Posts tagged with ‘economy’

  • 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.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 19th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    For many recent graduates, now is a great time to celebrate current accomplishments and prepare for future endeavors. And this week’s TIP List is also looking ahead by examining some of the industry trends on the horizon, including proposed legislation for improving infrastructure and the potential impact of blockchain technology on transportation.

  • 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!

  • Shipper Symposium

    Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

    - by Transplace

    Our 17th annual Shipper Symposium in Dallas, Texas wrapped up today — and from the insightful keynote speakers and breakout presenters to the activities and attendees, we’re positive that this year’s event has been one of the best yet. During the three days, industry leaders, executives, partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers had the opportunity to discuss current industry trends such as data management and technology, capacity constraints, and economic and regulatory issues that are impacting the transportation of goods across the globe.

  • Shipper Symposium

    The 17th Annual Shipper Symposium: Choose Your Breakout Adventure!

    - by Transplace

    Mark your calendars! At the 17th annual Shipper Symposium (May 6-8), we are proud to be hosting transportation experts and leading supply chain professionals from a variety of industries to discuss topics geared toward helping you operate your supply chain more efficiently.This year, we’re presenting a wide range of unique breakout sessions that will enable you to learn from industry leaders and executives who are impacted by data management, capacity constraints, and economic and regulatory issues that affect the transportation of their goods across the globe. A world of educational adventure awaits you at the Four Seasons Las Colinas this year – which road will you choose?

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 14th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Although there will be many opportunities to search for hidden eggs during this weekend’s Easter celebration, our TIP List this week presents quite the opposite. The stories included are some of the most noticeable trends impacting transportation, such as a positive projection for the freight market and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting more than $1 trillion for infrastructure improvements.

  • Industry News

    Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019

    - by Transplace

    Three months into 2019, the industry has already experienced a number of developments impacting shippers and carriers alike. For example, we’ve recently seen events such as the bomb cyclone, flooding in the Midwest and the ongoing gridlock at the U.S.-Mexico Border impact supply chains across North America and directly affect the freight market. It’s critical for organizations to understand the widespread influence that these types of individual events can have while also keeping up-to-date on the latest when it comes to capacity, freight and the economy.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 7th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Over the past few weeks, the gridlock situation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been widely covered by headlines across the country. And with both passenger and cargo wait times seeing significant daily increases at multiple entry points, this week’s TIP List has the latest news to keep you up-to-date on the current situation and breaks down the potential overall impact of this event on the industry. Keep reading below to stay informed about the ongoing delays.

  • Business - Transportation

    Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

    - by Transplace

    According to recent reports, trucks crossing the border between Mexico and the United States are currently hitting delays of up to 12 hours. Reuters has reported that “the reshuffling of border agents, announced last week to process the record number of migrant families entering the United States from Mexico, prompted delays of up to 12 hours for trucks crossing from Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez to El Paso, Texas.”

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

    - by Transplace

    With the spring season officially kicked off, we’re hoping that beautiful summer weather is soon to follow! Picked directly from the headlines, this week’s TIP List includes industry indicators for you to spring into, including indexes and reports that are helping to forecast the future of the transportation landscape. Find out what trends are blooming below.

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