Archive for March, 2017

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 26th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With the potential for plenty of pranks and practical jokes during the upcoming April Fool’s Day, we’ve decided to present this week’s TIP List without any tricks. Featuring stories on recent health care legislation, food delivery technology and more of the latest trends impacting the supply chain industry, this list is no joke. Take a look at all of the articles in this week’s TIP list!

  • Shipper Symposium

    Shipper Symposium 2017 – The 15th Year of Logistics Excellence!

    - by Transplace

    The 15th annual Shipper Symposium is quickly approaching! This year’s signature event is located at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas on May 8-10, and you can count on some of the best and brightest transportation and supply chain industry leaders to be in attendance.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 19th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    As the spring season begins, shippers are adjusting to the seasonality of produce and retailers are incorporating warmer-weather wares into their stores. And this week’s TIP List is also in “full bloom” with stories about transformational industry trends like the launch of UberFreight and the impact of wind power on shipping. Spring into all of the stories in this week’s TIP list!

  • Business - Transportation

    Going Beyond Brokerage: How North American Capacity Solutions Can Go to Work for You

    - by Transplace

    By: Matthew Menner, SVP, Strategic Account Management and Brian Kenney, SVP, Truck Brokerage, Capacity Solutions

    With 2017 now in full swing, many companies are evaluating their current logistics strategies and looking to make structural improvements in the new year and beyond. In order to see the best return, some shippers immediately look to making significant changes such as implementing new technology solutions or redesigning their distribution network. But is your organization thinking more strategically about its capacity strategies?

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With supply chain operations and logistics, sometimes you just need a little luck of the Irish – especially for those who find themselves transporting Guinness to local pubs during the week of St. Patrick’s Day. Some of the treasures highlighted in this week’s TIP list include the newest FMCSA report and a look at cross-border shipping in light of recent Mexican fuel price volatility. Grab yourself a pint and dive into this week’s TIP List!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 5th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This Sunday, Daylight Saving Time begins and we will turn the clocks ahead to “spring forward” one hour. And as we look towards the warmer weather that is soon to follow, we’re also looking ahead to the future of the transportation and supply chain industry. This week’s TIP List showcases the current status of NAFTA, President Trump’s infrastructure investment plan and more. Don’t waste any time – check out all of the articles in this week’s TIP list!

  • Business - Transportation

    NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade: Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

    - by Transplace

    By: Troy Ryley, Senior Vice President,  Mexico, Transplace

    *Note: A version of this article previously appeared in the Adam Smith Project, a new initiative on trade from the publishers of American Shipper.

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its effect on the United States has been a much-talked-about topic recently, and there exists a desire to either renegotiate or terminate NAFTA and implement additional taxes on goods that are made in Mexico and sold in the U.S. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: A Presentation of This Week’s Top Industry Trends

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 26th, 2017

    Over the weekend, the film industry celebrated this past year’s greatest pictures at the Oscars. In this week’s TIP List, let us present you with the supply chain and transportation trends you need to know – including articles that address new clarifications for implementing ELDs, supply chain automation trends and a new trade agreement from the WTO. Grab a bag of popcorn and let’s start the show!

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