Posts tagged with ‘Cross-border’

  • 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?

  • 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 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!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 12th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    The pre-winter peak shipping season is quickly approaching! While supply chains across North America are gearing up for the seasonal rush, this week’s TIP List includes a serious haul of news, such as the latest on transportation capacity and retail’s use of advanced technology.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 29th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 29th, 2018 Back-to-school season is rapidly approaching, and we’ve been studying up on the…

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 10th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Are you still looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? The National Retail Federation recently reported that this year’s top presents for dads are special outings, clothing, gift cards and electronics. And our Father’s Day gift to you is our weekly TIP List – below are some of the hottest transportation stories, including increases in truck orders and strategies to improve cross-border trade. We hope all the fathers out there have a fantastic weekend!

  • 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?

  • Business - Transportation
    The Canadian Transportation Market: What Shippers Need to Know

    The Canadian Transportation Market: What Shippers Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    By: Brian Ware, VP Marketing, Business Development, Canada

    As the second largest geographical country in the world and the 10th largest economy, Canadian supply chains face different operational challenges than those in the U.S. Recently, I was interviewed by Adrian Gonzalez on Talking Logistics and discussed some of the current trends in the Canadian transportation industry. In this post, I will highlight some of those trends; as well as explain some of the current challenges shippers are facing, ways to reduce supply chain costs and some best practices for improving operations.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With supply chain operations and logistics, sometimes you just need a little luck of the Irish – especially for those who find themselves transporting Guinness to local pubs during the week of St. Patrick’s Day. Some of the treasures highlighted in this week’s TIP list include the newest FMCSA report and a look at cross-border shipping in light of recent Mexican fuel price volatility. Grab yourself a pint and dive into this week’s TIP List!

  • Business - Transportation
    NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade

    NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade: Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

    - by Transplace

    By: Troy Ryley, Senior Vice President,  Mexico, Transplace

    *Note: A version of this article previously appeared in the Adam Smith Project, a new initiative on trade from the publishers of American Shipper.

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its effect on the United States has been a much-talked-about topic recently, and there exists a desire to either renegotiate or terminate NAFTA and implement additional taxes on goods that are made in Mexico and sold in the U.S. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America.

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