Archive for 2016

  • Business - Transportation
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    2016 Carrier Symposium: Congratulations to Our Carriers of the Year!

    - by Transplace

    Last week, we were thrilled to hold our Annual Carrier Symposium in Lowell, Arkansas – a collaborative forum for carriers to network and discuss current transportation trends and challenges that are impacting both carriers and shippers in the industry. This one-day event hosted 200 attendees from Transplace’s core carrier partners and 125 carriers were represented.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 7th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio are off to an explosive start, and the U.S. is currently leading the pack with an impressive 28 medals so far. And while you might have seen some of the amazing performances in swimming and gymnastics this week, you may have missed some of the most important stories in the transportation industry. Our TIP List is here to help with all of the latest news in supply chain performance!

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

    TSCA Reform and 21st Century Chemical Safety

    - by Transplace

    The American Chemical Council (ACC) and many other industry, environment and public health groups have worked relentlessly for years to make changes to the 40-year old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Passed in 1976, TSCA gave the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the ability to regulate chemicals in commerce.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 31st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The months leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio have been filled with much anticipation and a little bit of angst, but the action finally gets underway with the opening ceremonies on Friday. In honor of the dedicated athletes who will be dazzling viewers all over the world, this week’s TIP List showcases some winning transportation stories. Below, you’ll find info about the ongoing truck driver shortage, a controversial rail switching proposal and a surprise inspection blitz. Let the games begin!

  • Miscellaneous
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    Our People, Our Passion

    - by Transplace

    After 16 years in business, we know one thing for sure here at Transplace – we couldn’t have gotten here without our stellar people! And we thought that there was no better way to wrap up our “Sweet 16” celebration throughout the month of July than to showcase some statistics about the wonderful folks who make up our company. In the infographic below, you’ll find a snapshot of who we are at Transplace and how we are continually striving to make a difference in our industry and for our customers. Happy Sweet 16!

  • Business - Transportation
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    2016 Q1 and Q2 Logistics Review

    - by Transplace

    The first and second quarters of 2016 have flown by. As we’re moving into mid-summer, I want to review some the most significant ups and downs in the transportation and logistics industry. In my year-end blog, I shared insights on capacity, housing, auto and legislature. Below you’ll find key highlights from the first six months of 2016, and what to watch out for in the rest of the year.

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 24th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    After the epic conclusion of the more than 2,000 mile Tour de France this weekend, we’ve been thinking about the intricate twists and turns of the challenging path to a more efficient global supply chain. Our TIP list this week covers the Canadian International Roadcheck, delays in the FMCSA Unified Registration System and Amazon “perches” for drone delivery. Check out the latest below!

  • Miscellaneous
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    Sweet Recognition: Transplace’s Employee Award Programs

    - by Transplace

    Throughout the month of July, we’ll be sharing our “Sweet 16” anniversary as a company with you here on Logistically Speaking. In this post, I’ll be highlighting some of our internal employee programs and how we award those who have truly gone above and beyond for our customers. Let’s dive in to the recognition programs that we have here at Transplace!

  • Shipper Symposium
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    Shipper Symposium Snippets: 2016 Edition!

    - by Transplace

    Our 14th annual Shipper Symposium continued its strong logistics legacy by bringing together leading supply chain and economic visionaries to tackle a broad range of important topics. From trends in the economy that are having a worldwide impact on the transportation of goods, to strategic business solutions for ongoing success, these speakers all brought great insight to the table. We had an amazing time connecting with our customers and partners at La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, and had some truly enlightening discussions on new ideas for a strong transportation future.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 17th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions upon us, we would like to nominate some trending industry candidates with impressive platforms for our weekly TIP List. This week, our votes go to standout stories such as the ELD mandate, the Panama Canal and robots in manufacturing.

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