Posts tagged with ‘data’

  • Capacity Services

    Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

    - by Transplace

    2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. The truckload (TL) market was extremely tight due to limited capacity—and as a result, many shippers looked to alternative modes of transportation to move their freight and went to extra lengths to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Capacity Services

    Preparing Your Supply Chain for Capacity Challenges

    - by Transplace

    It’s a fascinating time in the logistics industry. Increased demand and customer expectations are putting intense pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without blowing their bottom line. And while capacity has loosened in the first half of 2019, the spot market is still well above the levels seen in 2015, 2016 and even early 2017. In this current environment, a capacity crunch can truly rewrite the rules of the game—making it critical to be prepared in advance.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Last week at our 17th annual Shipper Symposium, we heard from a number of supply chain professionals and business leaders about current industry trends and solutions for shippers. And with many of these prominent topics still top-of-mind, this week’s TIP List is a fantastic way to continue the learning. Featured articles include info on a recent surge in shipping capacity and the impact of technology on the supply chain – we can’t wait to see you at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Austin!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21st, 2019

    - by Transplace

    With this week’s observance of Earth Day, it’s only natural that our TIP List showcases a number of stories impacting the current transportation environment. Highlights include the positive effect of predictive analytics on supply chains and how software as a service is helping to bring TMS technology to shippers. Read below for the full scoop on the industry climate:

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend was Groundhog Day, and Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, predicting an early spring season! And with this anticipation of warmer temperatures, our weekly TIP List provides the latest read on the current supply chain climate. Dive in below for info on how the emergence of millennials is impacting the industry and a report to help retail shippers meet changing delivery requirements.

  • 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
    International Tariffs: What Shippers Need to Know & What's Ahead for International 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.

  • Business - Transportation
    The Transplace Think Tank Puts Data to Work: Carrier Conversations & Shipper Solutions

    The Transplace Think Tank Puts Data to Work: Carrier Conversations & Shipper Solutions

    - by Transplace

    The Transplace Think Tank has been striving to identify new ways to use corporate intelligence and put actionable data to work to support the decisions made for our customers each and every day. For example, when a number of storms hit in the fall of 2017, the Think Tank members created a dashboard that allowed customers full visibility of all affected shipments. This allowed teams to work together to make strategic decisions to overcome any shipper obstacles and put a plan into action to work around any routes that were disrupted by the storms.

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