Posts tagged with ‘holidays’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 2nd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    With Hanukkah starting this week and Christmas and Kwanzaa a few weeks away, we hope you are well underway on your holiday wish list. We’ve also been making a list and checking it twice – of the biggest trending transportation topics that you need to know, from the signing of the USMCA to the impact of the holiday retail shopping season on trucking. Read on for a little industry holiday cheer!

  • Business - Transportation
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    The Retail Rush: The Impact of Black Friday & Cyber Monday on Shippers

    - by Transplace

    When the weather cools down, the retail industry heats up. There is a supply chain flurry that happens well in advance of Thanksgiving, as the natural business cycle of the holiday shipping season causes over-the-road (OTR) capacity to tighten. Additionally, the recent substantial growth of e-retailing and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (oftentimes cited as the “Amazon Effect”), has created an expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 21st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Local elections across the country are quickly approaching, and we’re wondering: if you could vote for the most important trends in logistics, how would you cast your ballot? Top candidates in this week’s TIP List include preparation in the retail space for the upcoming holidays and an increase in manufacturing capacity.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 1st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    We’re excited to be flipping the calendar to 2018 this week – there is so much to look forward to! Our first TIP List of 2018 includes the latest and greatest supply chain trends you need to know as you head into another year in the transportation world. From top industry conferences to attend to the latest on the ELD mandate – start off right with some interesting industry predictions!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With a crisp breeze in the air and Christmas less than a week away, now is a great time to prepare your season’s greetings and plan to ring in the New Year. And our final TIP List of 2017 features some industry news that is sure to bring holiday cheer, including information about a logistics hiring surge and unexpected holiday sales increasing retail imports.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 26th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday this past week, transportation and supply chain professionals certainly have a lot on their plates! And this week’s TIP List includes a generous portion of trends such as the affect e-commerce has on the secondary retail market and Cyber Monday sale predictions. Dig into all of the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past Saturday was the national observance of Veterans Day, and we’d like to take a moment and say thank you to all of the men and women of the armed forces for their service to our country!

    Our TIP List this week looks at ways to combat and prepare for the end-of-year holiday shipping challenges. From reefer capacity tightening in anticipation of Thanksgiving to the factors that are impacting this year’s holiday retail sales – check out the latest transportation news below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations

    Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations

    - by Transplace

    The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday season is often the start of increased capacity constraints and a precursor to the supply chain challenges that typically remain for the rest of the year. In the current market, there is already a lot of activity that is drawing from normal OTR capacity, and things have gotten tight throughout many direct-to-consumer (DTC) channels.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Happy Holidays from Transplace!

    - by Transplace

    Opening gifts, baking cookies and enjoying festivities with loved ones are just some of the things that make this season the most wonderful time of the year. And to ensure that all of your holiday essentials arrive safely and on time, the transportation industry continues to work hard throughout this time of year to help make the season special for all.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This year’s final list includes stories of truck drivers hauling during the holiday season and what to expect from the supply chain industry in 2017.

    Read on for more, and we can’t wait to see you again next year!

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