Archive for 2016

  • 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.

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

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

    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
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    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.

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