Archive for September, 2018

  • Miscellaneous
    Logistics Alert: Update to International Chinese Shipping Tariffs

    Logistics Alert: Update to International Chinese Shipping Tariffs

    - by Transplace

    It can be a confusing time for the international shipping community due to the U.S. government’s implementation of new tariffs on Chinese goods entering America. As these rounds of regulations have unfolded over the last few months, we’ve shared details around what products have been included in the first two waves of tariffed goods and what these changes mean for shippers. Recently, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the implementation of additional tariffs – which was included in a new third list. Below is a full timeline of events and a comprehensive list of the updated regulations.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 23rd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    From blockchain and IoT to AI and beyond, technology is helping drive today’s supply chains into the future. Our TIP List this week includes a high-tech takeover that highlights a number of these trends – such as the impact of digitalization on manufacturing’s M&A activities and how tech can positively impact customer experience in logistics.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 16th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This upcoming Saturday marks the official start to autumn, and we’re anticipating the weather cooling down and the leaves changing color. In honor of the new season, our weekly TIP List falls into the developments happening in the transportation industry for the rest of 2018 and beyond – including the impact of advanced technologies on the supply chain and a prediction for a strong 2019 trucking market.

  • Business - Transportation
    Better together: Carrier Symposium 2018 - Transplace

    Better Together: Carrier Symposium 2018

    - by Transplace

    Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Northwest Arkansas – and it was an action-packed day full of education, recognition, networking and appreciation for those carriers that provide capacity in support of our shipper customers. This year, the event hosted 225 total attendees from Transplace’s core carrier partners, with 150 carriers from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. represented.

  • Business - Transportation
    2018 Carrier Award Winners: Thank you, carriers and truck drivers

    2018 Carrier Award Winners: Thank You, Carriers and Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    This week, we are holding our annual Carrier Symposium in Fayetteville, Arkansas, bringing carriers together for education, recognition and appreciation. And since strong relationships are so critical to Transplace’s ability to deliver outstanding service to our customers, it’s important for us to recognize those that consistently provide exemplary service.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 9th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    We appreciate our highway heroes each and every day, but we’re especially thankful today and all week long as we celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Thank you, truck drivers, for all that you do!

  • Business - Transportation
    seasonal alert: how hurricanes can affect your supply chain

    Seasonal Alert: How Hurricanes Can Affect Your Supply Chain

    - by Transplace

    Hurricane season is upon us, and severe weather events certainly have the potential to create supply chain chaos both in North America and internationally. And as the U.S. east coast is currently preparing for the landfall of Hurricane Florence, the threat of flooding and heavy rains are a real concern for shippers throughout the entire geographical area and beyond.

  • Business - Transportation
    Thank you, truck drivers! From Transplace for National Truck Driver Appreciation

    We Appreciate Our Highway Heroes – Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Today kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9-15), a celebration of the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Because of the hard work and dedication of these men and women, goods are delivered securely and our highways are kept safe – and we’re truly grateful for all that they do!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 2nd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 2nd, 2018 Are you ready for some football? As the NFL season officially kicks…

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