Posts tagged with ‘3PL’

  • Business - Transportation

    International Tariffs: What Shippers Need to Know & What’s Ahead for International Transportation

    - by Transplace

    There have been many recent headlines surrounding international trade and the potential impact of a number of tariffs being put into place by the U.S., most notably the tariffs on steel and aluminum last month. These tariffs affect all shippers who may be importing or exporting from Mexico, China, Canada or a number of other countries – and there have been some recent key developments in this trade situation that shippers need to be aware of.

  • Miscellaneous

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 21st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 21st, 2018 With companies investing in digital transformation, it’s apparent that innovations such as…

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 14th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, many states throughout the U.S. have seen cold temperatures emerge and snowy weather hit in full force. And with Mother Nature’s ability to impact each and every supply chain, our TIP List this week is a flurry of trends to help logistics professionals navigate their operations come rain, sleet or snow. From last year’s 3PL market growth to Canada’s plan for implementing ELDs – check out the articles below!

  • Business - Transportation

    Letter from the CEO: Executive Team Changes, Future Success and Putting the Customer First

    - by Transplace

    As many of you may already know, we recently announced that Tom Sanderson has transitioned to the role of executive chairman and will serve on Transplace’s board of directors, and that I have moved into the role of CEO. I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to continue as a leader of our company and build upon the rich heritage that has made Transplace a dominating player in transportation management and 3PL services.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 7th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, College Football’s biggest playmakers took center stage at the National Championship. The matchup went into overtime and came down to the final play – proving that details and preparation are essential in game planning. Likewise, our TIP List this week includes the transportation news you need to know to help stay ahead of the competition. Highlights include the impact of the tax law on trucking companies and recent increases in diesel prices – check out the spread below of what’s happening in the industry!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 1st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    We’re excited to be flipping the calendar to 2018 this week – there is so much to look forward to! Our first TIP List of 2018 includes the latest and greatest supply chain trends you need to know as you head into another year in the transportation world. From top industry conferences to attend to the latest on the ELD mandate – start off right with some interesting industry predictions!

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