Archive for October, 2018

  • Business - Transportation
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    Happy Halloween – The Sweetest Supply Chain Moments (So Far)!

    - by Transplace

    For many children, one of the most exciting parts of Halloween is dressing up and trick-or-treating to collect as much candy as possible. And there’s certainly no doubt that the holiday is a delightful time for kids – but have you ever thought about its substantial impact on U.S. retailers, manufactures and supply chains?

  • Business - Transportation
    Industry Insight Report: Q3 2018

    Q3 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    - by Transplace

    With only a few months left in 2018, there are a number of key market trends and industry conditions left to explore – especially with the jam-packed holiday season coming up for organizations in the retail space and beyond. In addition to the anticipation of the peak holiday shipping season, recent events such as Hurricane Florence and ongoing tariff fluctuations make now, more than ever, a critical time for shippers to find new ways to lower transportation costs and examine alternative capacity solutions in today’s tight market.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 21st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Local elections across the country are quickly approaching, and we’re wondering: if you could vote for the most important trends in logistics, how would you cast your ballot? Top candidates in this week’s TIP List include preparation in the retail space for the upcoming holidays and an increase in manufacturing capacity.

  • International Logistics
    A New Deal - Updating North America's Trade Agreemenet

    A New Deal – Updating North America’s Trade Agreement

    - by Transplace

    For now, it’s only been agreed upon via a handshake, but the United States, Mexico and Canada have made a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will now be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 14th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    It’s a thrilling time in sports, with baseball coming down the homestretch, football in full force and the basketball season tipping off. It’s also an exciting time in the shipping world, and for this week’s TIP List we’re highlighting some thrilling transportation trends. From ways shippers are game planning for trucking bids to the latest happenings in manufacturing – check out the full line-up of articles below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Logistics Management - Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services

    Logistics Management Report: Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services

    - by Transplace

    Logistics Management Report: Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services In the current freight market, it truly is “survival of…

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 7th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This Monday, Canada observed Thanksgiving – an annual holiday that has taken place since 1879. And with that holiday top of mind, our TIP List this week showcases a generous portion of industry trends; including an update on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and a look at how technology will help retailers this holiday season. Dig into the full plate of stories below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Letter from the Transplace CEO Acquisition: Transplaces Acquisition of Yusen Logistics' Intermodal Operations

    Letter from the CEO: Transplace’s Acquisition of Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal Operations

    - by Transplace

    Yesterday, Transplace was thrilled to announce that it acquired Yusen Logistics Americas’ intermodal marketing company/over-the-road freight brokerage group. A subsidiary of Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Yusen Logistics is a global logistics and transportation provider that established a strong, successful North American intermodal business. This acquisition expands Transplace’s intermodal and freight brokerage capabilities and better positions us to meet the supply chain needs of our customers.

  • Business - Transportation
    Vertical Update Manufacturing Day 2018

    Vertical Update: Manufacturing Day 2018

    - by Transplace

    It’s Manufacturing Day! This yearly celebration of modern manufacturing occurs on the first Friday of October, and strives to address common misperceptions about the industry and give manufacturers a day to showcase what they do and examine some of the most important aspects of their world.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 30th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Q4 of 2018 kicked off this week, and supply chains across North America are starting to gear up for the holiday rush. This week’s TIP List includes trends that will impact both shippers and carriers during this year’s peak holiday season and beyond. From the NRF’s projected Halloween spending to the latest on NAFTA renegotiations – check out all of the end-of-year updates below!

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