Archive for 2016

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

    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
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    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
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    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
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    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.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 4th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Autumn’s arrival brings shorter days, colorful foliage and pumpkin-spiced everything. But even if trendy lattes aren’t your beverage of choice, our first TIP List of the fall season is showcasing some of the trendiest transportation and supply chain topics. Below you’ll find details on the truck driver shortage, artificial intelligence and how the U.S. intermodal rail network is going to take on this year’s bumper crop harvest.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 28th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer with picnics and barbecues galore, but there’s still plenty of work to be done year-round when it comes to improving transportation efficiency and safety. This week, our TIP List highlights the U.S. trucking market, cross-border trade, some key tech trends that are shaping global logistics and much more!

  • Business - Transportation
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    Changes to the Uniform Straight Bill of Lading: What You Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    Recently, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) made several changes to the terms and conditions of the Uniform Straight Bill of Lading (USBL) published in the National Motor Freight Classification (“NMFC”) that have the potential to greatly impact the liability for lost or damaged cargo.

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 21st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The end of the summer is bringing so many exciting transportation topics to this week’s TIP List, we’re barely keeping up with demand! With our eyes on big issues such as the Labor Day spike in gas prices, new federal standards for the trucking industry and greenhouse gas regulations, we can’t wait to dive into this week’s list! Keep on truckin’ ahead for all of the hot August stories.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 14th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Back to school time is almost here, and we’re studying up on transportation trends and topics sure to make an impact this fall and beyond. This week, our TIP List syllabus highlights a hiring boost in the trucking industry, the Top 10 3PL Awards and the impact of the “Brexit” on the retail supply chain. Get to work with the stories below!

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