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    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.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 27th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    For the fourth straight year, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will compete in the NBA Finals. And just as it’s a thrilling time in the basketball world, it’s also an exciting time in the supply chain industry, with a number of game-changing trends playing out – including the official beginnings of the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance and improvements in the U.S. consumer comfort index. Read on for the full playbook in this week’s TIP List!

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    Highlights of Shipper Symposium 2018

    Highlights of Shipper Symposium 2018

    - by Transplace

    It was a stellar three days at the 16th annual Shipper Symposium in Frisco, Texas last week! We heard from some terrific keynote speakers and breakout presenters sharing important industry insight with our partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers in attendance at the event.

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    LinkedIn Supply Chain Influencers to Follow – The Industry’s Lucky Charms

    LinkedIn Supply Chain Influencers to Follow – The Industry’s Lucky Charms

    - by Transplace

    Some of the best St. Patrick’s Day traditions include all green attire, shamrocks and a cold pint of beer. And as more than 120 million Americans participate in the celebration, there is no doubt that the holiday has a significant impact on manufacturers, retailers and supply chains. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers will be shelling out some serious green on March 17th. Americans plan to spend a record $5.9 billion on St. Paddy’s items including food, drinks, clothing, accessories and decorations.

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

    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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    This Year in Review: Our Favorite Moments of 2017!

    This Year in Review: Our Favorite Moments of 2017!

    - by Transplace

    As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 approaches, now is the perfect time to reflect back on what we’ve accomplished within the last 12 months. This year has been filled with many proud successes for our company, and before we ring in the New Year, we wanted to take a look back at what has made 2017 so special. Read on for some of the highlights and significant moments that happened at Transplace within the past year!

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    Halloween 2017: The Sweetest Supply Chain Influencers to Follow

    Halloween 2017: The Sweetest Supply Chain Influencers to Follow

    - by Transplace

    It’s no secret that, for many children, one of the biggest treats of Halloween is knocking on doors and collecting as many peanut butter cups and chocolate bars as possible. And while the holiday is a delight for kids, Halloween also has a significant impact each year on supply chains across the U.S. According to the National Retail Federation, nearly all of this year’s 179 million U.S. celebrants plan on purchasing candy. And all of those sweets need to be manufactured, shipped and delivered on time for trick-or-treating on October 31st!

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    Data Management Challenges and Solutions for the Modern Organization

    Data Management Challenges and Solutions for the Modern Organization

    - by Transplace

    When it comes to market competitiveness, strategic decision-making and maintaining standards of service, many organizations have realized the importance of proper data management. When properly maintained, data can provide businesses with visibility into the cost of their operations, the impact of their decisions, the status of their supply chain relationships and the ability to track compliance to agreements and forecasts.

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    Thank You for Naming Transplace an Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Provider”

    Thank You for Naming Transplace an Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Provider”

    - by Transplace

    Thank You for Naming Transplace an Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Provider” Each year, the Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL…

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    Transplace Employee Training: Always Striving to Thrill

    Transplace Employee Training 2017: Always Striving to Thrill

    - by Transplace

    By: Jessica Lynch, Vice President of HR, Transplace

    It’s an especially exciting time for Transplace. From an HR perspective, our company has been growing steadily both organically from new business and through acquisitions, and we focus on attracting and developing talent in order to best meet the needs of customers and carriers. This growth has impacted the makeup of our employee base and training programs. My objective is to help new hires understand the Transplace business so we’re setting them up to be confident in their roles and to successfully thrill the customer – one of our company’s core values.

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