Posts tagged with ‘capacity’

  • Transportation Management

    Better Together: Thanks for Supporting Transplace for Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Provider

    - by Transplace

    The Inbound Logistics “Top 10 3PL Providers” is a yearly list that serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that the publication feels are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs, aiming to highlight the best logistics solutions providers that answer global supply chain and logistics challenges. We are proud to have been on this list for 15 consecutive years, and we are hoping to make this year our 16th.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 3rd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    For many recent graduates, it’s a great time to celebrate past accomplishments and prepare for future endeavors. And with graduation season in full-force, we’ve curated our weekly TIP List to highlight some supply chain standouts shaping the outlook of the industry. From the state of the freight market to strategies for avoiding a shipping squeeze – check out all of the stories below worth recognition!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 20th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This weekend’s observance of Memorial Day marks an important opportunity to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. military, setting aside time to remember their sacrifices. Americans throughout the country will hold tributes and celebrate the unofficial start of the summer season with friends and family.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 13th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Last week at our 16th annual Shipper Symposium, we heard myriad insights into the most prominent industry trends from top business leaders and supply chain professionals. And with these topics still top-of-mind, this week’s TIP List is a great way to continue the learning, as it features stories on the recent capacity crunch, rising freight prices and the driver shortage. Read on for all of the timely industry articles – and we look forward to seeing you again at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Dallas!

  • Industry News
    Transportation Industry Update: Q1 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    Transportation Industry Update: Q1 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    - by Transplace

    Three months into 2018, the transportation industry has already observed a number of rapid developments and heightened challenges faced by shippers and carriers alike. From a marketplace standpoint, it’s no secret that there is currently an abundance of demand and not an abundance of supply. Truckload and LTL contract rates are trending upward, and though the upward trend of spot market rates has leveled, they remain up as much as 30% year-over-year on a per mile basis, having a deleterious impact on shippers’ budgets. As we head into produce season in Q2, we expect the supply/demand imbalance to remain.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This upcoming April Fool’s Day, there are endless possibilities for playing pranks and practical jokes on your peers. But we can promise you that this week’s TIP List was assembled without any tricks! Featured stories explore why Millennials should consider trucking as a career and some of the ways shippers are catering to drivers to combat the capacity crunch and driver shortage. Let us know if any of the industry trends below surprise you!

  • Capacity Services
    2018 Capacity Series: Combating the Capacity Crunch for Mexico’s Cross Border Shipments

    2018 Capacity Series: Combating the Capacity Crunch for Mexico’s Cross Border Shipments

    - by Transplace

    You could call it the perfect capacity storm, as a number of the same challenges that U.S. domestic shippers are encountering are also impacting cross-border logistics in Mexico. In addition to factors such as the ELD mandate and recent extreme winter weather conditions, the upcoming peak produce shipping season in Mexico is set to put additional pressure on capacity and create unexpected costs for carriers and shippers alike. So, how can cross-border shippers combat some of the challenges currently accumulating in the market?

  • Miscellaneous
    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.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 11th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Daylight saving time started this past Sunday, and our clocks jumped forward one hour to maximize the upcoming summertime sunshine. But even though we lost a precious hour of sleep, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook, including some of the latest industry trends springing up in transportation. From Uber’s autonomous freight delivery to a closer look at new, innovative approaches to supply chain optimization, leap ahead to all of the brightest industry news below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, the movie industry’s most influential icons gathered at the Oscars to recognize the greatest films of 2017. And inspired by the Academy Awards, this week’s TIP List is presenting those supply chain and transportation trends that are currently most captivating – including big winners such as manufacturing’s recent growth and a spike in confidence for retail shoppers. Sit back, relax and enjoy all of the industry news below!

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