Posts tagged with ‘ELD’

  • 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 December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 1st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Baseball is officially back! As your favorite team takes to the diamond for the season, this week’s TIP List is hitting the field with some promising trends currently playing out in transportation. From future 3PL mergers and acquisitions to the importance of building solid supply chain partnerships – grab some crackerjacks and peanuts and take a look at the full industry lineup below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    March Madness is in full force! Was your college team bounced early or is your bracket already busted? This week’s TIP List can change your luck, as it includes the most important trends making moves in transportation. From approaches to help shippers improve their transportation management operations to the latest on the ELD mandate – get in the game and come out on top against the competition with the stories below!

  • 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?

  • 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!

  • Capacity Services
    2018 Capacity Series: Intermodal Market Challenges & Costs

    2018 Capacity Series: Intermodal Market Challenges & Costs

    - by Transplace

    It’s both an interesting and rather chaotic time in the intermodal market. The ELD mandate is in full effect, with leniency through April, and there have been some widespread market changes as a result. For carriers, with the new ELD regulations come subsequent training needs and changes to drivers’ hours – creating a number of additional costs for carriers, which are in turn being passed along to shippers. So, what can shippers do to combat the ongoing market challenges of 2018?

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, we will flip the calendar from February to March – and the anticipation of upcoming events such as Daylight Saving time, St. Patrick’s Day and the start of spring provides plenty to look forward to. Similarly, this week’s TIP List includes a plethora of optimistic trends impacting the future of transportation. From truckload capacity predictions to an increase in big rig truck orders – check out all the positive industry info below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation observed President’s Day to honor the leaders of the past that have helped construct the foundation of our country. And this week’s TIP List shares some of the trends shaping the future of transportation – including the ELD mandate and how it is impacting driver productivity, and a potential increase in transportation costs currently faced by shippers. Read on for the full rundown of influential supply chain developments!

  • International Logistics
    Navigating Ongoing International Capacity Challenges

    Navigating Ongoing International Capacity Challenges

    - by Transplace

    International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity. From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation 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…

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