll outline more of the key takeaways from the survey and discuss how ELDs will be impacting the transportation industry overall in the long term.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 23rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a great time for more than just kids collecting candy — it’s also a treat for the supply chain and retail industries, as spending on the holiday is estimated to reach an all-time high this year. And we promise that there are no tricks in this week’s TIP List, which includes stories about Pack Expo’s record-breaking projections and FMCSA funding for military veterans to become truck drivers. You’re in for a transportation treat below!

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

    Non-Asset Providers: 3 Things You Should Know

    - by Transplace

    In light of the recent derailments and severe weather disruptions, I wanted to illuminate some details on non-asset providers and what they add to the transportation industry. For shippers, utilizing a non-asset provider can lead to a number of benefits, especially when all of the moving parts in their supply chain aren’t going so smoothly. Below, I’ve laid out 3 important things to know about non-asset providers and how they may affect your transportation network.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 16th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    It’s a busy time of year. All four major sports leagues are in play and the retail and transportation industries are gearing up for the upcoming holiday season. Luckily, this week’s TIP List has a score of stories on what trends to scout including an increase of diesel prices, how automation is impacting the supply chain and the Department of Transportation’s allocation of funds to make U.S. cities smarter – see the full line-up of these stories below!

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

    How We Put Fresh Talent To Work For Our Customers

    - by Transplace

    As Transplace Operations Sr. Vice President, part of my responsibilities include working with our Professional Development Program (PDP) group, which I whole-heartedly believe is a differentiator for our company.

    The PDP is a 2-3 year rotational program that allows participants to take on various transportation and operational roles. My goal is to help new hires fresh out of school grow into leadership roles at Transplace. They achieve this through active participation in cross-functional special projects, by working with different groups within the company and through the development of direct relationships with members of the executive team.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 9th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation tuned in to the second presidential debate, where the candidates addressed questions that spoke to the future of the country. And while there are many important topics to consider when discussing the future of the United States, this week’s TIP List is also looking ahead with a few of the key trends in the supply chain. From the impact Hurricane Matthew has had on logistics and retail, to some safe driving tips for the upcoming month – check out all the stories below!

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 2nd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we flip the calendar from September to October, Major League Baseball transitions to its postseason with the first pitch of the wild card games this week. And like the pressures and challenges of playoff baseball, there is certainly pressure when it comes to guiding shippers through an ever-evolving transportation industry. This week’s TIP List takes a closer look at a number of key aspects in the future of the supply chain.

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