Archive for February, 2018

  • Business - Transportation

    Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement | Part 2: MDI and Daily Tactical Processes

    - by Transplace

    In part 1 of this blog post, we discussed how, in order to deliver on the commitments made during the sales and onboarding process, organizations and their transportation partners must align their daily efforts with meeting their overall goals and objectives. And developing an OGSM is the first step, but in order to be successful long-term – and achieve the desired results – organizations need to establish daily tactical processes and consistently monitor goals versus actual results.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation observed President’s Day to honor the leaders of the past that have helped construct the foundation of our country. And this week’s TIP List shares some of the trends shaping the future of transportation – including the ELD mandate and how it is impacting driver productivity, and a potential increase in transportation costs currently faced by shippers. Read on for the full rundown of influential supply chain developments!

  • Business - Transportation

    Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement | Part 1: Delivering on Promises and Achieving Goals

    - by Transplace

    When first engaging in a partnership, shippers and their logistics providers have certain objectives in mind. It may be to reduce transportation costs or centralize their transportation management but, unfortunately, over time, daily activities often fail to directly connect to those original objectives. In order to achieve the desired ROI and deliver on the promises made during the sales process, both parties need daily activities to align with that objective.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 11th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Boxes of chocolate, thoughtful cards and bouquets of flowers are a few of the highlights of today’s celebration of Valentine’s Day. And this week, our TIP List is inspired by the loving holiday – embracing some of the sweetest trends impacting the transportation industry. From the freight transportation outlook to the importance of supply chain collaboration, we’re sure you’ll love the articles below!

  • International Logistics

    Navigating Ongoing International Capacity Challenges

    - by Transplace

    International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity. From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week kicks off the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea – where the world’s most elite athletes will be competing for gold. And this week, we’re presenting you with our TIP List that includes some of the golden trends currently dazzling the transportation industry. Below, you’ll find info about ocean carrier trends and tips to reduce your supply chain spend. Let the games begin!

  • Shipper Symposium

    Join Us for Shipper Symposium 2018!

    - by Transplace

    It’s time to mark your calendars for the 16th annual Shipper Symposium! This year, our signature event will be held at the Omni Hotel at The Star in Frisco, TX on May 8 – 10, 2018.

    After more than a decade, the Shipper Symposium has become a symbol of educational excellence in the transportation industry. We’re thrilled to be offering another opportunity for attendees to take advantage of learning from experts through industry trend discussions, thought leadership content, networking opportunities and legislative updates – all geared toward helping operate your supply chain more efficiently and prepare your organization for the future of transportation.

  • Miscellaneous

    Are You Ready for Super Bowl LII? – Fun Facts About the Big Game

    - by Transplace

    It’s almost time for the biggest football game of the year, the Super Bowl! On February 4th, the New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles at the new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. And with playmakers such as Tom Brady, Alshon Jeffery, Rob Gronkowski and Nick Foles highlighting the matchup, we couldn’t be more excited!

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