Archive for May, 2017

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 28, 2017

    - by Transplace

    The beautiful weather this past Memorial Day weekend has us anticipating the official start to summer – and inspiring us to take a look at some of the trends that are heating up in the transportation industry. Our TIP List this week includes stories on the record-paced return of U.S. manufacturing jobs and new technology developments in retail logistics. Grab your sunglasses and dive in to this week’s TIP list for all of the hottest industry trends!

  • Business - Transportation

    Ocean Carrier Alliances Part 1: New Carrier Alliances in 2017

    - by Transplace

    While the changing atmosphere of ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t something new, it’s certainly top of mind for many shippers and carriers alike thanks to a tumultuous last few years. In our recent Shipper Symposium Series Webinar, I discussed these alliances and what they mean for the industry – and in part one of this two-part blog post series, I’ll share what the ocean container industry has looked like over the past ten years and share which global ocean carriers have recently partnered.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 21, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Over the past few weeks, stories surrounding technology services, software and security have taken up much of the supply chain news bandwidth. This week’s TIP List includes a few of these buzzy tech trends, such as the release of the Uber Freight app, the recent WannaCry ransomware attack and the impact of real-time load tracking for carriers. We’re serving up the latest in our high-tech list!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 14, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although we concluded our 15th annual Shipper Symposium last week, we still have the most essential trends impacting the transportation industry on our minds. During the event, we heard from demographers, economists and other leaders on the most pressing industry issues – and this week’s TIP List continues that learning, covering the future of Amazon shipments, the influence of blockchain on the supply chain and NAFTA’s impact on manufacturing in Mexico.

  • Business - Transportation

    Summing Up Shipper Symposium 2017

    - by Transplace

    Our 15th annual Shipper Symposium wrapped up last week in beautiful Austin, and wow – what a fantastic event! Given the line-up of speakers, activities and attendees – we’re pretty confident that this one has been the best yet. A very BIG thank you to all the customers, carriers, partners and speakers who came and contributed to this year’s event. We hope you enjoyed it and got as much value out of it as we did.

  • Business - Transportation

    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar: Ocean Carrier Alliances – What You Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    What used to be four primary ocean carrier alliances has now transformed into three different ocean carrier alliances, which kicked off services on April 1. The new alliances represent 77% of global container capacity and 96% of all East-West trades’ container capacity. While the changing atmosphere of new ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t something new, thanks to a tumultuous last few years – these ocean carriers reshuffled partnerships in hopes of achieving better financial performance.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 30, 2017

    - by Transplace

    We are extremely excited for our 15th annual Shipper Symposium kicking off next week! It’s no coincidence this week’s TIP List features many of the timely transportation and supply chain topics that will be highlighted at our event. From recent news on NAFTA, to the future of TMS technology within supply chains, this week’s list is a great preview of what we’ll be covering at Shipper Symposium next week!

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