Archive for September, 2017

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 24th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    On October 1st, 1908, Ford unveiled one of the most influential products in transportation history, the Model T. To honor the anniversary of an innovation that changed the industry landscape, this week’s TIP List highlights some of today’s trends that are significantly impacting transportation. For more on eco-friendly truck manufacturing and the driver turnover rate – accelerate into the weekend with the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 17th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past Friday marked the official start of autumn, and we’re anticipating the leaves changing and looking forward to enjoying apple picking season! In honor of fall, we’ve hand-picked the freshest transportation articles for this week’s TIP List. Below, you’ll find details on Maersk’s tanker unit sale and complexities in the food distribution space.

  • Business - Transportation

    FMCSA Requesting Public Comments Regarding FAST Act Correlation Study

    - by Transplace

    The mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to “reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.” To facilitate this mission, the FMCSA uses the Safety Measurement System (SMS), to rank commercial motor vehicle carriers by the degree to which they operate safely¹.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 10th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is coming to an end, we always have our nation’s road warriors on our mind. And this week’s TIP List highlights the latest trends impacting truck drivers each and every day – including info about the impact of Hurricane Irma on fuel prices and carriers’ reactions to the safety scoring update proposed by the FMCSA. Fuel up and hit the road with the articles below!

  • Business - Transportation

    Recap: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

    - by Transplace

    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017 is coming to an end, and we wanted to take one more moment 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

    Annual Carrier Symposium 2017: Thank You, Carriers and Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Today, we held our Annual Carrier Symposium in Fayetteville, Arkansas – and it was a great opportunity for us to continue to provide education, recognition and appreciation for carriers who provide capacity in support of our shipper customers. This one-day event hosted more than 200 attendees from Transplace’s core carrier partners, with 120 carriers represented. The collaborative forum allowed these carriers to network and discuss key transportation trends and challenges that are currently impacting the industry.

  • Business - Transportation

    Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Yesterday kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 10-16) – a week-long celebration honoring the 3.5 million men and women professional truck drivers. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, these important workers make sure our goods are delivered to us safely and securely.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 3rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This weekend football season is officially kicking-off on gridirons across America! And this week’s TIP List contains the latest trends playing out in the transportation field. Highlights include criteria for the upcoming ELD mandate and the impact of mobile technology on the supply chain – tackle the full huddle of articles below!

  • TMS Talk Series

    TMS Talk Series – Part 5: Propelling Your Organization into the Future with Meaningful Data

    - by Transplace

    Welcome back to our “TMS Talk” series, where we are discussing what the right transportation management technology can do for your organization. In part 5 of this series, we’ll discuss how a TMS can help you use meaningful data to empower your organization to tackle anything that may be on the transportation horizon.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 27th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Labor Day is a celebration of U.S. employee’s dedication to hard work. And this week, the TIP List is devoted to the trends that are shaping the supply chain each and every day. From the impact of the ELD mandate on drivers to emerging technology for truckers — take a look at all of the articles below and enjoy the holiday’s festivities!

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