Archive for February, 2017

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Leading Transportation Industry Trends

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 19th, 2017

    The celebration of President’s Day this week was the perfect time to recognize the country’s most inspirational leaders. And the holiday had us thinking about the nation’s top visionaries as we curated this week’s TIP List, which showcases trends that are influencing and shaping the transportation industry. Read on to see what’s leading the way, including stories about the future of retail brick and mortar stores, the growth of drone technology and the uncertainty of NAFTA.

  • Business - Transportation
    Supply Chain 2017: Important Transportation Trends and Challenges

    Supply Chain 2017: Important Transportation Trends and Challenges

    - by Transplace

    By: Frank McGuigan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Transplace

    There’s never a dull moment in the supply chain. That statement seems especially true thus far in 2017. We’re just over a month into the new year and there is already a myriad of questions about the market, the business landscape and how companies will be affected going forward. With issues such as changes to global trade deals, regulations and fluctuating capacity, we are quite certain that there will be an impact on the supply chain in 2017, and beyond, making it is vital for shippers, carriers and logistics service providers to keep a pulse on what’s going on in the industry.

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Industry Trends You’re Sure to Love

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 12th, 2017

    With Valentine’s Day taking place yesterday, sweets, greeting cards and roses are just a few of the highlights that Cupid has in store for this week’s loving holiday. And along with all of those charming holiday gifts, this week’s TIP List is here to embrace the latest transportation industry trends. With stories on recent transportation regulations, the future of the TMS market and much more, we’re sure you’re going to love all of the articles below!

  • Miscellaneous
    TransMATCH Success: SMC3 Alliance Award 2017

    TransMATCH Success: SMC³ Alliance Award 2017

    - by Transplace

    There is an enormous amount of collaboration and planning involved when implementing a seamless multi-stop truckload solution across numerous shippers – but when done right, it can yield some stellar results. Transplace is honored to have been awarded the 2017 SMC³ Alliance Award at the Jump Start 2017 Conference last month for the results it has seen from its TransMATCH program, in partnership with Best Solution Express and Glanbia Performance Nutrition.

  • Events
    Making Retail Magic: RILA 2017

    Making Retail Magic: Get Ready for RILA 2017!

    - by Transplace

    Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is considered the “happiest place on earth” – and with this year’s RILA Supply Chain Conference also located in Orlando, the city is a great place to be on February 12-15!

    As you may be preparing to attend RILA 2017 — which will highlight some of the best and brightest in the supply chain, retail, transportation and manufacturing industries — we wanted to share some fun facts about the event and the Orlando area. Do you know just how big Walt Disney World is? Or how many people visit Disney’s retail stores annually? Find all the stats on Orlando’s retail magic in the infographic below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Brightest Industry Trends

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 5th, 2017

    This past weekend, Lady Gaga showcased a little extra sparkle in her Super Bowl halftime performance. Intel’s 300 shooting star drones provided the innovative lighting effects to the show; which was the first time that drone technology was used at an event of this magnitude. And just as technology helped provide some great halftime entertainment, this week’s TIP List provides some of the brightest industry trends. Keep reading for info on the appointment of Elaine Chao as the Secretary of Transportation, the effect of Trump’s industry regulation reductions and more!

  • Business - Transportation
    From Field to Fork: The Future of the Cold Chain

    From Field to Fork: The Future of the Cold Chain

    - by Transplace

    By: Jay Moss, President, Specialized Services, Transplace

    With winter temperatures fully upon us, it’s a great time to take a look at all of the latest cold chain industry trends. Recently, this sector has seen some shifts with the ongoing implementation of new regulations and continuing advances in technology. Below are a few choice trends, challenges and changes within the cold chain sector that are having a prevalent impact on the outlook of the industry.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 29th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This weekend, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will square off in the Super Bowl in Houston, Texas. And just as both teams are led by some of the most elite players in the sport, this week’s TIP List takes the lead on some of the top trends in the transportation industry. From the future outlook of the retail industry to the recent withdrawal of the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership – catch all of the industry trends in this week’s TIP list before the big game!

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